Hosein leads Wildey fight against UWI Carter’s ton takes Pride to honours
TRINIDADIAN left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein grabbed late wickets yesterday to further crystallise a fightback from Massy United Insurance Wildey against Sagicor UWI in the Barbados Cricket Association’s Elite Division.
Hosein, who has represented Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League in recent years, ended the day with two for five from 2.5 overs.
UWI reached 25 for two at the close, replying to Wildey’s first innings total of 122, on the rescheduled opening day of the penultimate round match.
The spinner gained an lbw verdict to dismiss left-handed opener Nicholas Kirton for six and had Leniko Boucher brilliantly caught low down at short cover for seven before bad light stopped play about six minutes before the scheduled close with 12.5 overs remaining.
Earlier, Jerome Jones ensured Wildey passed 100 with a top score of 47 not out, sharing 34 for the seventh wicket with Pedro Greaves before Windward Islands Volcanoes leg-spinner Keron Cottoy mopped up the tail with four for 14 from 5.3 overs.
Nicholas Alexis, a former Trinidad and Tobago Under-19 batsman, made 23 and was the only other batsman to pass 20 for Wildey.
Jamaican fast-medium bowler Jermaine Levy helped with the demolition of the Wildey batting, taking three for 34 from 11 overs, and former Leeward Islands Under-19 off-spinner Larry Joseph grabbed two for 51 from 19 overs. the fact that many of the spectators were more in Doughty’s age group.
In the preceding match, Lewis was even more convincing as she beat the experienced Nicole Alleyne without dropping a game. Lewis won 11-7, 11-4, 11-1, 11-5.
“I feel very good. I had to put in the work to achieve this and it has paid off as I have the title again,” Lewis said.
“I have to give credit to my coach Clifton Mark for his hard work.
“Nicole surprised me in the group match when she took a game off me, so I am happy that I was able to win more convincingly tonight,” Lewis said. JONATHAN CARTER struck his fourth first-class century to lead Barbados Pride to first-innings honours over Jamaica Scorpions last night on the final day of their rain-affected Digicel Professional Cricket League day/night match at Sabina Park.
The left-handed Carter, who celebrates his 30th birthday on Thursday, made 103 as Barbados Pride, resuming on 111 for two in response to the hosts’ 176 for eight declared, made 304 for seven before declaring 20 minutes ahead of the scheduled dinner break at 6:10 p.m. (7:10 p.m. East Caribbean time).
Carter faced 186 balls and struck ten fours and a six.
Opener Shayne Moseley weighed in with an even half-century while captain Shamarh Brooks made 48. Ashley Nurse belted a quick-fire unbeaten 34 off 21 balls that included four sixes.
At Warner Park, veteran left-handed Shivnarine Chanderpaul hit 109 to help three-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars earn a battling draw against Leeward Islands Hurricanes. (HG)