Thursday, February 22, 2018

Cornwall starts well against Lions*

COME TO ME: England Lions batsman Joe Clarke, left, watches as West Indies ‘A’ team’s Vishaul Singh, right waits patiently to catch him at silly point, as wkpr Shane Dowrich watches the drama unfold on the opening day of the first “Test,” Sunday, at the Trelawny Multiplex, Jamaica. —Photo: CWI Media/Athelstan Bellamy


All-rounder Paul Coughlin's unbeaten half-century propped up England Lions after Rahkeem Cornwall's three-wicket haul rattled them, on the opening day of the first four-day “Test” Sunday.

The visitors, asked to bat first at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium, ended the day on 233 for six which represented a recovery, after they had slumped to 182 for six.

The right-handed Coughlin stroked a top score of 51 while Nick Gubbins gathered exactly 50 and captain Keaton Jenning, 49.

 

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