Peters maiden ton helps Leewards rally

OrlandoPeters-1St George’s, Grenada, CMC — Orlando Peters carved out his maiden first class hundred and Liam Sebastien, his first ever ten-wicket haul, as Leeward Islands Hurricanes put up an admirable fight on day three of their third round WICB Professional Cricket League clash on Sunday.

Resuming from their overnight 102 for one, the Leewards kept Windward Islands Volcanoes in the field all day at the National Stadium here, before being dismissed late in the day for 334.

The Windwards require 136 for victory on Monday’s final day.

Peters was at the centre of the Leewards fight back, scoring 104 and anchoring two half-century stands along the way, before becoming the final victim of the innings and off-spinner Sebastien’s fifth.

Summarized Scores:

Leeward Islands Hurricanes 1st Innings: 109 All Out (39.4 Overs). Austin Richards 44, Alzari Joseph 18*, Jeremiah Louis 12, Montsin Hodge 12; Liam Sebastien 16.4-4-39-5, Alston Bobb 15-7-31-4, Kenroy Peters 3-0-12-1, Nelon Pascal 5-0-27-0.

Windward Islands Volcanoes 1st Innings: 308/5 (108 Overs). Devon Smith 145, Romel Currency 50, Johnson Charles 40, Sunil Ambris 33; Jeremiah Louis 14-4-29-3, Orlando Peters 13-1-33-1-0, Jacques Taylor 22-2-58-1-0, Anthony Martin 27-2-67-0.

Leeward Islands Hurricanes 2nd Innings: 334 All Out (138.5 Overs). Orlando Peters 104, Austin Richards 54, Lyndell Richardson 48, Devon Thomas*+ 38; Liam Sebastien 30.5-12-50-5, Kenroy Peters 23-8-51-2, Shane Shillingford 43-10-110-2, Nelon Pascal 10-2-42-1.

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