Leewards Finish Third: Puzzling Second Innings Declaration By Hurricanes Backfires
Photo Caption: Leeward Islands Hurricanes celebrating the loss of a Guyanese Wicket (source photo)
By: T. Chapman
Needing maximum points in their final CWI Regional Four Day encounter, the Leeward Islands Hurricanes led by Rahkeem Cornwall lost outright to Barbados after declaring early.
The puzzling declaration from Leeward Islands to lose the match has left many unanswered questions among cricket lovers in the region.
Third place Leewards gained 2.8 points from the match to end with 134 points.
Keon Harding had career-best figures of 5 for 29.
18 runs shy of clearing the deficit, the Leeward Islands shockingly declared at 83-2. Conceding to Barbados.