Hurricanes hard-pressed to dethrone Jags

Four-time defending champions, Guyana Jaguars are at the top of the table but Leeward Islands will need a miracle to dethrone them

The Guyana Jaguars find themselves in an unfamiliar position of having to wait on the outcome of the Leeward Islands Hurricanes against a strengthened Barbados Pride side in the final match of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Championships next week to know whether they will be five-time champions.

The Leon Johnson-led unit, according to the latest CWI points standing, has amassed 154.2 points while Hurricanes, with one match to go are on 131.2 points.

Mathematically, Jaguars, a side that has won the last four seasons convincingly, cannot be declared the champions since the maximum points that can be earned in a match is 24. The Hurricanes require a preposterous 23.2 points to dethrone the kings of Regional First Class Cricket…..

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