Guyana Jaguars extend lead in PCL 4-Day


Despite playing to a tie against the Windward Islands Volcanoes in their last game, the Guyana Jaguars have remained on top of the points standing in the Professional Cricket League (PCL) Four-day competition and are on course for a fourth title on the trot.

The tie at the weekend meant the Jaguars remain the only unbeaten team in the competition after six rounds. The Jaguars now have four victories, one draw and a tied encounter this year, and sit firmly at the top of the points table.

Winners of the last three titles on the trot, the Jaguars have accumulated 97.2 points thus far, inclusive of 12 batting points, 16 bowling points and 12.2 pace bowling points.

The Leon Johnson-led side is way ahead of second place Jamaica Scorpions, who are on 67.8 points, and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force closely behind Scorpions in third on 67.6 points.

Leeward Islands Hurricanes, whom the Jaguars drew their match against, are in fourth spot on 57 points, while Barbados Pride occupy fifth position with 56.8 points. 

Windward Islands Volcanoes, the only team yet to record a victory this season and have endured four defeats in six games, are dwelling at the bottom of the table on 32.8 points. Seventh round action will be played from Thursday (December 14) before the competition takes a break for the holiday season and resumes in January.

Guyana Jaguars will play Leeward Islands Hurricanes in a day/night game at Providence, starting at 14:00h daily, while Windward Islands Volcanoes will host Jamaica Scorpions in a day/night match, and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force will have home advantage against Barbados Pride in a day game.

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