Barbados Pride reach NAGICO semis
CAPTAIN JASON HOLDER followed up his Sportsman of the Year Award with an all-round Man-of-the-Match performance to lead Barbados Pride into the semi-finals of the NAGICO Super50 Cricket Competition.
Tonight at Queen’s Park Oval, Pride defeated Red Force by three wickets in a must-win game to book their spot in the next round. If they had lost, Jamaica Scorpions would have qualified.
Batting first, Red Force scored 226 all out in their 50 overs, with Holder taking four wickets for 35 runs. Darren Bravo (82) and Denesh Ramdin (57) paced the Red Force, who lost wickets in bunches.
Holder followed up with 25 runs and Kraigg Brathwaite topscored with 48 in the innings as Pride reached 227 for seven.
Pride and Red Force have advanced to the semi-finals from Group A. Windward Islands Volcanoes and Guyana Jaguars are also through in Group B.
Trinidad and Tobago Red Force 226 in 50 overs (Darren Bravo 82, Denesh Ramdin 57, Kjorn Ottley 38; Jason Holder 4-35, Ashley Nurse 2-37). Barbados Pride 227 for seven in 47.6 overs (Kraigg Brathwaite 48, Jonathan Carter 31, Jason Holder 25, Shai Hope 20, Shamarh Brooks 18, Dwayne Smith 18; Rayad Emrit 3-45). Barbados Pride won by three wickets.