McKenzie (86) and Chanderpaul (70*) lay foundation for solid West Indies “A” batting effort on day one against Bangladesh “A”

By May 16, 2023
Kirk McKenzie raises his bat after bringing up his 50. Kirk McKenzie raises his bat after bringing up his 50. CWI Media

Half centuries from Kirk McKenzie and Tagenarine Chanderpaul have left West Indies “A” in an excellent position after day one of their first four-day “Test” against Bangladesh “A” at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.

After winning the toss and choosing to bat, the tourists ended day one 220-2 off 68 overs.

McKenzie and Chanderpaul laid a solid foundation with a 130-run opening partnership.

McKenzie led the way with a 124-ball 86 including 12 boundaries and a six while Chanderpaul ended the day 70* off 190 balls including five fours.

Raymon Reifer was the other batsman dismissed for 26 while Alick Athanaze was 35* alongside Chanderpaul at stumps.

 

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