Opener Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope slammed centuries as Barbados Pride took control against the Windward Islands Volcanoes when their sixth round game of the WICB PCL Regional four-day tournament continued yesterday Kensington Oval.
Brathwaite struck eight fours and one six in scoring 117 before he was caught off Johnson Charles after facing 271 balls in 341 minutes. He added 93 for the opening stand with Kyle Corbin who made 38.
The right-handed Brathwaite then featured in a second wicket stand of 163 with Shai Hope to further frustrate Volcanoes.
Hope slammed 162 before he was caught off Shane Shillingford after facing 276 balls and batted for 382 minutes hitting seventeen fours.
Carlos Brathwaite made 27 while Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich were not out on 40 and 24 respectively as Pride declared on 450-5 in reply to Windwards Volcanoes first innings score of 250 all out. Shillingford had 2-131.
Earlier, Andre Fletcher top scored for the visitors with 84 while Kavem Hodge made 54.
The duo resurrected their innings with a fifth wicket stand of 127 they after they were reduced to 46-4. Shan Shillingford made 28 and Keddy Lesporis 22; Miguel Cummings bagged 5-47 and Sulieman Benn 3-65.
Batting a second time Volcanoes closed the third day on 137-7, trailing by 66 runs with three wickets intact. Lesporis got 29 while Johnson Charles and Andre Fletcher 25 each. Shillingford is on 17 and Kevin Mc Clean on three. Chase has 3-19 and Benn 2-38.
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