Jaguars set to win WICB regional 4-day

Cricket with Dalchand Bissoon

At the end of the ninth round of matches in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament which ended last Monday, Guyana Jaguars are comfortably poised to be crowned the new regional WICB 4-day champions.

Guyana Jaguars with 130 points are 22 points clear of nearest rivals Barbados Pride with one round of matches remaining. Barbados Pride has 108 points, Windward Islands Volcanoes 106. Jamaica Franchise 68, Trinidad & Tobago Red Force 60 and Leeward Islands Hurricanes 37.

The Jaguars and T&T Red Force match ended in a draw last Monday at Guyana National Stadium. The match between Barbados Pride and Windward Islands also ended in a draw at Kensington Oval and Leeward Islands Hurricanes broke their eight-game slump after defeating Jamaica Franchise by four wickets at Warner Park, Basseterre,

The 10th and final round starts tomorrow (March 20) with Guyana taking on Windward Islands at Windsor Park, Roseau, Dominica. Trinidad & Tobago Red Force will play Leeward Islands at the National Cricket Centre, Couva, Trinidad, and Jamaica will face Barbados at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica.

In other regional cricket news, the WICB offers condolences to the Lequay family. Alloy Lequay, a former director of the WICB and former president of Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board, passed away last Sunday at the age of 90.

“On behalf of the directors, management and staff of the WICB let me pass on our deepest condolences on the passing of Alloy,” said WICB President Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron.