Jamaica smash Bajans

(CMC) Dave Bernard Jr and Nikita Miller shared eight wickets to bowl Jamaica to a 242-run victory over Barbados in their tenth round match of the WICB regional four-day competition on Monday at Kensington Oval, despite a hundred from opener Dale Richards.

Bernard collected four for 42 from 13 overs, and Miller captured four for 55 from 32.3 overs, as Barbados, chasing a highly improbable, if not impossible 515 for victory, were dismissed for 272 in their second innings about 50 minutes after lunch.

Jamaica now lead the Championship standings on 84 points and have extended their lead over the rest of the pack, leaving Barbados in third on 54 points.

At Kingstown, St Vincent, Combined Campuses & Colleges defeated the Windward Islands by 165 runs on the final day of their 10th-round match against at Arnos Vale.

Scores: CCC 277 (Floyd Reifer 129, Nekoli Parris 39, Kurt Wilkinson 34; Shane Shillingford 4-74, Rawl Lewis 3-54) and 183-8 declared (Omar Phillips 64, Floyd Reifer 53; Shane Shillingford 4-39).

Windwards 160 (Keddy Lesporis 27, Alston Bobb 25, Lyndon James 24; Kurt Wilkinson 4-45, Ryan Austin 3-28, Anderson Sealy 2-26) & 145 (Rawl Lewis 34, Shane Shillingford 31; Kevin McClean 4-31, Ryan Austin 3-42, Kavesh Kantasingh 2-39).

And at Albion, Guyana, Hosts Guyana and the Leeward Islands played out a tame draw as their rain-ruined match ended yesterday without a decision on first innings.

The Leewards, replying to Guyana’s first innings score of 341 all out, had reached 206 for four when the game – that lost the first two days to a soggy outfield – was called off at 5pm at the Albion Sports Complex.

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