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Martin spins Leewards win over T&T

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – Leeward Islands needed just an hour and 20 minutes to snatch the last four Trinidad and Tobago wickets and secure a thrilling 29-run victory in their fifth round WICB First Class Championship match on Monday.

Leg-spinner Anthony Martin proved the trump card for the visitors as he picked up 5-41 to send T&T tumbling to 153 all out at Queen’s Park Oval. Off-spinner Justin Athanaze finished with 4-56.

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Windwards bats hold on for draw

Bridgetown, Barbados – A defiant eighth-wicket stand between Lyndon James and Mervyn Matthew formalised a draw for Windward Islands with Barbados in the WICB Regional first-class championship on Monday.

Both batsmen ended with five, but more importantly, they batted through the final 45 minutes, and limp Windwards to 89-7 in their second innings, after they were set 172 for victory from a minimum of 40 overs on the final day of their fifth round match at Kensington Oval.

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Pakistan topple Zimbabwe to advance

Kandy, Sri Lanka – Pakistan sealed their place in the ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-finals after beating Zimbabwe by seven wickets in a rain-hit match on Monday.

Chasing a Duckworth/Lewis target of 162 off 38 overs, a half-century from Asad Shafiq (78 not out) and a solid knock by Mohammad Hafeez (49) steered Pakistan to 164-3 to win with 23 balls to spare

The result meant the Pakistanis joined Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka from Group A in the knock out stages of the competition.

Bangladesh win again, eyes on quarter-finals

Chittagong, Bangladesh – Bangladesh earned a much-needed victory over the Netherlands in their Group B match to keep their World Cup quarter-final hopes alive on Monday.

The six-wicket victory at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium catapulted the co-hosts to the fourth place in the group, moving ahead of England, with six points from five matches.

Bonner blooms for CCC against JA

Spanish Town, Jamaica – Former Young West Indies all-rounder Nkrumah Bonner missed out on a century as Combined Campuses and Colleges carried the fight to Jamaica on the third day of their fifth round match of the WICB First Class Championship on Sunday.

The 22-year-old cracked a highly attractive 87 to help carry CC&C to 353 all out, after they resumed the day at Chedwin Park on 253-7. At the close, Jamaica were 133-3 with the in-form Marlon Samuels already back in the pavilion cheaply.


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