Cornwall, Jacobs restrict Guyana to 196 at Providence

By January 17, 2019

Rahkeem Cornwall’s four-wicket haul and three from Damion Jacobs reduced defending champions Guyana Jaguars to 196 all over during Thursday’s first day of round four of the West Indies Championships at Providence.

However, at stumps, the Leewards Hurriances were struggling at 57 for 3 having faced 24 overs.

Winning the toss and electing to bat, Guyana lost Trevon Griffith in the fifth over of the day to the bowling of Jeremiah Lewis.

However, a 63-run second wicket partnership between Tagenarine Chanderpaul and Leon Johnson put the Jaguars back on track but then Chanderpaul was dismissed by Cornwall for 22.

Johnson began to build another solid partnership with Christopher Barnwell that yielded 46 runs when Johnson was trapped lbw by Orlando Peters for 44.

A 35-run partnership between Barnwell and Anthony Bramble promised much but that, too, ended when Barnwell was dismissed for 58 with Guyana at 148 for 8. His innings came off 84 balls and contained 11 fours.

148 for 4 was soon 148 for 5 as Bramble gave Cornwall the first of his three wickets, trapped lbw for 12.

The inning fell away after that with only Keemo Paul’s 32 managing to get the Jaguars close to the 200-run mark.

Cornwall, who also claimed the wickets of Romario Shepherd ended with 4 for 70 from 21.5 overs while Jacobs was a lot more economical with 3 for 15 from 11.

In reply, the Hurricanes were soon in trouble themselves losing Windies opener Kieran Powell lbw to Clinton Pestano for 4 with the score at 18. Eight runs later Montcin Hodge was dismissed by Paul for 16 at 26 for 2.

Keacy Carty managed 12 from 26 balls before he was caught by Griffith off the bowling of Veerasammy Permaul for 12 as the Volcanoes limped to 40 for 3.

Akeem Saunders 15 and Terance Warde 7 managed to make it to the close without further loss and set up an intriguing day two at Providence.

 

 

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