Harpy Eagles trail Hurricanes by 77 runs at Providence
SUMMARY: Guyana Harpy Eagles 122 all out from 44.1 overs (Matthew Nandu 22, Kevlon Anderson 16, Antony Adams 12*, Tagenarine Chanderpaul 12, Kevin Sinclair 12; Rahkeem Cornwall 4-27, Colin Archibald Jr. 2-27, Javier Spencer 2-35) and 48-1 from 14.1 overs (Tagenarine Chanderpaul 20*, Kevlon Anderson 19*; Jeremiah Louis 1-10) vs Leeward Islands Hurricanes 247 all out from 92.1 overs (Jahmar Hamilton 58*, Kofi James 42, Kieran Powell 39; Nial Smith 4-33, Veerasammy Permaul 3-51, Kevin Sinclair 2-48)
Guyana Harpy Eagles were battling to regain supremacy against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes by stumps on day two of their fifth and final round game in the West Indies Four-Day Championship at the National Stadium, Providence, on Thursday.
After relinquishing a first innings lead of 125, Harpy Eagles closed the rain-affected day on 48-1, still 77 runs away from avoiding an innings defeat.
Test opener Tagenarine Chanderpaul is not out on 20 and Kevlon Anderson on 19, with young Matthew Nandu the man dismissed for three by Jeremiah Louis.
WATCH: Ball-by-Ball, Day Two
Hurricanes, starting the day on 133-5 in response to Harpy Eagles first innings score of 122, were dismissed for 247 on a day that had two rain interruptions.
Jahmar Hamilton topscored with an unbeaten 58 off 131 balls (6x4s), the lone individual half-century of the game thus far; Kofi James made 42 and Kieran Powell 39.
Fast bowler Nial Smith took 4-33, left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul 3-51 and off-spinner Kevin Sinclair 2-48 for Harpy Eagles, who will look to have a solid batting day on Friday with the hope of setting a target beyond the reach of the Hurricanes.
Summarised scores from the other two games
At Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad: Windward Islands Volcanoes 237 from 66.5 overs (Alick Athanaze 59, Tevyn Walcott 55, Ryan John 41; Akeem Jordan 5-44, Roshon Primus 2-44, Jomel Warrican 2-57) and 14-4 from 8 overs (Jomel Warrican 2-0) vs Barbados Pride 227 all out from 90.4 overs (Sheyne Moseley 112, Rashawn Worrell 35; Larry Edward 6-43). Windward Islands Volcanoes lead by 24 runs with six wickets in hand
At Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad: Jamaica Scorpions 125 all out from 29.4 overs (Derval Green 39, Jeavor Royal 27; Tion Webster 5-36, Terrance Hinds 3-40, Anderson Phillip 2-13) and 199-5 from 53 overs (Jermaine Blackwood 68, Leroy Lugg 66; Anderson Phillip 2-21, Bryan Charles 2-68) vs Trinidad and Tobago Red Force 302 all out from 86.5 overs (Terrance Hinds 94, Anderson Phillip 63*, Joshua Da Silva 39; Derval Green 3-56, Marquino Mindley 2-56, Jeavor Royal 2-60, Ojay Shields 2-72) Jamaica Scorpions lead by 22 runs