Regional Four Day Competition 2008-09, 7th round February 22, 2009

Jamaica head table after innings win

Cricinfo staff

Jamaica have jumped back to the top of the points table after an innings and 13-run win over Windward Islands in Dominica . Windwards needed another 38 to make the opposition bat again but lost their last four wickets for 25 runs within the first hour. Nikita Miller, the left-arm spinner, sparked the collapse when he trapped Rawl Lewis lbw. He was supported by Gavin Wallace who picked up two wickets. Legspinner Odean Brown capped a sound performance to finish the game with figures of 11 for 112. Jamaica now have 60 points, nine ahead of Barbados.

Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) have a stiff task on the final day, needing another 314 to beat Leeward Islands at the Three Ws Oval. Leewards built on their first-innings lead of 85 thanks to half-centuries by Tonito Willett and Omari Banks. The pair added 88 for the fourth wicket before Willett was caught behind while trying to drive the left-arm spinner Kavesh Kantasingh for 77. Banks remained unbeaten on 66 before Leewards declared at 242 for 7. CCC suffered an early jolt in their chase when Kyle Corbin edged Lionel Baker to substitute fielder Steve Liburd at second slip.

It was a high-scoring draw at the Providence Stadium but Trinidad and Tobago edged ahead of the home side Guyana by virtue of first-innings points. Narsingh Deonarine scored 143 to lead Guyana's response to T&T's 530 but his side fell short by 128 runs. Deonarine added 67 for the fifth wicket with Royston Crandon but a steady fall of wickets - sparked by legspinner Imran Khan - pegged them back. Deonarine and Davendra Bishoo resisted with a ninth-wicket stand of 108 but overhauling T&T's score was always a stiff task. Deonarine was the last man out and his 286-ball knock included nine fours and four sixes. Khan finished with figures of 4 for 92 while the offspinner Amit Jaggernauth took 3 for 97.

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