Scorpions end day two on 260-6

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Scorpions end day two on 260-6

Friday, February 14, 2020

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FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — Jamaica Scorpions batsman Jermaine Blackwood missed a century by only two runs on Friday, but his innings kept the home team in a strong position against Leeward Islands Hurricanesin the fifth-round regional four-day match.

At the close of the second day at Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium, the Scorpions were 260-6, a first-innings advantage of 33 runs with four wickets remaining.

Wicketkeeper/batsman Denis Smith and Derval Green are the not out batsmen, on 36 and eight, respectively.

Scores: Hurricanes 227 (99.4 overs); Scorpions 260-6 (78 overs).

Blackwood led the way with 98 yesterday.

Off spinner Rahkeem Cornwall was the Hurricanes best bowler with 3-72.

Earlier in the day, the Hurricanes were dismissed for 227 after resuming from their overnight score of 215-9.

Number seven batsman Terance Warde top-scored with 65 not out.

The Scorpions left-arm finger spinner Patrick Harty ended with career-best figures of 4-43.

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