Saturday, February 17, 2018

Guyana seize advantage, CCC on top

 Guyana took a 66-run first innings lead over the Leeward Islands on the second day of their Regional Four-Day Championship match at Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua yesterday and extended their advantage to 113 by the close of play.

Leon Johnson hit 110 to lead Guyana to 240 in their first innings before Keon Joseph (four for 53) and Zahir Mohamed (three for 12) combined to dismiss the Leewards for 174. 

Guyana were 47 for two in their second innings at stumps yesterday.

At Arnos Vale in St Vincent, the Combined Campuses and College (CCC) have an overall 134 run lead over the Windward Islands. CCC made 225 in their first innings and dismissed the Windwards for 157. CCC were 66 for four at the close of play yesterday. 

Regional Four-Day Championships Summarised Scores

At Vivian Richards Cricket Ground: Guyana lead by 113 runs

GUYANA 240 (Leon Johnson 110, Anthony Bramble 28; Anthony Martin 4/8, Gavin Tonge 2/43, Yannick Leonard 2/51) and 47-2 (Trevon Griffith 30 not out) vs LEEWARD ISLANDS 174 (Devon Thomas 71, Tonito Willett 27; Keon Joseph 4/53, Zahir Mohamed 3/12)

At Arnos Vale: CCC lead by 134 runs

COMBINED CAMPUSES & COLLEGES 225 (Kyle Corbin 79, Chadwick Walton 58; Nelon Pascal 4/52, Liam Sebastien 2/51) and 66-4 (Mervin Matthew 2-10, Liam Sebastien 2-24) vs WINDWARD ISLANDS 157 (Romel Currency 35 not out, Tyrone Theophile 23, Keddy Lesporis 22; Ryan Austin 8/58)