CRICKET-REGIONAL-LEAD Green 'five-fer' delivers innings victory for Scorpions.


Seamer Derval Green notched his first five-wicket haul of the Regional Four-Day Championship as Jamaica Scorpions crushed Leeward Islands Hurricanes by an innings and 118 runs.

The visitors needed just 73 balls to bundle Hurricanes out for 183 in their second innings, after the hosts resumed Sunday's final day of their eighth round encounter at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on 134 for six.

Green finished with five for 75 while off-spinner Jamie Merchant retained his overnight figures of three for 12 after not featuring on Sunday.

Fast bowler Marquino Mindley picked up another wicket to end with two for 49 and take his tally for the season to 24 from six matches.

Montcin Hodge, unbeaten overnight on 60, added a single run before becoming the day's first casualty, caught at the wicket in the fifth over nicking a drive at a full length delivery from Green at 141 for seven.

Alzarri Joseph, top-scorer in the first innings with an...

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