Jacobs sparks thrilling JA comeback

DamionJacobs-1KINGSTON, Jamaica, (CMC) – Jamaica defeated Windward Islands Volcanoes by 13 runs on the third day of their first round match in the WICB Professional Cricket League at Sabina Park here Sunday.

At Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica survived a scare before taking victory by 13 runs over the Windwards, with leg-spinner Damion Jacobs claiming seven for 72.

Set 261 for victory, the Windwards were cruising at 173 for two, thanks to Devon Smith’s top score of 74 and fellow opener Tyrone Theophile’s 40, but collapsed to be all out for 247.

Summarized Scores:

Jamaica 1st Innings: 208 All Out (66.1 Overs). Nikita Miller 57*, Jon-Ross Campbell 46, Marquino Mindley 43, Tamar Lambert* 30; Alston Bobb 20.1-5-45-6, Mervin Mathew 15-3-35-2, Liam Sebastian 14-1-51-1, Kenroy Peters 9-1-36-1.

Windward Islands Volcanoes 1st Innings: 110 All Out (48.2 Overs). Alston Bobb 36*, Tyrone Theophile 24, Romel Currency 19, Lindon James+ 6; Marquino Mindley 16.2-6-35-5, Nikita Miller 18-6-25-4, Dave Bernard 7-2-24-1, Damion Jacobs 1-1-0-0.

Jamaica 2nd Innings: 162 All Out (44 Overs). Nkrumah Bonner 41, Carlton Baugh Jr 31, Damion Jacobs 29, Marquino Mindley 17; Alston Bobb 17-3-48-5, Mervin Mathew 7-1-19-3, Liam Sebastien 12-3-38-1, Nelon Pascal 5-0-37-0.

Windward Islands Volcanoes 2nd Innings: 247 All Out (89.2 Overs). Devon Smith 74, Tyrone Theophile 40, Alston Bobb 39, Sunil Ambris 30; Damion Jacobs 29.2-4-72-7, Nikita Miller 22-3-51-2, Dave Bernard 10-3-20-1, Marquino Mindley 11-2-28-0.

Jamaica won by 13 runs

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