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Warriors show positive signs in final practice match

first_imgGuyana Amazon Warriors showed positive signs in final practice match with convincing win over a Select XI yesterday at the National Stadium.Veerasammy PermaulThe Warriors recorded their highest score of 160-5 in 20 overs then returned to restrict their counterparts to 88-7 in 20 overs to claim their only success in three practice matches before they depart for Florida today.Opener Martin Guptill led the way for the Warriors with 47 from 25 balls inclusive of two sixes and six fours while receiving support from Jason Mohammed (45) and Babar Azam (41). Gudakesh Motie 2-23 from four overs and Chandrapaul Hemraj 1-21 were the key bowlers for the Select XI.In pursuit of the target, the Select XI lost skipper Leon Johnson for 10. That was in the fourth over and off the bowling of Steven Jacobs with the score on 22.Everything went downhill afterwards. Medium pacer Rayad Emrit 3-12 and left arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul 2-17 combined to capture five victims as the Select XI found scoring very difficult.Anthony Bramble made 19 while three of the Select XI batsmen made it to double figures in a failed attempt to hunt the target.Guyana Amazon Warriors will play their first match on August 5 against St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Lauderhill.The match is scheduled to start at 11:00h.last_img

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