West Indies 'A' beaten by an innings and 143 runs after final day implosion

By December 07, 2020

West Indies "A" followed their senior counterparts in the manner of defeat on Sunday going down by an innings and 143 runs to New Zealand ‘A’ at the Bay Oval in Mount Manguanui in New Zealand.

Resuming the final day on 57-3, the visitors could only muster 109 in the second innings. West Indies ‘A’ actually batted two men short as Raymon Reifer, who had retired hurt early in the day was unable to complete his innings while Oshane Thomas was also unable to bat due to an injury.

Meanwhile, Nicholas Poran top-scored with 35 off 61 balls with four fours but was also a casualty in the team’s collapse. The only other batsman to come to grips with the situation was wicketkeeper Joshua Da Silva who battled for 90 minutes remaining unbeaten on 15 having faced 51 balls.

Scott Kuggeleijn was the best bowler for the hosts with 3-18 as he generated pace and got the ball to move both ways.

Scores: West Indies ‘A’ 322 and 109, New Zealand ‘A’ 574. New Zealand ‘A’ wins by an innings and 143 runs.

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