Bonner's unbeaten 90 steers Team Blackwood to 234-4 on opening day of BestvBest match in Antgua

By October 28, 2021

Nkrumah Bonner scored an unbeaten 90 as Team (Jermaine) Blackwood reached 234-4 at the end of day one of the BestvBest match against Team Brathwaite at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua on Wednesday.

Bonner arrived at the wicket in the 18th over following the dismissal of Kieran Powell for 31 by Rahkeem Cornwall after he (Powell) and Shayne Moseley shared in an opening stand of 47.

Moseley was the second wicket to fall in the 32nd over, also to the bowling of Cornwall, for 39 after adding 35 with Bonner for the second wicket. Captain Jermaine Blackwood and Bonner then put on 55 for the third wicket when the former was trapped lbw by Preston McSween for 27.

Blackwood’s dismissal paved the way for an 88-run stand between Bonner and Kavem Hodge, who was eventually trapped lbw by Veerasammy Permaul for 39.

Bonner has so far faced 200 balls and hit seven fours and two sixes will resume his 12-run partnership with Raymon Reifer who is at the other end on two.

Cornwall has so far taken 2-52 from 16 overs while Permaul has 1-52 and McSween 1-25.

The BestvBest matches are to prepare players for the upcoming West Indies tour of Sri Lanka following the conclusion of the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.

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