First win for Windward Islands, Barbados implode

Fri, Jan 11, '13


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Guyana's bowlers defended a low total by a huge margin at Queen's Park Oval and handed Barbados their first defeat of the Caribbean T20. Defending 108, Guyana dismissed Barbados for 66 in 17.2 overs.

Having been sent in to bat, Guyana had been dismissed for 108 in 19 overs. Though run-scoring had been slow, Guyana had progressed to 63 for 2 in ten overs and looked set for a more substantial total. However, they lost three wickets without a run being scored to slip to 63 for 5, and then three more wickets for the addition of four runs to slip to 89 for 8. Shivnarine Chanderpaul was the only Guyana batsman to make more than 20, while Dwayne Smith and Sulieman Benn took two wickets each for Barbados.

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