Jamaica v Leeward Islands, Carib Beer Series, 3rd day November 28, 2005

Jeffers helps Leewards build lead

Leeward Islands 196 and 46 for 1 lead Jamaica 223 (Lambert 51, Banks 5-76) by 19 runs

Leeward Islands reached 214 for 8 against Jamaica on a rain-shortened third day of their first round Carib Beer Series match at Kensington Park.

Leewards, who made 196 in their first innings to which Jamaica responded with 223, have a 187-run lead heading into today's final day. At the crease are Carl Simon on 22 and Alderman Lesmond on 3.

Leewards started the day at 46 for 1, and lost the wicket of Runako Morton for 14. He was run out when a shot from Jeffers hit his bat and removed the bails at the non-striker's end. Shane Jeffers top-scored with 88, including six fours and one six, and Sylvester Joseph and Omari Banks both made 26. Nikita Miller took 3 for 34 from 26 overs, while Gareth Breese took 3 for 60.