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Barbados Pride rout CCC Marooners

EZRA STUART, [email protected]

Barbados Pride rout CCC Marooners

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BRIDGETOWN – BARBADOS PRIDE annihilated CCC Marooners by a massive 200 runs in a one-sided Regional Super50 day-night cricket match at Kensington Oval on Wednesday

Batting first, Barbados Pride made a challenging 294 in 50 overs with Man-of-the-Match Roston Chase hitting nine fours and a six in a top score of 76 off 55 balls.

In reply, CCC Marooners were routed for a paltry 94 in 36.2 overs. 

Only all-rounder Vikash Mohan (29 off 40 balls) and Amir Jangoo (23 off 43 balls) reached double figures.

It was the fourth consecutive victory for Barbados Pride, putting them on 19 points, ahead of tomorrow’s start of the second round of matches. 

Experienced left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn captured three for 25 in nine overs while captain Jason Holder and Ashley Nurse took two wickets each for 14 and 18 runs, respectively.

Earlier, when Barbados batted, there were also useful contributions from Kraigg Brathwaite (44 off 65 balls), Jonathan Carter (40 off 40 balls), Anthony Alleyne (39 off 83 balls) and Shane Dowrich (32 off 23 balls).

Fast bowlers Jermaine Levy (3-64) and Keon Harding (2-63) and off-spinner Mohan (2-51) led the bowling for the CCC Marooners, who are joint second on nine points with Guyana Jaguars and Jamaica Scorpions. (EZS)