Regional Four Day Competition 2013-14 April 25, 2014

Injured Samuels out of Regional Four Day final

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jamaica batsman Marlon Samuels will miss the final of Headley-Weekes Trophy against Windward Islands after failing to recover from a hamstring injury. The injury had forced the batsman to miss the semi-final against Barbados last week. Opener Jon-Ross Campbell has been named as Samuels' replacement in the squad.

Samuels has played just one game for the side this season, scoring 12 and 11 in Jamaica's last league match against Combined Campuses and Colleges after his return from the World T20. The 59-run win in that game against CCC helped Jamaica qualify for the semi-finals, where they managed a close one-wicket win against defending champions Barbados.

The final against Windwards will give Jamaica a chance to win their sixth first-class title in seven years. They had won the title for five successive years, before Barbados became champions last season.

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  • FOUR-REAL-QUICKS on April 25, 2014, 15:12 GMT

    Let us hope the track has some life in it. And the teams push themselves to the limit, resulting in a fine game of cricket.

  • FOUR-REAL-QUICKS on April 25, 2014, 15:12 GMT

    Let us hope the track has some life in it. And the teams push themselves to the limit, resulting in a fine game of cricket.

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  • FOUR-REAL-QUICKS on April 25, 2014, 15:12 GMT

    Let us hope the track has some life in it. And the teams push themselves to the limit, resulting in a fine game of cricket.