Ho­sein leads Wildey fight against UWI Carter’s ton takes Pride to hon­ours

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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)

SEVEN UP: Mark Dow­ell cap­tured his sev­enth con­sec­u­tive na­tional ti­tle. (FP)

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