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CLOSE: Day 2 of Semi-finals

Summarised scores at the close on the second day of the WICB First-Class Championship semi-finals on Saturday:

At 3Ws Oval: CCC 256 (Romel Currency 95, Shacoya Thomas 32, Kyle Corbin 30, Floyd Reifer 23, Carlos Brathwaite 20; Liam Sebastien 5-51, Garey Mathurin 3-77) and 85-3 (Romel Currency 32 not out, Kyle Corbin 31; Liam Sebastien 2-21). Windward Islands 173 (Kevin James 34, Andre Fletcher 31, Nelon Pascal 20; Kavesh Kantasingh 5-38, Carlos Brathwaite 3-24, Ryan Austin 2-53)

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Dhoni's magic wins World Cup for India

Mumbai, India – Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck a dramatic six to bring the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 to India on Saturday after Sri Lanka had threatened to ruin their party.

Dhoni finished with 91 not out as India, chasing a target of 275, won by six wickets with 10 balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium to win the 10th edition of the sport’s biggest event. They are also only the third side to win batting second, a feat that seemed beyond them when Lasith Malinga dismissed both openers in his first four overs.

TEA: Kantasingh's 5-38 stuns Windwards

Cave Hill, Barbados – A superb bowling performance by Kavesh Kantasingh earned Combined Campuses & Colleges first innings lead of 83 over Windward Islands in the WICB First-class semi-final at 3Ws Oval.

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LUNCH: Nash moves to 146 not out for JA

St Augustine, Trinidad – Brendan Nash made a superb century as Jamaica control to take control over Trinidad & Tobago at lunch on the second day of their WICB First-class semi-final on Saturday.

The left-handed Nash started the day on 96 and went on to score his eighth first class century as he continued to put the T&T bowlers to the sword. He went to the break on 146 not out and with his Wavell Hinds on 10. Jamaica reached 334-4 and will look to build a massive first innings score at the Sir Frank Worrell Ground at the UWI campus.

LUNCH: CCC spinners on top

Cave Hill, Barbados – Spinners Ryan Austin and Kavesh Kantasingh have snapped up five wickets as Combined Campuses & Colleges have the Windward Islands under severe pressure in their WICB First-class semi-final on Saturday.

At lunch on the second day at the 3Ws Oval, the Windwards found themselves in deep trouble at 69-5, replying to CCC’s 256. Austin, the experienced off-spinner, has so far taken 2-18 from eight overs, while Kantasingh, the attacking left-arm spinner has 3-24 from 12 overs.

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