Jamaica 155-6 at tea
DEFENDING four-day champions Jamaica reached the tea break at 155-6 on the opening day of the regional semi-final match against Guyana at Sabina Park.
Donovan Pagon has top scored so far with 53. Captain Tamar Lambert is unbeaten on 25.
After winning the toss and opting to take first strike, Jamaica lost openers Xavier Marshall and Brenton Parchment in the first session of play.
Debutant Jermaine Blackwood, Pagon, all-rounder David Bernard and wicketkeeper/batsman Horace Miller all fell in the post-lunch session as the Guyanese spinners dominated proceedings.
Left-arm orthodox bowler Veerasammy Permaul has so far taken 3-33, while wrist-spinner Devendra Bishoo has taken 2-39.
Ja XI- Tamar Lambert (capt), Brenton Parchment, Xavier Marshall, Donovan Pagon, Jermaine Blackwood, David Bernard, Horace Miller, Nikita Miller, Andrew Richardson, Odean Brown, Sheldon Cotterell.
Guyana XI- Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Leon Johnson, Trevon Griffiths, Assad Fudadin, Narsingh Deonarine, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Derwin Christian, Devendra Bishoo, Ransford Beaton, Veerasammy Permaul, Brandon Bess.