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Parris’ ton saves day for UWI


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by LOUIS HOLDERAt TrentsA SUPERB CENTURY from Nekolai Parris enabled SagicorUWI to secure a draw in their match against CGI Mapleat Trents yesterday.Parris, who occupied the crease for 249 minutes, resumed on his over-week score of 43. He and Raymon Reifer, who resumed on three with UWI at 94-2, tookthe total to 126 before the latter was leg before to pacer Sadrey Depeiza for 13.But any hopes of Maple running through UWI batting were quickly dispelled as Parris batted with calm assurance. He reached his hundred off 137 delivers in 161 minutes with 13 threes and three fours.When he was finally dismissed, being the eighth batsman out at 269, the game was almost certain to be headed to a tame draw. All toll, Parris struck some 18 threes and four fours and faced 177 deliveries. Kirk Broome was the most successful bowler for Maple, finishing four for 50.Set 204 runs for victory in a minimum of 34 overs, Maple reached 72 for one whenthe game was called off with14 overs remaining.