West Indies Championships: Sinclair, Motie lift dominant GHE to victory

The young, new- look Guyana Harpy Eagles (GHE) squad kept their West Indies Championships title retention hopes alive with a thumping 212- run victory over the Jamaica Scorpions; compliments of a mastery display of spin from Kevin Sinclair and Gudakesh Motie on Day 4.
The Scorpions, at home at Sabina Park, Kingston Jamaica, began Day 4 in a strong position with 8 wickets in hand, chasing 296 more runs for victory.
However, their biggest hindrance would be Guyana’s impenetrable bowling attack that has helped them to three victories on the trot.

Kevin Sinclair and Gudakesh Motie had six wickets between them to rout the Jamaica Scorpions

Similarly to the day prior, Nial Smith was the first to strike on Saturday morning, cleaning up Brandon King’s stumps for 15 from 38 balls.
King’s overnight partner, Kirk McKenzie was the next to fall for a 124-ball 40, on the account of an excellent catch from Raymon Perez at silly point.
The Guyanese bowlers continued to chip away at the Jamaican wickets, with Kevin Sinclair and Gudakesh Motie doing the majority of the heaving lifting.
Sinclair claimed 3- 32 from 19 Overs, Motie picked up 3-32 from 16.1 overs and Isai Thorne claimed back-to-back wickets in one over to end with 2-30 from 8.
While McKenzie’s 40 was the highest on Day 4 for the Jamaicans; Peat Salmon continued their resistance with 30 from 62 deliveries, while Derval Green hit 19 in 18 deliveries and Abhijai Mansingh contributed 17 off 38 to get the hosts to 206 before being bowled out in 71.1 Overs, just before the lunch interval.
In other west Indies Championships Round 6 results, the Windward Islands Volcanoes wrapped up a 158- run win over the West Indies Academy inside three days on Friday evening. Meanwhile on Saturday, Barbados Pride registered a 9- wicket victory over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force eased past the Combined Campuses and Colleges by 123 runs.
The 7th and final Round of the West Indies Championships will bowl off this Wednesday, April 17 in which the Guyana Harpy Eagles will come up against the Combined Campuses and Colleges at the Sir Frank Worrell memorial Ground, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. Play is expected to begin at 10:00hrs.