Triple centurions in Windies First Class
 

Kaieteur News article.

Georgetown, Guyana - Statistician Charwayne Walker this week looks at players who would have hit triple centuries for the West Indies over the years.

Walker recounts a period going back to the 1920’s to 1996 when Guyanese Shivnarine Chanderpaul added his name to the illustrious list.

P.H. Tarilton’s 304 not out in the Barbados vs Trinidad and Tobago game in 1920 at the local Mecca of cricket, Kensington Oval, was the first and resulted in Barbados winning by an innings and 31 runs.

Barbados 623 for 5 declared: P.H. Tarilton 304 Not out, George Challenor 104, H.W. Ince 80, C.F. Browne 79.  Bowling for Trinidad, A. Cipriani took 1 for 27 from 7 overs, J.C.S. Rogers 1 for 80. Trinidad first innings 131 All out, A. Cipriani 48 not out; bowling for Barbados George Challenor took 4 for 16 from 12 overs, O. A. Pilgrim 2 for 49 from 10 overs, K. Mason 2 for 30.

Trinidad second innings following on; 461 all out, J.A. Small 102 not out, W.H. St. Hill 96, C.P. Cumberbatch 64, F. De Gannes 72, A. Cipriani 48.  Bowling for Barbados B.I. Gilkes took 4 for 83, from 29 overs.

Frank Worrell 308 not out in Barbados vs Trinidad 1944 match at Kensington Oval.

Result Match drawn.

Trinidad & Tobago first innings 490 for 8 declared, Jeffrey Stoll Meyer 210, Gerry Gomez 94, P. Jones 60 Not Out, A. I. Trestral 44. Bowling for Barbados N. E. Marshall took 2 for 88 from 22 overs.

Barbados first innings 650 for 3 declared, Frank Worrell 308 not out, John Goddard 218 not out, Clyde Walcott 55.  Bowling for Trinidad C.L. Pouchet took 2 for 107 from 27 overs. Trinidad second innings 70 for 4.

Clyde Walcott 314 not out in the 1946 Barbados vs Trinidad at Queens Park Oval.  Result Match drawn.  Barbados first innings 246 all out, Herman Griffith 49, N.E. Marshall 42; Bowling for Trinidad, C.L. Pouchet took 6 for 52.  Trinidad first innings 194 all out, P.E. Jones 47, E. Constantine 27; bowling for Barbados E.A.V Williams took 4 for 56, L.R. Pierce 3 for 26.  Barbados second innings 619 for 3 declared, Clyde Walcott 314 not out.

Trinidad second innings 576 for 8, Gerry Gomez 213 not out, K.B. Trestrail 151, Andy Ganteaume 85; Bowling for Barbados L.R. Pierce took 3 for 161 from 23 overs.

Jeffrey Stollmeyer hit 324 vs British Guiana at Queens Park Oval 1947. Result Trinidad won by an innings and 125 runs.

British Guiana first innings 326 all out, J.L. Thomas 94, Clifford McWatt 56; Bowling for Trinidad, Wilfred Ferguson took 6 for 120 from 33 overs.  Trinidad first innings 750 for 8 declared, Jeffrey Stollmeyer 324, Gerry Gomez 190, R.P. Tang Chong 82 not out, K.B. Trestrail 75.  Bowling for British, Guiana Berkley Gaskin took 5 for 228 from 48.7 overs.  British Guiana second innings 299 all out, Clifford Mc Watt, 123 not out, Robert Christiani 89. Bowling for Trinidad, H.J. Burnett took 4 for 70 from 20.6 overs, Wilfred Ferguson 2 for 117 from 23 overs, Gerry Gomez 2 for 23 from 9 overs.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul hit 303 not out Guyana vs Jamaica at Sabina Park in 1996.  Result match drawn.

Guyana first innings 559 for 5 declared Shivnarine Chanderpaul 303 not out, Roger Harper 124, Andre Percival 78.  Bowling for Jamaica Joseph Grant took 3 for 112 from 27.5 overs. Courtney Walsh 1 for 100 from 30 overs, Denville McKenzie 1 for 88 from 21 overs.  Jamaica first innings 154 all out, Nehemiah Perry 56, Delroy Morgan 21, Mario Ventura 19; Bowling for Guyana, Roger Harper 5 for 38 from 22.1 overs, Mahendra Nagamootoo 2 for 15 from 6 overs, Barrington Browne 2 for 73 from 18 overs.

Jamaica second innings following on, 370 for 6, James Adams 120, Nehemiah Perry 56 not out, Tony Powell 56, Robert Samuels 52; Bowling for Guyana, Mahendra Nagamootoo 3 for 105 from 35 overs, Roger Harper 2 for 74 from 44 overs.

First Published By Kaieteur News.

Date: 
Sun, 03/23/2014 - 06:04