WI President’s XI v England, 4-day Practice Match : Raymon Reifer hit a fine, century on day 03

Raymon Reifer hit a fine, century on the Third day of Cricket West Indies President’s XI Test warm-up game against a England in Antigua.

replying to England’s first innings total 466-6, with Jonny Bairstow ‘s unbeaten on 106 and Dan Lawrence hitting 83; the CWI PRESIDENT’S XI All out for 263, with Last Wicket DW Lawrence claiming the Colin Archibald run out.

The home side reached 48-2 by the close, with the first of England’s two breakthroughs – Jeremy Solozano for 17 – coming courtesy of a Craig Overton run out off his own bowling, before Jack Leach bowled Shayne Moseley (20)

Thanks to Keacy Carty’s 57 and Raymon Reifer’s fine, 106 off 183 balls West Indies President’s XI get 263 runs for their first innings against a England in Antigua.

While writing this piece, England are at 25/1 in 8.3 overs (2nd innings), Zak Crawley is batting on 6* off 23 balls while Ben Stokes is at 9* off 12 balls. CWI PRESIDENT’S XI bowler Shermon Lewis picked up Alex Lees for (10).

Earlier, Jonny Bairstow hit a fine, unbeaten century on the second day with 13 boundaries and a six in two dominant sessions of batting in day 02.

Bairstow was the fifth England batter to pass fifty in the innings, following Zak Crawley (62), Alex Lees (65), Root (54) and Dan Lawrence (83). Woakes too would surely have followed suit on his 33rd birthday but was left unbeaten on 49 when Root called his side in.

Summarised scores :

ENGLAND 466 for six declared (Jonny Bairstow 106 not out, Dan Lawrence 83, Alex Lees 65, Zac Crawley 62, Joe Root 54, Chris Woakes 49 not out, Ben Foakes 25, Ben Stokes 11; Bryan Charles 3-143, Shermon Lewis 2-75).

CWI PRESIDENT’S XI 263/10 (Keacy Carty 57, Raymon Reifer 106, Shayne Moseley 20, Jeremy Solozano 17).

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