PCL: Guyana Jaguars still on top after third defeat
Despite enduring a third defeat this season, defending champions Guyana Jaguars are still on top of the points table in Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League Regional Four-day championship.
The Leon Johnson-led Jaguars, who are hunting a fifth straight title, lost to hosts Jamaica Scorpions by eight wickets in their eighth round contest last weekend, but remain on top with 117.2 points.
Leeward Islands Hurricanes, who have played one match less than the Jaguars, are closing the gap in second position; they have 93.4 points and are closely followed by Barbados Pride on 90.6, also from seven games.
Windward Islands Volcanoes, after eight matches, have 80 points in fourth position, followed by Jamaica Scorpions on 76.4 and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the cellar position on 67.4. Scorpions and Red Force have played seven games each.
In ninth round action starting Thursday, Jaguars will host Barbados Pride, Jamaica Scorpions will host Leeward Islands Hurricanes and Windward Islands Volcanoes would be at home to Trinidad and Tobago Red Force.