Sky Sports – Jack Leach claims best figures by England Lions spinner during defeat to West Indies A

West Indies A take lead in three-match series, second game at Sabina Park from Sunday

Last Updated: 14/02/18 7:24pm

Jack Leach bagged match figures of 8-110 in Jamaica

Jack Leach claimed the best figures by an England Lions spinner but could not prevent the side losing to West Indies A in Jamaica.

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  • Jack Leach claims best figures by England Lions spinner during defeat to West Indies A West Indies A take lead in three-match series, second game at Sabina Park from Sunday Last Updated: 14/02/18 7:24pm Jack Leach bagged match figures of 8-110 in Jamaica Jack Leach claimed the best figures by an England Lions spinner but could not prevent the side losing to West Indies A in Jamaica.
  • Somerset star Leach recorded match figures of 8-110, beating Graeme Swann’s 8-156 against Zimbabwe in 1999, after bagging 5-26 from 13 overs in West Indies A’s second innings on the fourth and final day.
  • England will now look to rebound in the second game of the three-match series, which gets underway at Sabina Park on Sunday.
  • Leach’s five-for in the second innings could not inspire Lions to victory “We gave it a good go – but unfortunately we couldn’t quite get over the line,” said Leach.
  • “It was always going to be difficult, but on that wicket, things happen pretty quickly.


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