Scorpions crash to defeat vs Harpy Eagles in Regional Four Day Championship

Batting woes were once again on full display for home team Jamaica Scorpions who crashed to a massive defeat to defending champions Guyana Harpy Eagles in round 6 of the Cricket West Indies Regional Four Day Championship.

Starting the 4th and final day at Sabina Park on their overnight 123 for 2, the Scorpions were bowled out for 206 to go down by 212 runs.

Peat Salmon offered most resistance on the day with 30 while Kirk McKenzie who began on 39 added only one to his overnight tally after captain Brandon King was dismissed while on 15 after resuming on 13.

The rest of the scorecard for the Scorpions on day 4 reads: Derval Green 19, Abhijai Mansingh 17, Ramaal Lewis 10 with Romaine Morris and Marquino Mindley both making ducks. Ojay Shields was left not out having failed to trouble the scorer.

Kevin Sinclair and Gudakesh Motie were the most successful bowlers for Guyana Harpy Eagle both ending with identical 3 wickets while conceding 32 runs each.

Final scores: Guyana Harpy Eagles 424 and 147 for 4 declared, Jamaica scorpions 153 and 206.

Meanwhile at Queens Park Oval, Leeward Islands Hurricanes picking up from their overnight 98 for 1 went on to make 311……for an overall lead of 57. Barbados in response made 58 for 1 to win by 9 wickets.

Final scores: Leewards 288 and 311, Barbados 542 for 9 declared and 58 for 1.

The Combined Campuses and Colleges will remain at the foot of the table after slumping to a 123 run defeat to Trinidad and Tobago Red Force after they bowled out for 325 in their second innings at the Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Ground in St. Augustine.

Demario Richards (66) and Romario Greaves (47) were the mainstays of the batting line up against Bryan Charles who took 4 for 46.

Final scores: T&T Red Force 591 for 7 declared and 95 for 2 declared, CCC 238 and 325.

Attention now turns to the 7th and final round which gets underway on Wednesday.

The Scorpions face the T&T Red Force at Sabina Park, CCC take on Guyana at Kensington Cricket Club, Windies Academy meet Barbados at Coolidge while the Windwards can clinch the title with victory over the Leewards at the Sir Frank Worrell Ground.


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