Young Tiger roars in second warm-up win
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Tagenarine Chanderpaul compiled a powerful half century to guide West Indies to a comfortable six wicket win over New Zealand in a warm-up match on Wednesday before the start of their campaign in the ICC Under 19 World Cup here on Friday.
Chanderpaul rekindled the innings with a top score of 62 allowing West Indies to overhaul the 147 scored by New Zealand who batted first at the Sevens Stadium Pitch 2, Dubai.
The young cricketers from the Caribbean stumbled to 7 for the loss of two quick wickets within three balls in the third over after opener Shimron Hetmyer was caught for two and Nicolas Puran was also caught without scoring.
But the son of the famous West Indies batsman Shivnarine, struck seven fours and brought his side back on course featuring in two half century partnerships before he was forced to retire hurt.
New Zealand Innings: 147 All Out (45.2 Overs). Robert O’Donnell* 31, Shawn Hicks 27, Tim Seifert 23, Kyle Jamieson 11; Ramaal Lewis 9-0-26-3, Bryan Charles 4.2-0-9-2, Preston McSween 9-2-24-2, Gudakesh Moti-Kanhai 9-1-18-1.
West Indies Innings: 151/4 (37.2 Overs). Tagenarine Chanderpaul 62, Jeremy Solozano 35, Jonathan Drakes 28, Brandon King 16; Leo Carter 5-0-13-1, Shawn Hicks 3-0-14-1, Kyle Jamieson 7-0-35-2, Jeremy Benton 4-0-12-0.