Brathwaite scores a ton and Reifer takes six as Barbados wrests control from Jamaica Scorpions

By February 16, 2022

Kraigg Brathwaite scored an unbeaten century and Raymon Reifer took six wickets to lead a Barbados Pride fightback against the Jamaica Scorpions on day two of their West Indies Championships match at Kensington Oval.

At the close of play, Brathwaite was 137 not out as the Barbados Pride reached 243-2 in reply to Jamaica’s first innings score of 328. Brathwaite shared in a third-wicket stand of 100 with Shamarh Brooks, who made 39 and then an unbroken partnership of 136 with Reifer, who is at the other end on 55.

Jamaica resumed from their overnight 299-3 with John Campbell on 123 and Paul Palmer on 76 hoping to build on their 133-run partnership that threatened to take the game away from Barbados.

However, Reifer had other ideas. Jamaica had added two runs to their overnight total when he bowled Paul Palmer, who did not add to his overnight score. The loss of Palmer’s wicket triggered a collapse that saw Jamaica lose their last seven wickets for 29 runs.

Reifer also took the wickets of Palmer for 127, Alwyn Williams for two, Jermaine Merchant for 12, Marquino Mindley for nine and Patrick Hartey for 0 to end with figures of 6-23 from 13.4 overs.

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