Barbados Pride defeats Jamaica Scorpions

Barbados Pride defeated Jamaica Scorpions to take the Regional Super 50 title at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua last week.

The Barbados Pride, runners-up in the 2016 final at the Queen’s Park Oval, in Port of Spain Trinidad won the toss and decided to bat first.

Barbados Pride batsman Shai Hope scored 101 on the heels of his 125 against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes (semi-final round) coupled with a blistering 69 from captain Jason Holder, ended with 271 runs for nine wickets off their allotted 50 overs.

The Scorpions relied heavily on the powerful batting of Rovman Powell with 65, but they were bowled out for 212 with 5.3 overs to spare.

Hope was named Man-of-the-Match and All Rounder of the Tournament with (17 catches, four stumpings and 482 runs), while Powell was adjudged the Best Fielder with seven catches.

Hurricane captain Kieron Powell was the Batsman of the Tournament (513 runs) while Pride’s off-spinner was the Bowler of the Tournament (26 wickets).

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