Junior Sinclair bags five, young Chanderpaul on 85*

…Trevon Griffith hits unbeaten 50

Tagenarine Chanderpaul will be eyeing a century when the second day of the Guyana Harpy Eagles trial match resumes today at Albion. He is on 85. Junior Sinclair was the surprise package of the day, claiming 5-18 as Leon Johnson’s XI were bowled out for 121. In reply, Keemo Paul’s XI were 143-0 after 38 overs when stumps were drawn.

Junior Sinclair and Tagenarine Chanderpaul

Earlier, Johnson’s XI lost Kevlon Anderson (04) and Chandrapaul Hemraj (21) with the score at 71-2 at lunch. After that session, it was all Junior Sinclair, who is the cousin of West Indies spinner Kevin Sinclair. Junior removed Sachin Singh for 32, Leon Johnson for 33, Javed Karim for a duck, Ronaldo Ali Mohammed for a duck, and Leon Swamy without troubling the score.
This youngster, who normally bowls quick through the air and plays for Rose Hall Town, ended with figures of 5-18 in 11 overs, which included six maidens. He was supported by Anthony Adams, who claimed 3-16, as the Johnson XI first innings ended after 51.3 overs.
In response, Chanderpaul and Trevon Griffith ensured there were no hiccups as they batted to stumps. Chanderpaul stuck nine fours in his unbeaten 85 from 129 balls, while Griffith made 57 from 100 balls, decorated with five fours. The second day will bowl off today from 9:30h.