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February 18, 2011
Jamaica dominated the first day of their third round game against Barbados at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. Barbados elected to bowl at got off to a good start when Jason Holder dismissed opener Simon Jackson and No. 3 Marlon Samuels in quick succession with the score on 39. However Danza Hyatt added 121 runs with captain Tamar Lambert (55) to steady the innings. Holder struck to dismiss Hyatt, who made 94, and Wavell Hinds, but David Bernard (84) and Chadwick Walton (33) added an unbroken 92 runs to take Jamaica to a commanding 316 for 5 at stumps. Holder was the most successful of the Barbados bowlers with figures of 4 for 57.
Seamer Gavin Tonge took three wickets as Combined Campuses and Colleges were bowled out for 286 by Leeward Islands in their first innings at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. CCC started losing two wickets with just 18 runs on the board. Romel Currency and Kyle Corbin calmed the nerves with an 88-run partnership. Corbin and Raymon Riefer put on another half-century partnership to take CCC to 181. However once they were dismissed the remaining batsmen fell away as CCC were bowled out for 286. Leeward openers Montcin Hodge and Kieran Powell carried their team safely to stumps.
Andrew Gale hit a century as England Lions reached 311 for 9 at stumps against Trinidad and Tobago at Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad. England elected to bat and Gale, who made 110, featured in two half-century partnerships with James Hildreth (40) and James Taylor (66) to take England to 244. Shannon Gabriel struck to pick up three wickets as England's middle and lower order fell away. Nathan Buck (11) and Jade Dernbach (0) were unbeaten at stumps. Gabriel and Rayad Emrit picked up three wickets apiece.
Windward Islands were in control of their game against Guyana at Arnos Vale Ground in St Vincent. Opening bowler Nelon Pascal picked up five wickets as Guyana, who elected to bat, were bowled out for 142, with none of their batsmen able to get past 30. In reply Andre Fletcher made 43, as Windward reached 104 for 3 at stumps with Keddy Lesporis (14) and Keron Peters (4) at the crease.
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