Guyana 235 for 7 (Sarwan 62, Fudadin 51, Barnwell 51, Mathew 4-51) kick Windward Islands 213 (Charles 35, Permaul 3-24, Beaton 3-43) by 22 runs
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details
Guyana’s bowlers teamed adult for a dynamic bid to scratch out a 22-run win over Windward Islands on Tuesday during Queen’s Park Oval. The win meant that both Guyana and Jamaica have competent for a semifinals while Windward Islands and Ireland have been separated from advancing in a Nagico Super50 tournament. With 30 indispensable for feat in 36 balls, Veerasammy Permaul took 3 wickets in a space of 7 runs to finish a compare withdrawal fortifying informal 50-over contest champions Windward Islands stunned.
Windward Islands paid dearly for a bad opening in a margin and as a outcome unsuccessful to entirely gain on early seaming conditions after Guyana chose to bat first. Guyana’s win was even some-more considerable deliberation that Shivnarine Chanderpaul missed a compare due to injury.
Delorn Johnson struck in a initial over to mislay Trevon Griffith yet scoring and Johnson should have claimed Ramnaresh Sarwan for nought dual overs after yet a candid corner behind was shelled by wicketkeeper Andre Fletcher. It was a dear blunder as Sarwan eventually done a game’s high measure of 62 and built a 121-run second wicket partnership with Chanderpaul’s replacement, Assad Fudadin.
The span focused on presence in a contrast conditions during a start of play as Guyana crawled to 20 for 1 in 14 overs. Fudadin was on 8 off 53 deliveries before distinguished Guyana’s initial range in a 15th over off Mervin Mathew yet by a finish of his hit he done 51 essential runs. Their studious mount was critical in a final result, safeguarding a center sequence from deliveries that darted around on an adult and down wicket.
Guyana captain Christopher Barnwell and Leon Johnson supposing a late detonate with an 84-run fourth wicket mount in only 9 overs to give their bowlers something to aim during defending. Johnson scored 41 off 31 balls with 3 fours and dual sixes while Barnwell scored 51 in 43 balls before being held on a final round of a innings in Guyana’s sum of 235 for 7. Mathew took 4 for 41 for Windward Islands.
Even yet Windward Islands mislaid both openers in a initial 9 overs, they kept their run rate relocating quickly as they seemed vigilant on chasing a reward indicate win by reaching a aim inside 40 overs. After 11 overs, they were 69 for 2 yet a introduction of spin from both ends brought Guyana behind into a game.
Devendra Bishoo had been clubbed for a outrageous 6 by Fletcher over midwicket in his second over, yet won a inexhaustible lbw preference dual overs after when Fletcher shuffled opposite his double and missed a crack to excellent leg to go for 17. Bishoo gained a second leg before exclusion dual overs after when Tyrone Theophile was late on a quicker smoothness to make it 96 for 4 on a initial round of a 21st over.
From there, Windward Islands shifted concentration divided from chasing a reward indicate and changed along during a assuage gait to 143 for 4 in 30 overs. However, opening bowler Ronsford Beaton returned for a pivotal middle-overs spell to play Romel Currency, violation a 59-run mount with Keddy Lesporis. Paul Wintz trapped Lesporis in a subsequent over for 33 to put Guyana behind in control during 158 for 6.
Mathew attempted to counterattack with a 6 and dual fours and happening looked to be smiling on Windward Islands when captain Liam Sebastian was given not out on a parsimonious runout decision. Sebastian was on 6 when he clipped a smoothness from Wintz to low midwicket and ran behind to a bowler’s finish for a third. Wintz seemed to have perceived a send chuck and flicked off a bails in time, yet a best replay angle from side-on was blocked by Barnwell positioning to backup a throw.
Windward Islands indispensable 36 off 48 balls with 4 wickets in palm yet Beaton intervened to finish a 42-run partnership between Mathew and Sebastien. The crack non-stop a doorway for Permaul to spin out a tail. Permaul claimed wickets on back-to-back balls in a 45th to make it 206 for 9. First was Garey Mathurin, who top-edged an attempted brush off his pads and into a gloves of a screw Anthony Bramble before Johnson was held off ensure by a quicker smoothness to be bowled initial ball.
Two overs later, Permaul finished a compare when he bowled a fuller smoothness that Sebastien was late unconditional to win Guyana’s fourth lbw preference of a compare clinching a hard-fought win. Permaul finished with 3 for 24 yet notwithstanding his late heroics, Beaton was named Man of a Match for his momentum-shifting spell and finished with 3 for 43.