Windies Mens Team

T&T have firm grip over Leewards

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago narrowly grabbed first innings points over Leeward Islands and tightened their grip on the match with two late strikes on the second day of their fifth round match of the Regional First Class Championship on Saturday.

Struggling at 63-5 in their response to the Leewards’ 211 all out on the first day, T&T showed great character to fight back and snatch a slender 19-run lead at Queen’s Park Oval.

Woakes wrecks Guyana with hat-trick

Providence, Guyana, CMC – Chris Woakes grabbed a superb hat-trick to condemn Guyana to their second lowest total in the modern WICB Regional first-class championship against the England Lions on Saturday.

Woakes, a tall right-arm seamer, removed Vishaul Singh, Veerasammy Permaul and Zaheer Mohamed to trigger a slide, which sent Guyana crashing to 69 all out in their first innings on the second day of their rain-affected fifth round match at the Guyana National Stadium.

Sebastien's six puts slide on Bajans

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – Andre Fletcher continued his rich vein of form for Windward Islands, after career-best bowling from Liam Sebastien against Barbados in the WICB Regional first-class championship on Saturday.

Fletcher was unbeaten on 53 to lead Windwards to 116-2, replying to Barbados’ first innings total of 341 on the second day of their fifth round match at Kensington Oval.

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Classy Corbin cracks 74 for CC&C

Spanish Town, Jamaica, CMC – An attacking half-century by Kyle Corbin helped Combined Campuses and Colleges survive a slump and keep leaders Jamaica at bay.

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Peterson does it for SA in thriller

Nagpur, India – Tail-ender Robin Peterson broke Indian hearts by blasting 16 runs off the final over to hand South Africa a thrilling three-wicket win over the co-hosts in the World Cup on Saturday.

Chasing 297 and needing 13 off the last six balls, Peterson (18 not out) hoisted a six and hit two fours to edge the Proteas to victory with two balls left – silencing a passionate home crowd. The result took South Africa to third spot in Group B behind India and West Indies.


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