Barbados in control
JAMAICA are 273 runs behind at the close of play in their fifth-round WICB Regional 4Day match against Barbados at Sabina Park.
Jamaica closed the day on 150 for four in reply to Barbados’ 423 in the first innings.
Nkrumah Bonner is unbeaten on 31 while Tamar Lambert (0) is yet to get off the mark. The last wicket to fall was Jermaine Blackwood for 64. The other batsmen out are Jon-Ross Campbell (31), John Campbell (19) and Brian Buchanan (0).
Jonathan Carter has two wickets for a measly four runs, while Ashley Nurse and Carlos Brathwaite have one each.
Earlier, Shane Dowrich scored a maiden century. The diminutive wicketkeeper batsman, scored 102 off 248 balls, resuming on his overnight score of 40. He batted for more than five hours.
Barbados started the day on 275 for six. Jason Holder, the other overnight batsman who started the day on 18, fell for 46 and Nurse added 40 before he was out.
Yesterday, former Barbados captain Kirk Edwards scored 105.
Spinner Nikita Miller was the pick of the Jamaican bowlers, with four wickets for 95 runs.
Summarised scores: Barbados 423 (Kirk Edwards 105, Shane Dowrich 102, J. Holder 46, A. Nurse 40, C. Brathwaite 36, K. Brathwaite 29, J. Carter 22, R. chase 13; N. Miller 4-95, T. Lambert 2-42). Jamaica 150-4 (J. Blackwood 64, N. Bonner 31*, JR Campbell 31, J. Campbell; J. Carter 2-4). (SAT)