Windies A 43-2 in reply to Lions' 252

Monday, February 12, 2018

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TRELAWNY, Jamaica — West Indies A were 43-2 at lunch time in reply to England Lions' first-innings score of 252 on Monday's second day of the opening four-day "Test" at Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium.

Jermaine Blackwood is not out on 34, while Shamarh Brooks is on three. The players were forced off just before the scheduled lunch break due to rain.

Scores: England Lions 252 (107.5 ovs); West Indies A 43-2 (11.5 ovs)

Earlier, the visitors resumed from their overnight score of 233-6, but lost their last four wickets for the addition of only 20 runs. All-rounder Paul Coughlin, who resumed from 51, top-scored with 60.

Left-hander Nick Gubbins was dismissed for an even 50 on Sunday, while captain and left-hand opener Keaton Jennings supported with 49.

The hosts' off-spinner Rahkeem Cornwall claimed 5-68.

Sanjay Myers

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