Guyana wins regional one-day cricket title

Author  CMC
Home team Guyana beat Barbados last month to win the inaugural KFC Cup West Indies limited overs cricket championships.
 Led by a splendid century by batsman Sewnarine Chattergoon, Guyana won under the Duckworth-Lewis Method of scoring to earn its ninth regional title at Bourda Oval. Chasing 250 to win from its allocation of 50 overs, it all came down to Guyana needing 19 runs from the last two overs to maintain their unbeaten record, and prevail over Barbados for a third time in the final. Neil McGarrell hit left-arm spin bowler Sulieman Benn for a straight six to put the hosts ahead of their target score with one ball to spare in the penultimate over. With the gloom of the evening rapidly gathering, umpires Billy Doctrove and Norman Malcolm offered McGarrell and Derwin Christian light for the second time in the space of three overs, and the two Guyanese gleefully accepted with one over remaining.
Compiled from CMC and other sources.