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UPDATE: Volcanoes 184/6 in Super50 final against Pride

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ST JOHN’S – Windward Islands Volcanoes, chasing Barbados Pride’s total of 232 for nine for victory, were 184 for six after 42 overs in the day-night final of the West Indies Super50 Cricket Festival at the Coolidge Cricket Ground here Saturday night.

The Volcanoes needed 49 more runs for victory in eight overs. The not out batsmen are Kyle Mayers on 19 and Alick Athanaze on two.

Left-arm fast bowler Dominic Drakes took three wickets for 38 runs while Jonathan Carter bowled tidily, taking one for 25 in ten overs of medium pace. 

Earlier, Carter hit eight fours and a six in the top score of 80 off 108 balls after Barbados Pride won the toss and batted.

The inform Roston Chase made 44 off 57 balls while captain Kraigg Brathwaite contributed 30; Springer made 22 and wicket-keeper Tevyn Walcott, 18 not out.

Fast bowler Obed McCoy grabbed two wickets for 29 runs in five overs while left-arm spinner Larry Edward and Volcanoes’ captain Shane Shillingford also captured two wickets each for 41 and 44 runs respectively. 

Windward Islands Volcanoes, chasing Barbados Pride’s total of 232 for nine for victory, were 68 for two after 18 overs in the final of the West Indies Super50 Cricket Festival at the Coolidge Cricket Ground here Saturday.

The batsmen dismissed were openers Devon Smith and Johnson Charles for 29 and 16 runs respectively. The not out batsmen are Kavem Hodge and Kirk Edwards on nine and seven respectively.

Smith was brilliantly caught at mid-off by Shamar Springer off left-arm pacer Dominic Drakes while Charles was bowled by medium-pacer Jonathan Carter for 16.

Earlier, Carter hit eight fours and a six in the top score of 80 off 108 balls after Barbados Pride won the toss and batted.

The inform Roston Chase made 44 off 57 balls while captain Kraigg Brathwaite contributed 30; Springer made 22 and wicket-keeper Tevyn Walcott, 18 not out.

Fast bowler Obed McCoy grabbed two wickets for 29 runs in five overs while left-arm spinner Larry Edward and Volcanoes’ captain Shane Shillingford also captured two wickets each for 41 and 44 runs respectively. 

Barbados Pride suffered a dramatic mid-innings collapse before rallying to 232 for nine in their 50 overs against the Windward Islands Volcanoes in the final of the West Indies Super50 Cricket Festival at the Coolidge Cricket Ground today.

Jonathan Carter top-scored with 80 off 108 balls but after the in-form Roston Chase was dismissed for 44 at 187 for five in the 41st over, three wickets fell without a run being scored as Barbados Pride, which won the toss and batted, slumped to 195 for eight.

Earlier, opener Omar Phillips was bowled by fast-medium bowler Ryan John without scoring in the second over while captain Kraigg Brathwaite was stumped down the leg side by wicket-keeper Johnson Charles off Shane Shillingford for 30, which contained five fours off 47 balls.

Carter was the third batsman out, when he was caught inside the long-on boundary by Kavem Hodge off spinner Alick Athanaze, the West Indies Under-19 batsman, playing for the injured Theophile. Carter struck eight fours and a six but fell at a critical stage with 18 overs left.

Kevin Stoute followed for just five, bowled by left-arm spinner Larry Edward. There was then a 36-run sixth-wicket stand between Chase and Shamar Springer before the Volcanoes made three decisive strikes.

Chase was caught inside the mid-wicket boundary by Hodge off the bowling of Edward, who ended with two for 41 in his ten overs. Chase faced 57 balls and hit a four and a six.

Kenroy Williams was run out for five at 195-6 while Haydn Walsh offered a simple to short extra cover in Kirk Edwards off Shillingford without scoring. Shillingford neded with two for 44 in his ten overs.

Off the first ball of the next over from pacer Obed McCoy, Springer was brilliantly caught by Athanaze at short mid-wicket for a run-a-ball 22 which included three fours.

Dominic Drakes added 31 runs for the ninth wicket with wicket-keeper Tevyn Walcott before he was bowled by McCoy for 11.

Walcott, who came in at No.9, was not out on 18. McCoy finished with two for 29 off five overs. (EZS)

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