Brathwaite, Cummins drive Barbados
Trinidad and Tobago 110 and 140 for 4 (Simmons 111*, Ramdin 13*, Cummins 3-41) trail Barbados 369 (Brathwaite 122, Edwards 48) by 129 runs
Barbados strengthened their position in the Regional Four Day Competition final against Trinidad and Tobago. Opener Kraigg Brathwaite anchored their response to T&T's 110 with a century of his own, helping Barbados gain a 269-run lead in the first innings. He made 122, , was involved in a 74-run stand with Jonathan Carter, and the tail chipped in to help Barbados reach 369. For T&T Marlon Richards took 4 for 55.
In T&T's second innings, opener Lendl Simmons dominated the Barbados bowling, racing to an unbeaten 111 at stumps, in just 24 overs. While his presence will give T&T hope, they are in some trouble being four down. Seamer Miguel Cummins, who bagged five wickets in the first innings, grabbed three more. T&T were 140 for 4 at the close on the second day, still 129 behind.