West Indies draw warmup match to open 2-Test Australian tour -

PTI | Canberra | Updated: 19-11-2022 13:07 IST | Created: 19-11-2022 13:02 IST
West Indies draw warmup match to open 2-Test Australian tour -
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Several West Indian batters had lackluster results as the visitors played to a draw in a three-day tour match on Saturday against a combined New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory XI.

The Caribbean side was 114-4 in its second innings at Manuka Oval when play was called off, the home side declaring earlier in the day on 426-4.

Opener Tagenarine Chanderpaul, the son of West Indies great Shivnarine Chanderpaul, made just four after not batting in West Indies' first-innings effort of 424-9 declared. And 48-test veteran Jermaine Blackwood, who retired on 42 in the first innings, made just one.

West Indies were 77-4 before Roston Chase (31 not out) and Joshua Da Silva (12 not out) ensured no further damage was done.

Blake MacDonald finished unbeaten on 177 after No. 3 Oliver Davies had scored 115 off just 106 balls on Friday off the West Indian bowlers.

The visitors will play a four-day twilight fixture against a strong Prime Minister's XI beginning next Wednesday before tests against Australia in Perth beginning November 30 and a day-night test in Adelaide from December 8. 

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