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Champions do it with Pride


HAYDN GILL, [email protected]

Champions do it with Pride

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FROM CRAB HILL in St Lucy to Bayfield in St Philip, there was a sense of Bajan pride last night. The nation was celebrating the capture of another regional cricket title.

Efficient Barbados Pride, showing immense resilience at a critical stage, defeated Jamaica Scorpions by 59 runs in the final of the WICB Regional Super50 at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.

In the day/night contest that was hard to predict after both teams completed impressive semi-final victories, Barbados Pride posted 271 for nine, thanks to another splendid century from Shai Hope, Jason Holder’s awesome 69 off 47 balls and their hurricane fifth-wicket century partnership that dramatically turned the tide after the opponents had surged into the ascendancy. (HG)

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

 

Barbados Pride celebrate their brilliant win over Jamaica Scorpions tonight at Coolidge Cricket Ground pic.twitter.com/JFFAqyKBwk

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