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Jamaica in charge on day 2 of Regional Four Day semifinal against GuyanaPosted: March 31, 2012
Jamaica’s cricketers are holding the upper hand at stumps on day two of their semifinal clash against Guyana at Sabina Park in the Regional Four Day Competition.
The four times defending champions after securing first innings points and batting a second time reached 99 for 3, an overall lead of 169 runs.
Xavier Marshall 54 and skipper Tamar Lambert 1 are the batsmen who will return to the crease on the third and penultimate day.
Those departed are Jermaine Blackwood 7, Donovan Pagon 8 and Brenton Parchment who made 22.
Earlier, the Guyanese resuming on their overnight 14 for one were bowled out for 126.
Nikita Miller and David Bernard did the most damage taking 3 wickets each, while Andrew Richardson supported with 2 for 18.
Scores in the match so far Jamaica 196 and 79 for 2, Guyana 126.
Jamaica is seeking a 7th straight victory and an unprecedented 5th straight hold on the title.
Over at the Queens Park Oval in Port of Spain, Barbados bowled the hosts out for just 84 runs to secure first innings.
The Bajans batting a second time reached 116 for 5 at stumps to take an overall lead of 255 runs.
Scores in the match, Barbados, 223 and 116 for 5. Trinidad and Tobago 84.