Keacy Carty Spoke After his Second First-class Hundred

Opener Keacy Carty spoke to CWI Media after his second first-class hundred set the foundation for a 35-run victory for Leeward Islands Hurricanes over Barbados Pride in the first round of matches which ended last Sunday in the West Indies Championship.

The former WINDIES Under-19 star was named Player-of-the-Match, marking the start of the new season in style with a resolute 114 on the opening day of the day/night contest at the Three Ws Oval here.

The 21-year-old, St. Maarten-born Carty defied a blow to the helmet to lead a revival of the Hurricanes, after they chose to bat and slumped to 65 for four in their first innings.

Hurricanes recovered to reach 252, gaining a narrow first innings lead of four, but they were bowled out for just 165 in their second innings, leaving the Pride to chase 170 for victory.

Off-spinner Terrance Warde and WINDIES fast bowler Alzarri Joseph responded to the challenge, sharing seven wickets to bowl the Hurricanes to an unlikely victory, their second straight against this opponent in the corresponding fixture.

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