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Scorpions survive slump


Scorpions survive slump

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KINGSTON – Andre McCarthy missed out on a maiden first-class century as Jamaica Scorpions survived a middle-order slump to rebound against Windward Islands Volcanoes in their Regional First Class Championship match yesterday.

Opting to bat first, Scorpions finished the opening day of the second round match on 229 for seven at Sabina Park, with the 28-year-old McCarthy striking 92.

Opener John Campbell hit 43, David Bernard Jr, an unbeaten 32 while Barbadian import Kirk Edwards chipped in with 24.

Off-spinner and captain Liam Sebastien was the chief wicket-taker with five for 43.

Jamaica suffered a poor start when they lost captain Paul Palmer without scoring to the fourth ball of the morning, with a single run on the board. (CMC)

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.