Peters hundred trumps Jacobs’ seven-wicket haul

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Sherwin Peters struck his maiden first class hundred to fire Leeward Islands Hurricanes but Jamaica were fighting back, on the second day of their ninth round WICB PCL game here yesterday.

The right-hander carved out a fine 136 as Hurricanes, resuming the day on 122 for one, were dismissed for 285 in their first innings at Warner Park.

Leg-spinner Damion Jacobs was the leading wicket-taker, claiming seven for 54.

Behind by 110 on first innings, Jamaica had wiped out the deficit by the close, reaching 122 for three in their second innings – a lead of 12 runs.

Brandon King was unbeaten on 31 while Test batsman Jermaine Blackwood got 27, John Campbell, 26, and Shacaya Thomas, 24,

Off-spinner Rahkeen Cornwall was the best bowler with two for 36.

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