“Barbados Pride facing a mountain”


Another lacklustre performance by Barbados Pride allowed the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force to dictate terms yesterday on the third day of the West Indies Four-Day Championship seventh-round match.

However, a late evening declaration by visiting captain Denesh Ramdin has offered the home team a remote chance of snatching an unlikely come-from-behind win when play resumes today at Kensington.

The Bajans, continuing their first innings from 238 for seven, still 120 runs in arrears, were dismissed after just over an hour for 282, giving up a lead of 76.

Inspired by attacking half-centuries from opening batsman Joshua Da Silva and senior players Lendl Simmons and Ramdin, the Red Force, seeking revenge for the defeat inflicted by the Pride in the fifth round, coasted to 247 for six before declaring their second innings. (WH)

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