Carty scores 95 as Leewards close on 243-7 in reply to T&T's 418-9 at North Sound

By Sports Desk February 10, 2023
Carty led the scorers for the Leewards with 95. Carty led the scorers for the Leewards with 95.

Imran Khan and Keacy Carty each scored 90s for their respective teams as Trinidad and Tobago Red Force and Leeward Islands Hurricanes seems head for a draw at North Sound in Antigua.

At stumps on day three of their second-round West Indies Championships encounter, Trinidad and Tobago declared on 418-9 with the Leewards responding with 243-7.

Resuming from their overnight score of 369-8 with Imran Khan on 68 and Khary Pierre on nine, the Red Force declared after Colin Archibald dismissed Khan for 92.

His was the only wicket to fall after Archibald claimed his third wicket of the match to end with figures of 3-111.

Pierre remained unbeaten on 33 at the other end.

Jeremiah Lewis ended with figures of 3-78 while Sheeno Berridge picked up 2-72.

Carty was head and shoulders above his teammates when the Leewards replied, scoring 95 before he dismissed caught and bowled by Khary Pierre.

The Leewards were in some trouble then at 196-6 as several top order batters got starts but failed to carry on. Monctin Hodge scored 21, Kofi James 23 and Terrance Ward 21 were the only scorers of note.

However, Rahkeem Cornwall once again showed his worth with the bat and was unbeaten on 33 when stumps were drawn.

Hayden Walsh was at the crease with him on 18.

Pierre has so far taken 2-51. Bryan Charles 2-65 and Yannic Cariah 2-24 did the damage for the Red Force.

 

 

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