18 Sep
2020

Powell, Jangoo half-centuries after Joseph bagged five for 41

first_imgGROS ISLET, St Lucia, (CMC) – Opener Kieran Powell and Amir Jangoo struck half-centuries as Leeward Islands Hurricanes carved out a handy lead over Windward Islands Volcanoes, on Saturday’s penultimate day of their day/night third round match.Replying to 138, Hurricanes finished the day at the Darren Sammy National Stadium on 234 for five – a lead of 96 heading into yesterday’s final day.The opening day of the contest on Thursday was abandoned due to heavy rain with Friday’s second day limited to only 44 overs.Powell top-scored with 69 and fellow left-hander Jangoo was unbeaten on 51, while Jaison Peters chipped in with 39 not out to form the foundation of the Hurricanes innings.Test pacer Alzarri Joseph had earlier finished with five for 41 and new-ball partner Sheeno Berridge, four for 39, as Volcanoes lost their last four wickets for 45 runs.Veteran opener Devon Smith top-scored with 49 and Alick Athanaze chipped in with 23 but no other batsman passed 15.Powell then anchored successive half-century stands to give Hurricanes a solid start, putting on 57 with Montcin Hodge (10) for the first wicket and adding a further 60 for the second wicket with Devon Thomas who made 23.Powell struck nine fours off 119 balls in just about 2-¼ hours before he was one of three wickets to fall for for six runs in the space of 20 deliveries, to leave Hurricanes on 123 for four.Jangoo then propped up the innings, first in a 26-run stand with captain Jahmar Hamilton (11) and then in an unbroken sixth wicket stand of 85 with Peters.Trinidadian Jangoo has so far faced 82 balls in just over 2-¼ hours and struck five fours.Caption: Test pacer Alzarri Joseph finished with five for 41.last_img read more

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27 Aug
2020

NBA trade rumors: Suns expected to make forward Trevor Ariza available

first_img Devin Booker on Suns’ future: ‘I’d like to build a super team’  “I’m not one to get somewhere and then just duck out,” Ariza said. “I’m one to be in it, regardless of whatever the situation is. Fight until the end. That’s the type of person that I am, and that’s what I expect.”Ariza has averaged 9.9 points and 5.6 rebounds in 34.5 minutes per game for the struggling Suns this season. He has shot 37.2 percent from the field and 35.7 percent from 3-point range.   Trevor Ariza may not be with the Suns for the rest of the season.Rival teams believe Phoenix will listen to offers for the 33-year-old forward, according to a report from the New York Times. Ariza signed a one-year, $15 million deal with the Suns in the offseason and is not eligible to be traded until Dec. 15. Devin Booker injury update: Suns star dealing with hamstring issue, no timetable for returncenter_img Multiple contenders are expected to be interested in dealing for Ariza, the report says. Teams had been hoping the Suns would buy out Ariza, but Phoenix is hoping to receive “at least one” asset back in return for him.Ariza is on a one-year, $15 million deal with Phoenix. Interested teams have been hoping the Suns would just buy Ariza out like they did with Tyson Chandler, but they are expected to pursue trades to try to get at least one asset in return— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) December 4, 2018Ariza addressed the report in an interview with The Athletic on Tuesday.  Related News The 15-year veteran spent four seasons with the Rockets before he signed with Phoenix. The Suns will face the Kings on Tuesday. They’ll carry a 4-19 record into that matchup.last_img read more

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