The West Indies first-class season enters the second round of action from this Friday with three matches set to take place.
The WICB’S Adriel “Woody” Richard has produced some stats, which I Witness News are pleased to share with you our readers.
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These are personal career milestones achieved by players in the 2014 Regional 4-Day Tournament up to and including the first round of matches:
Shivnarine Chanderpaul reached 5,000 runs for Guyana in the Regional 4-Day Tournament, when he reached 19 in the first innings against the Leeward Islands and his compatriot Narsingh Deonarine reached 4,000 runs for Guyana in the Regional 4-Day Tournament, when he reached 15 in the first innings of that match. Chanderpaul went on to make 45 with Deonarine getting a century.
NOTE: Deonarine has also scored 644 runs and taken 18 wickets for West Indies “B” in the R4Day which is not included in the above aggregate.
Jamaica’s left-arm spinner Nikita Miller captured his 300th wicket for the Jamaica in the Regional 4-Day Tournament, when he dismissed Windwards batsman, Sunil Ambris, his second wicket in the Windward Islands second innings. Barbados’ Kemar Roach captured his 200th wicket in first-class matches, when he dismissed Trinidad’s Denesh Ramdin, his second wicket in the Trinidad & Tobago first innings. Leewards pacer, Gavin Tonge reached 1,000 runs for Leeward Islands in the Regional 4-Day Tournament when he reached 47 in the second innings in their match against Guyana. He was dismissed for 49