The trinidad Guardian / BASSETERRE, St Kitts-Veteran former West Indies left-hander, Shiv Chanderpaul, carved out a phenomenal 77th first class hundred and passed 27, 000 runs career runs, as he rescued Guyana Jaguars and forced a draw on the final day of their Regional four-day contest against Leeward Islands Hurricanes yesterday.
Starting the day on 53 for two-still requiring 153 runs to avoid an innings defeat-Jaguars found a hero in the 43-year-old Chanderpaul who hit a stellar 109 as the visitors rallied to 305 for seven deep into the final session, to frustrate the hosts.
Wicketkeeper Anthony Bramble chimed in with an unbeaten 57, captain Leon Johnson got 41 and fellow left-hander Vishaul Singh, 35.
HURRICANES 412 for nine declared (Montcin Hodge 91, Keacy Carty 82, Jahmar Hamilton 56, Terrance Ward 52, Chesney Hughes 32; Sherfane Rutherford 3-92, Romario Shepherd 2-64, Veerasammy Permaul 2-104)
JAGUARS 206 (Vishaul Singh 97 not out, Sherfane Rutherford 32, Chanderpaul Hemraj 23; Terrance Ward 4-48, Jeremiah Louis 2-52, Rahkeem Cornwall 2-62) and 305 for six (Shiv Chanderpaul 109, Anthony Bramble 57 not out, Leon Johnson 41, Vishaul Singh 35; Terrance Ward 2-43, Nkrumah Bonner 2-52)