Jaguars take first-innings lead versus Scorpions

Jaguars take first-innings lead versus Scorpions

Friday, February 22, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Four-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars are 40-3 at lunch time in their second innings on Friday's second day of the eighth-round West Indies four-day cricket match against Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park.

Given they had secured a narrow first-innings advantage of 19 runs after dismissing the Scorpions for 139, the Jaguars have an overall lead of 59 runs with seven wickets intact.

Scores: Jaguars 158 (55.4 overs) & 40-3 (12.2 overs); Scorpions 139 (35.4 overs)
Earlier, the Scorpions resumed from their overnight score of 108-6, but they suffered a blow when batsman Kenroy Williams, who was not out on four, could not resume his innings due to illness.

It was left to Assad Fudadin to continue from his score of 31 to lead the hosts with 43 not out.

Swing bowler Clinton Pestano was the Jaguars' best bowler with 4-31.

When the Jaguars batted a second time, experienced pacer Jerome Taylor captured two of the three wickets to fall as they limped to the interval.

Sanjay Myers

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