Powell, Jangoo push Volcanoes against the ropes

By January 26, 2020

Kieran Powell and Amir Jangoo followed up a strong bowling performance led by West Indies pacer Alzarri Joseph to put Leeward Islands Hurricanes in a strong position against Windward Islands Volcanoes in their rain-marred, day/night contest at Gros Islet.

Powell continued a good run of form with the top score of 69 and shared successive half-century stands with fellow opener Montcin Hodge and former Hurricanes captain Devon Thomas to give the visitors a firm base.

Powell shared 57 for the first wicket with Hodge and 60 for the second with Thomas before Hurricanes hit a snag at 149 for five.

Jangoo, a former West Indies Under-19 batsman from Trinidad & Tobago, was not out on 51 and Jaison Peters was not out on 39, coming together to share 85 – unbroken – for the sixth wicket to revive the Hurricanes fortunes.

Joseph had earlier given Hurricanes a grip on the contest after the hosts resumed from their overnight total of 98 for six.

The West Indies pacer took three of the last four Volcanoes wickets to end with a stingy 5-41 from 23.4 overs.

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