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Bajans wrestle advantage from Jamaica on day 2Posted: April 14, 2012
Barbados cricketers today wrestled the advantage from Jamaica on the rain affected second day of the Regional Four Day final at Sabina Park.
The days play ended early because of rain but not before the Bajans moved to within 77 runs of taking first innings points at 197 for 3 replying to Jamaica’s first innings total of 273 all out.
This was built around a solid 3rd wicket partnership of 144 between Jonathan Carter who is unbeaten on 96 and Rashidi Boucher who hit a half century 52.
The hard-hitting Dwayne Smith is the other not out batsman on 16 and with Carter they have put on 24 in an unbroken 4th wicket partnership.
Andrew Richardson 2 for 45 and Nikita miller 1 for 39 are the successful bowlers so far for Jamaica.
The four time defending champions Jamaica resumed this morning on 266 for 8 and were bowled out for 273.
Sulieman Benn ended with five wickets while Carlos Braithwaite took three.