<
>

Chanderpaul century secures draw for Guyana

Leeward Islands 412 for 9 dec (Hodge 91, Carty 82, Rutherford 3-92) draw with Guyana 206 all out (Vishaul Singh 97*, Warde 4-48) and 305 for 7 (Chanderpaul 109, Bramble 57*)
Scorecard

Shivnarine Chanderpaul's 109 salvaged a draw for Guyana, following on, against Leeward Islands at North Sound. Guyana slid to 79 for 4 in their second innings, still 127 behind, but the 43-year-old veteran batsman's sixth-wicket stand with Anthony Bramble kept them afloat.

Leeward Islands, who were put in to bat, declared on 412 on the second day after a number of solid performances. Post a second-wicket 165-run partnership between Montcin Hodge and Keacy Carty, Leeward Islands found themselves wobbling as they lost five wickets for 74 runs in the space of 16 overs. But then a couple of fifties from the lower order's Jahmar Hamilton and Terrence Warde pushed them past 400.

In reply, Guyana tottered to 57 for 7, as Jeremiah Louis, Stanny Simon and Rahkeem Cornwall decimated the line-up. Vishaul Singh sparked the only resistance at No. 4, with an unbeaten 97, as Guyana were bowled out for 206 after Warde cleared the tail.

Following on, Guyana lost their opener Chandrapaul Hemraj early, and they lost wickets regularly thereafter as Leeward Islands closed in. But then the Chanderpaul-Bramble duo settled in, hitting five sixes and 14 fours between them, as they fended off the danger and pulled their side into the lead before the game was declared drawn.

Guyana 3rd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st2C HemrajT Chanderpaul
2nd33LR JohnsonT Chanderpaul
3rd25LR JohnsonV Permaul
4th20LR JohnsonVA Singh
5th63S ChanderpaulVA Singh
6th125S ChanderpaulA Bramble
7th7A BrambleKMA Paul
8th30A BrambleSE Rutherford

WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4 Day Tournament

TeamMWLDPTNRR
Gyana10702166.80.273
BDOS10325114.40.008
LwdIs1024494.8-0.323
Jam1034393.60.302
WWD1024385.6-0.009
T&T1025382.4-0.261