The Leewards Hurricanes continued their winning ways when they comprehensively dismantled the Jamaica Scorpions on home soil, over the weekend.
Jamaica led the Leewards by all of 40 runs on first innings but the Leewards fought their way back into the game with half centuries from Captain Kieran Powell; Devon Thomas; Keacy Carty and Rahkeem Cornwall and then skittled out the Jamaicans for just 138 in their second innings, after a telling opening burst by Kittitian speedster, Sheeno Berridge.
Summarized scores: Hurricanes (210 &312-Keacy Carty 68;
Devon Thomas 65;
Kieran Powell 54;
Rahkeem Cornwall 52)
beat Scorpions (250 &
138-Sheeno Berridge 4 for 40) by 134 runs in Kingston, Jamaica
Worthy of note, is the fact that debutant Kian Pemberton, only bowled two overs in the entire match.
In other matches completed over the weekend:
Pride (76 & 238) lost to Jaguars (201) &
118-3 by 7 wickets in Providence, Guyana
Red Force (307 & 244-8 dec) beat Volcanoes (200 & 161) by 190 runs in Kingstown, St. Vincent
Upcoming -ROUND 10
Thursday, March 7 to Sunday, March 10
Scorpions vs Pride – Sabina Park
Jaguars vs Red Force – Guyana National Stadium (2 pm start daily)
Hurricanes vs Volcanoes – Vivian Richards Cricket Ground