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February 21, 2011
Combined Campuses and Colleges completed a comfortable 158-win over Leeward Islands at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. Gavin Tonge, batting at No.9, offered some late resistance, striking seven fours and three sixes in his 65, but his efforts only served to delay the inevitable. It was a historic moment for CCC, who earned their first victory over the home team in five tries. The win also moved them into a three-way tie with Jamaica and England Lions at the top of the table after three games. All three teams have 24 points. Leewards remain bottom of the table with three points.
Lendl Simmons was unlucky to miss out on a hundred after providing plenty of entertainment on the final day as Trinidad & Tobago earned a draw with England Lions at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain. England Lions declared their second innings on 277 for 6, leaving T&T 320 for victory in a little over two sessions, and Simmons came out with intent. He smashed 12 fours and two sixes in a whirlwind 94 from 99 balls, but his departure, caught at cover off the last ball before tea from legspinner Adil Rashid, after he had charged down the pitch and played a wild hoick, put paid to T&T's ambitions of chasing the game. Lions picked up six points to move to the top of the table, with T&T in fourth with 21 points.
Former West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels made his second hundred of the tournament as Jamaica ground out a draw with Barbados at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. Samuels, who was dropped twice in the slips, took advantage of his chances to make 105, an innings that included eight fours and one six and took close to five hours. He added 127 for the third wicket with Wavell Hinds, who made 57, reaching his century with a drive through extra cover off Jason Holder. Jamaica took six points from the game, while Barbados picked up three.
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