Carter takes 5West Indies “A” all-rounder Jonathan Carter (l) and wicketkeeper Devon Thomas successfully appealing for a catch. (Kenmore Bynoe)
By Wayne Holder | Mon, June 04, 2012 - 12:07 AM
A BOWLER SAVED West Indies “A” with the bat on the opening day and it was the turn of a batsman to help them with the ball at Kensington Oval yesterday.
On the first day of the match, the hosts found an unlikely batting hero in captain Veerasammy Permaul.
Yesterday, with the main bowlers struggling to make inroads into India A’s powerful batting line-up, Jonathan Carter returned a first-ever five-wicket haul in first-class cricket to help restrict the visitors to a 25-run first innings lead on the second day of the first unofficial “Test”.
Defending a modest 252, West Indies “A” dismissed the visitors for 277 and reached three for no loss to enter the penultimate day still 22 runs behind.
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