Ganga holds nerve to guide T&T to victory
West Indies Regional Four Day Competition, 4th day round-up
Trinidad & Tobago
captain Daren Ganga guided his side home from a tricky situation in the match against Combined Campuses and Colleges
at Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Ground
in St Augustine. Going into the final day needing 84 for victory with five wickets in hand, T&T got home with two wickets to spare, Ganga scoring an unbeaten 85 and guiding the lower order through some tense moments. He was given company by Imran Khan, Rayad Emrit and Dave Mohammed who scored 43 crucial runs among them. Debutant CCC fast bowler Carlos Brathwaite picked up two of the three wickets to fall in the day, taking his innings figures to an impressive to 7 for 90 in 25.3 overs. T&T take 12 points from the match to go to the top of the table alongside England Lions and Jamaica.
versus England Lions
match ended in an expected draw, at the Kensington Oval
in Bridgetown. James Taylor, resuming on an overnight score of 97, continued to pile on the runs, but missed out on a double century. He was dismissed on 186 by Sharmarh Brooks, while his partner from the day before, Craig Kieswetter made 75. The lower order did not put up much resistance, barring Danny Brooks who remained unbeaten by 38. The innings folded on 538 to bring the match to a close. Pedro Collins finished with the best figures for Barbados, with 3 for 89 in 35 overs. England Lions pick up six points (for procuring the first innings lead), while Barbados get three points.
The match at the National Cricket Stadium
in St George's between Windward Islands
ended in a draw, with no play possible post lunch on the final day due to rain. Going into Day Four with the scoreboard reading 27 for 1 and an effective lead of 126, Jamaica struggled to 53 for 4 before the rain came down. Jamaica take six points from the match for gaining the first innings lead, while Windward Islands get three.
The game at Bourda
in Georgetown was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain and a soaked outfield. Hosts Guyana
and Leeward Islands
get three points each for the washout.