Scorpions tighten grip on Jaguars

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Scorpions took five wickets in the post lunch session to leave title-holders Guyana Jaguars 141-8 at tea time on Thursday's opening day of the eighth-round West Indies four-day cricket match at Sabina Park.

Score: Jaguars 141-8 (53.3 overs)

Anthony Bramble has top-scored so far for the Jaguars with 32 not out, while Captain Leon Johnson made 24.

The Scorpions off-spinner Akim Fraser, playing his maiden first-class game, has grabbed 4-61, while medium pacer Derval Green has taken 2-31.

Earlier, the Scorpions had won the toss and put the Jaguars to bat first in sunny conditions on a grass-covered surface.

Fraser claimed all three wickets to fall in the first session as the Jaguars reached lunch at 74-3. The Scorpions seamers, led by Green, had greater impact in the second session, accounting for four of the five wickets to fall as the Jaguars batsmen struggled.

Teams: Scorpions- Paul Palmer (captain), Chadwick Walton, Brandon King, Assad Fudadin, Jermaine Blackwood, Aldaine Thomas, Derval Green, Jerome Taylor, Akim Fraser, Reynard Leveridge, Kenroy Williams.

Jaguars- Leon Johnson (captain), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Vishaul Singh, Sherfane Rutherford, Christopher Barnwell, Anthony Bramble, Raymon Reifer, Veerasammy Permaul, Clinton Pestano, Romario Shepherd.

Sanjay Myers

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