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Pride, Jaguars battle takes centre stage; Volcanoes look to break Red Force’s win streak over them; Scorpions eye season sweep over Hurricanes   JOHN’S, Antigua– With the destination decided for the Headley/Weekes Trophy, symbol of WINDIES first-class surpremacy, focus will shift naturally to individual performances of the players, but there are still goals which each […]

Pride, Jaguars battle takes centre stage; Volcanoes look to break Red Force’s win streak over them; Scorpions eye season sweep over Hurricanes


  1. JOHN’S, Antigua– With the destination decided for the Headley/Weekes Trophy, symbol of WINDIES first-class surpremacy, focus will shift naturally to individual performances of the players, but there are still goals which each of the teams will be looking to fulfill in the Digicel 4-Day Championship.

Barbados Pride will look to spoil newly-crowned champions Guyana Jaguars celebrations when they meet in the feature match of the ninth round, starting tomorrow at Kensington Oval.

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Windward Islands Volcanoes and Trinidad & Tobago Red Force clash at the Grenada National Stadium with the aim of improving their final position in the table after a topsy-turvy season, the same goal when Jamaica Scorpions host Leeward Islands Hurricanes at Sabina Park.

Barbados Pride vs Guyana Jaguars in Bridgetown, Barbados


Boosted by the return of three WINDIES players and the inclusion for the first time of a WINDIES Under-19 World Cup winning fast bowler, Pride will be looking to crash Jaguars’ party, if the weather holds.

It was raining heavily on the eve of the match in the Barbados capital and the two sides will be hoping that the weather improves to give them another at a battle which has ultimately decided the last four seasons.

When the two sides met in the first leg, the Jaguars rolled over an inexperienced Pride side still trying to find its feet by eight wickets at the Guyana National Stadium.

With Kraigg Brathwaite, Shane Dowrich and Miguel Cummins bringing to bear their collective experience, along with emerging fast bowler Chemar Holder eager to showcase what he learnt on a recent training stint in Australia, the newly-crowned champions could be on a roller-coaster ride this weekend.

Jaguars however, will rest easy in the knowledge that on their previous three trips to Kensington Oval in the Professional Cricket League era, they have won once and showed enough resilience to earn two hard-fought draws, after coming under intense pressure.



PRIDE (from): Shamarh Brooks (captain), Kraigg Brathwaite, Jonathan Carter, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Justin Greaves, Chemar Holder, Shayne Moseley, Kemar Roach, Shamar Springer, Hayden Walsh Jr, Jomel Warrican

IN–Brathwaite, Cummins, Dowrich, Holder, OUT–Anthony Alleyne, Kevin Stoute, Tevyn Walcott, Kenroy Williams


JAGUARS (from) – Leon Johnson (captain), Anthony Bramble, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Gudakesh Motie, Keemo Paul, Veerasammy Permaul, Akshaya Persaud, Raymon Reifer, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd, Vishaul Singh

IN–Rutherford, OUT–Keon Joseph


UMPIRES: Johnathan Blades, Patrick Gustard (Jamaica)

MATCH REFEREE: Stephen Proverbs

RESERVE UMPIRE: Ryan Willoughby

Windward Islands Volcanoes vs Trinidad & Tobago Red Force in St. George’s, Grenada

Blessed with good fortune in their last three games that have brought them a tie, a win and a draw, Volcanoes will be hoping that the positive trends continue.

Red Force however, are strongly favoured to complete the season sweep, even though fortune has not been too kind to them, and they have slumped to defeats in their last two matches after starting the season strongly.

The visitors have won their last three matches against Volcanoes, including the corresponding contest at this same venue last season.


VOLCANOES (from) – Tyrone Theophile (captain), Miles Bascombe, Roland Cato, Larry Edward, Kirk Edwards, Kavem Hodge, Delorn Johnson, Shermon Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Shane Shillingford, Denis Smith, Devon Smith, Josh Thomas


RED FORCE (from): Denesh Ramdin (captain), Yannic Cariah, Bryan Charles, Amir Jangoo, Steven Katwaroo, Imran Khan, Ewart Nicholson, Anderson Philip, Khary Pierre, Isaiah Rajah, Jeremy Solozano, Daniel St. Clair, Tion Webster

IN–Rajah, OUT–Kyle Hope

UMPIRES: Deighton Butler, Mike Burns (England)

MATCH REFEREE: Carlyle Felix

RESERVE UMPIRE: Ericson Degallerie

Jamaica Scorpions vs Leeward Islands Hurricanes in Kingston, Jamaica

Another ding-dong battle is expected between Scorpions and Hurricanes, two teams whose confidence are in different places at the moment.

Hurricanes have been buoyed by their sensational, come-from-behind victory over Red Force in the previous round, at the same time that Scorpions crashed to defeat against Jaguars.

Based on the pattern over the last three seasons in the PCL, Hurricanes are favoured to win the return leg of the series, after they were beaten soundly in the first leg.

But this expectation has to be tempered, due to the fact that they have won just once in the their three previous matches at this venue – albeit last year.


SCORPIONS (from) – Nikita Miller (captain), Fabian Allen, Jermaine Blackwood, John Campbell, Assad Fudadin, Derval Green, Damion Jacobs, Brandon King, Christopher Lamont, Andre McCarthy, Marquino Mindley, Paul Palmer, Chadwick Walton

IN–Mindley, Walton, OUT–Reynard Leveridge, Aldaine Thomas


HURRICANES (from) ­– Kieran Powell (captain), Sheeno Berridge, Rashidi Boucher, Shane Burton, Jason Campbell, Keacy Carty, Jahmar Hamilton, Chaim Holder, Montcin Hodge, Jeremiah Louis, Mervyn Matthew, Akeem Saunders, Devon Thomas


UMPIRES: Verdayne Smith, Danesh Ramdhanie (Trinidad & Tobago)

MATCH REFEREE: Michael Ragoonath

RESERVE UMPIRE: Rushane Samuels



Following are the Official Points Standings after the eighth round of matches in the 2017-18 Digicel 4-Day Championship.

Abbreviations: PTS-total points, M-matches, W-won, L-lost, I-incomplete match, T-tied, A-abandoned match, DP-Abandoned match due to dangerous pitch, MR-match referee awarding match, BAT-batting points, BOWL-bowling points, PB-pace bowling points

1. Guyana Jaguars 135 8 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 16 19 16
2. Barbados Pride 85.8 8 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 19 23 7.8
3. Leewards Hurricanes 79.4 8 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 8 23 15.4
4. T&T Red Force 76.8 8 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 18 17 8.8
5. Jamaica Scorpions 75.8 8 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 14 21 7.8
6. Windwards Volcanoes 61.4 8 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 6 19 12.4



Following is the list of the most prolific batsmen and most successful bowlers in the 2017-18 Digicel 4-Day Championship after the eighth round of matches.

Batting tabulated under: M-matches, I-innings, NO-not outs, R-runs, HS-highest scores, AVG-average, 100-hundreds, 50-half-centuries

Bowling tabulated under: M-matches, O-overs, R-runs, W-wickets, BB-best bowling, AVG-average, 10w-10 wickets or more in a match, 5w-five wickets or more in an innings

1. Devon Smith (Volcanoes) 8 15 4 899 185* 81.72 5 1
2. Denesh Ramdin (Red Force) 8 14 5 620 132* 68.88 3 2
3. Anthony Bramble (Jaguars) 8 12 2 493 196* 49.30 1 3
4. Vishaul Singh (Jaguars) 7 12 3 485 119 53.88 2 2
5. John Campbell (Scorpions) 6 11 1 476 156 47.60 1 3

1. Imran Khan (Red Force) 8 350.1 1,009 46 6-59 21.93 3 1
2. Veerasammy Permaul (Jaguars) 8 349.1 761 44 6-29 17.29 4 1
3. Jeremiah Louis (Hurricanes) 8 244.1 753 34 6-69 22.14 1 0
T4. Keemo Paul (Jaguars) 8 197.1 514 32 5-59 16.06 1 0
T4. Jomel Warrican (Pride) 8 268.3 677 32 6-70 21.15 2 0
T4. Shane Shillingford (Volcanoes) 7 294 755 32 7-94 23.59 3 0


Round 1 – October 26 to 29

Jaguars beat Scorpions by 263 runs – Guyana National Stadium, Guyana

Pride drew with Red Force – Kensington Oval, Barbados

Volcanoes drew with Hurricanes – National Cricket Stadium, Grenada

Round 2 – November 1, 2, 4, 5

Pride lost to Hurricanes by an innings and 4 runs – Kensington Oval

Round 2 – November 2 to 5

Red Force drew with Scorpions – Brian Lara Cricket Ground, Trinidad

Volcanoes lost to Jaguars by 7 wickets – Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, St. Lucia

Round 3 – November 9 to 12

Hurricanes drew with Jaguars – Warner Park, St. Kitts

Red Force beat Volcanoes by 10 wickets – Queen’s Park Oval

Scorpions drew with Pride – Sabina Park, Jamaica

Round 4 – November 16 to 19

Hurricanes lost to Scorpions by 157 runs – Warner Park

Volcanoes lost to Pride by 135 runs – Arnos Vale Sports Complex, St. Vincent

Red Force lost to Jaguars by an innings and 217 runs – Brian Lara Cricket Ground

Round 5 – November 30 to December 3

Jaguars beat Pride by 8 wickets – Guyana National Stadium

Scorpions beat Volcanoes by 10 wickets – Sabina Park

Hurricanes lost to Red Force by an innings and 16 runs – Warner Park

Round 6 – December 7 to 10

Jaguars tied with Volcanoes – Guyana National Stadium

Hurricanes drew with Pride – Warner Park

Scorpions drew with Red Force – Sabina Park

Round 7 – December 14 to 17

Red Force lost to Pride by 207 runs – Brian Lara Cricket Ground

Jaguars beat Hurricanes by 10 wickets – Guyana National Stadium

Volcanoes beat Scorpions by 119 runs – Daren Sammy Cricket Ground

Round 8 – January 4 to 7

Red Force lost to Hurricanes by 1 wicket – Queen’s Park Oval

Pride drew with Volcanoes – Kensington Oval

Scorpions lost to Jaguars by 2 wickets – Sabina Park


(Scheduled daily start time 10 am, except where indicated in brackets)

Round 9 – January 11 to 14

Pride vs Jaguars – Kensington Oval

Volcanoes vs Red Force – National Cricket Stadium, Grenada

Scorpions vs Hurricanes – Sabina Park

Round 10 – January 18 to 21

Jaguars vs Red Force – Guyana National Stadium (9:30 am)

Pride vs Scorpions – Kensington Oval

Hurricanes vs Volcanoes – Warner Park (2 pm)


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