NSW/ACT vs WI, 1st Warm-up, Day 02 Highlights; Oliver Davies’ quickfire hundred put Windies bowlers in pre-Test warning

The West Indies have been given a wake-up call on the bowling front after being dominated by a NSW/ACT XI on day two of their tour match in Canberra

In reply to the West Indies 9(dec)-424, the NSW/ACT XI finished day two at a dominant 2-259.

Oliver Davies (115 off 106 balls) was the star of the day, producing an innings that featured 14 fours and three sixes.

Blake MacDonald scored (76*) and Jack Attenborough Also Scored fifty (51).

West Indies veteran quick Kemar Roach was economical with figures of 0 for 20 from 10 overs.

But Jayden Seales (0-47 off 10 overs), Alzarri Joseph (0-40 off 10 overs) and spinner Roston Chase (0-50 off 10 overs) were among the bowlers who struggled for impact.

Starting day two at Manuka Oval on 5-297, the Windies lifted the run-rate on Friday as No.10 Devon Thomas top-scored with an unbeaten 77.

Thomas and Joseph put on an unbroken 104-run stand for the 10th wicket in a confidence boost for the West Indies ahead of their two-match Test series against Australia.

On Thursday, openers Kraigg Brathwaite (75) and Shamarh Brooks (56) made half-centuries to put on a 133-run partnership. Also Former captain Jason Holder, who made 50 with the bat before retiring.

West Indies last won a Test match on Australian soil in February 1997. They have beaten Australia in Australia in any format only once since, in a T20I in February 2013.

Series Schedule:

17-19 November: v ACT/NSW XI at Philip Oval, Canberra
23-26 November: v Prime Minister’s XI at Manuka Oval, Canberra (day/night)
30 November to 4 December: 1st Test at the Perth Stadium, Perth
8-12 December: 2nd Test at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (day/night)

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