West Indies 234 for 7 (Chanderpal 119, Murphy 3-27, Parris 3-31) Prime Minister XI 322 (Renshaw 81, Harris 73, Joseph 4-65, Chase 2-72) by 88 runs
PM’s XI scored 322 in their first innings, leaving the four-day clash delicately balanced.
Chandrapal was the second-highest run-scorer in West Indies first-class cricket that year, averaging 73.16 while also featuring for the country’s A team.
Against the PM’s XI, the 26-year-old has made a name for himself ahead of the first Test against Australia at the Optus Stadium in Perth starting November 30. Before the tour match started, West Indies captain Craig Brathwaite backed Chandrapal for success. at the test level.
Chandrapal’s father decorated a 164-Test career in which he averaged 51.4 and scored 30 centuries. His son now wants to make a name for himself.
“I try and be myself,” Taginarine said. “I can’t be that, so I can only be myself. [I get picked for the first Test]. If I am selected, I will try to score some runs.”
The tourists started their innings brilliantly, reaching 94 for no loss after strong efforts from Chandrapal and Brathwaite. But when Brathwaite cut Steketee’s delivery, it led to a loss of 44 for 4 as the West Indies began to falter.
WA pacer Joel Paris found the edge of Nkrumah Bonner’s bat to send him packing for a duck before spinner Todd Murphy bowled Dion Thomas and then Kyle Mears after eight overs. trapped Chandrapal held the innings together, hitting 13 fours and a six en route to posting triple figures.