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High Hopes


PHILIP HACKETT

High Hopes

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A MAIDEN UNBEATEN first-class century by Shai Hope put Barbados Pride in a strong position to earn an outright win over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force on the third day of the WICB Professional Cricket League match at Kensington Oval yesterday.

Hope’s undefeated 111 helped Barbados declare at 278 for five and the Red Force reached 17 without loss by the close with opener Evin Lewis having to retire hurt after being struck in the groin off the bowling of left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican.

Barbados started the day on 15 without loss, leading by 72 after falling for 275 in their first innings and restricting Trinidad and Tobago to 218.

Within the first couple of overs the home side was reduced to 17 for two with Kyle Corbin being bowled by Shannon Gabriel and captain Kraigg Brathwaite caught at the wicket by Stephen Katwaroo driving at a ball from Marlon Richards.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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