Latest Match Report – West Indies vs NSW & ACT XI Tour Match 2022/23

West Indians 424 (Thomas 77*, Brathwaite 75, Brooks 56, Holder 50) and 114 for 4 till 9 December Combined NSW and ACT XI 426 for 4 (McDonald 177*, Davies 115)

The West Indies batsmen missed an opportunity to find their groove on Australian pitches before their tour game against a NSW/ACT XI was declared a draw.

The visitors were 114 for 4 in their second innings at Manuka Oval on Saturday when play was suspended, after the hosts had declared on 426 for 4 at the start of the day.

Opener Taginarayan Chanderpal, son of West Indies great Shivnarine Chanderpal, scored just 4 runs after not batting in West Indies’ first innings due to illness.

Jermaine Blackwood, who retired on 42 in the first innings, managed just 1.

West Indies were 77 for 4 before Ruston Chase (31*) and Joshua Da Silva (12*) ensured no further loss.

Earlier, Blake MacDonald was unbeaten on 177 after No.3 Oliver Davies’ 115 off just 106 balls in a wake-up call for the West Indies attack on Friday.

The tourists will play a four-day twilight match against a strong Prime Minister XI from Wednesday before the Tests in Perth and Adelaide.


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