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Lions take lead against WIsld

Roseau, Dominica – England Lions secured first innings points over Windward Islands on the second day of  their WICB First-Class Championship match, but the hosts hit back late to keep themselves in contention in the sixth round match, on Friday.

Resuming at their overnight 280-8, the visitors were dismissed for 302 and the Windwards recovered from a rocky start to make 237. In the eight overs available before the close at Windsor Park, the Lions lost Craig Kieswetter (nine) to be 20-1, an overall lead of 85 runs.

Fidel takes 5-57 but LI bat deep

North Sound, Antigua – A face-saving century stand between Jahmar Hamilton and Sherwin Peters thwarted a rampant Barbados, as they hauled Leeward Islands back into contention on the first day of their sixth round clash of the WICB First-Class Tournament on Friday.

Hamilton struck an attractive 83 while Peters carved out a responsible 57 to pull the hosts around from a shaky position of 17-3 and guide them to 277 all out at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Friday.

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Hinds rescues JA with 131 not out

Kingston, Jamaica – Veteran Wavell Hinds stroked a superb, unbeaten century to rescue leaders Jamaica against Trinidad and Tobago on the opening day of their sixth round WICB First-Class Tournament match on Friday.

The 34-year-old left-hander has so far made 131 not out as Jamaica finished on 297-5 at Sabina Park. He has so far been involved in an unbroken sixth-wicket stand of 121 with all-rounder Dave Bernard, who was unbeaten on 55 at the close.

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Bishoo fulfil's father's wish

Chennai, India – When Devendra Bishoo stepped onto the field for Thursday’s match against England it was the realisation of a dream for the young leg-spinner.

It was Bishoo’s first international match in West Indies colours and he also fulfilled the dream of his father. Bishoo’s father Mohanlal, died 17 years ago and his one dying wish was that his son would one day represent the West Indies.

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Sanga, Murali set up Lanka win

Mumbai, India – Kumar Sangakkara hit his first ICC Cricket World Cup century as his side enjoyed a comfortable 113-run win over New Zealand on Friday at the historic Wankhede Stadium.

On a memorable day for the Sri Lanka captain, Sangakkara hit an excellent 111 from 128 balls, putting on 144 runs with Mahela Jayawardena for the third wicket. During his innings he also passed 9 000 ODI runs.

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