Barbados chasing victory
WICB REGIONAL 50-OVER FINAL
Teams: Barbados vs Leeward Islands
Venue: Sabina Park, Jamaica
KINGSTON – Barbados, chasing a victory target of 140 runs, were 40 for two at lunch against the Leeward Islands in the final of the 2010 WICB One-Day Championship at Sabina Park here today.
The batsmen out are Dale Richards (20) and Jason Haynes (0) while captain Ryan Hinds was not out 15, alongside Kirk Edwards on four, with Barbados requiring a further 100 runs in 39 overs. There has been a wicket each for pacer Lionel Baker and leg-spinner Anthony Martin, who opened the bowling.
Leeward Islands, who won the toss and batted, were restricted to 139 for nine in 32.5 overs when their innings came to a sudden close. This came about after unwell Justin Athanaze was forced to retire on 18 because of dizziness after receiving medical attention on the field of play.
Barbados’ fast bowler Tino Best took four for 28 in 6.5 overs while Hinds bagged three for 30 in ten overs of left-arm spin to be the most successful bowlers. Hinds ended with 14 wickets, the most in the tournament.
Summarised scores: Leeward Islands 139-9 in 32.5 overs (Wilden Cornwall 43, Justin Athanaze 18 retired; Tino Best 6.5-1-28-4, Ryan Hinds 10-2-30-3). Barbados 40-2 (Dale Richards 20). (EZS)