Guyana still in the hunt for first innings points

Devendra Bishoo’s nine-wicket haul reinforced by half-centuries from Leon Johnson and Chris Barnwell kept Guyana’s chances of first innings points  alive as they trail the Trinidadians by 47-runs heading into day three today in the final round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional 4-day tournament played at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.

At the end of play on day two yesterday, all-rounder Zaheer Mohammed and Bishoo were both unbeaten on 38 and 18 runs respectively as Guyana were decently placed on 247 for 7 from 82 overs chasing the Trinidadians first innings score of 294.

Captain Johnson scored his 16th first-class career half-century, a composed 78 off 169 deliveries with five fours and a six, while Barnwell, who scored his 4th first-class half-century, looked confident in making  50 off 85-deliveries. His innings featured seven boundaries and …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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