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Super50 Cup Match 2: Guyana beat Barbados by 56 runs (D/L)

Shimron Hetmyer 80  for Guyana
Shimron Hetmyer 80 for Guyana
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In the rain affected Match 2 of the CG Insurance Super50 Cup 2021,Guyana beat Barbados by 56 runs (D/L), at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua.

 

Match Summary

Guyana 235/10 (41.4 ov)

Barbados 91/5 (29.3 ov)

Result - Guyana beat Barbados by 56 runs (D/L)

Scorecard

 

Match Highlights

Batting first, Guyana scored Guyana 235/10 - Shimron Hetmyer 80 and Romario Shepherd 58 top scored with Jason Holder 3-53 and Ashley Nurse 3-44 were the top wicket takers.

Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Assad Fudadin - 8.1 ov), 2-58 (Chandrapaul Hemraj - 9.3 ov), 3-63 (Leon Johnson - 10.4 ov), 4-71 (Chris Barnwell - 12.1 ov), 5-88 (Akshaya Persaud - 15.4 ov), 6-143 (Anthony Bramble - 24.6 ov), 7-159 (Shimron Hetmyer - 27.1 ov), 8-177 (Kevin Sinclair - 30.5 ov), 9-212 (Gudakesh Motie - 38.3 ov), 10-235 (Nial smith - 41.4 ov)

In reply, Barbados scored 91/5 in the D/L run chase losing by 56 runs - Kevin Sinclair 2-17 was the top wicket taker for Guyana.

Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Justin Greaves - 9.4 ov), 2-56 (Shamarh Brooks - 19.4 ov), 3-60 (Zachary McCaskie - 20.1 ov), 4-73 (Roston Chase - 23.2 ov), 5-76 (Jason Holder - 24.4 ov)

Match Report - Hetmyer and Shepherd help Guyana Jaguars to victory over Barbados Pride

Shimron Hetmyer topscored with 80 off 52 balls while all-rounder Romario Shepherd, made 58 not out also from 52 deliveries as Guyana Jaguars recorded a comfortable win (by 56 runs on DLS Method) over Barbados Pride in Match 2 of the CG Insurance Super50 Cup on Monday night.

Shepherd also took a wicket and bowled with pace on a good surface at the Coolidge Cricket Ground. He won the CG Insurance Man-of-the-Match award. Guyana batted first and made 235. After a rain break the target was revised to 232 off 47 overs. Barbados Pride reached 91-5 in the 30th over when rain returned and brought an end to the match.

Off-spinner Kevin Sinclair, a member of the victorious West Indies Emerging Players team back in 2019, took 2-17 from 7.3 overs as Guyana Jaguars bowled well. His first wicket was opener Justin Greaves, caught at mid-wicket by Hetmyer and the second was Roston Chase, beaten and bowled.

“I’m really pleased with my performance. I have been working really hard on my batting and I was happy with the way I played and the contribution I made to help the team win,” Shepherd said. “I’m in good shape and the ball is also coming out really well. This was a good victory for us … you always want to start with a win.”

Next match: Barbados Pride vs Leeward Islands Hurricanes at CCG on Wednesday. First ball is 1:30pm (12:30pm Jamaica).

 

Playing XIs

 

GUYANA - Anthony Bramble (WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Assad Fudadin, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Leon Johnson (C), Chris Barnwell, Gudakesh Motie, Akshaya Persaud, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair, Nial Smith

BARBADOS - Tevyn Walcott (WK), Jonathan Carter, Shamarh Brooks, Justin Greaves, Zachary McCaskie, Jason Holder (C), Roston Chase, Ashley Nurse, Akeem Jordan, Chemar Holder, Keon Harding

 

Match Details

Date 2021-02-08 17:30 PM

Venue - Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua, Coolidge

Toss - Guyana won the toss & elected to bat


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