Reifer shines as West Indies, BCB XI game ends in equalizer – News Room Guyana

SUMMARY: West Indies 257 (Brathwaite 85, Campbell 44, Mayers 40, Rishad 5-75) and 291 (Bonner 80, Campbell 68, Reifer 49 *, Da Silva 46, Islam 4-59, Ahmed 3-42) at draw with BCB XI 160 (Naim 45, Hasan 30, Cornwall 5-47, Warrican 3-25) and 63-2 (Ali 33 *, Reifer 2-7)

The West Indies and Bangladesh Cricket Board XI played a draw in their three-day warm-up at Chattogram ahead of the Caribbean side’s inaugural Test against the host nation on February 3.

From an individual standpoint, Raymon Reifer, the all-rounder, claimed a place in that first XI Test by getting runs and wickets on the final day.

West Indies, rebounding at 179-5 after taking the lead of 97, ended their innings on 291 with overnight batsman Nkrumah Bonner unable to add to his 80.

Reifer made 49 not out and goalkeeper / batsman Joshua Da Silva scored 46, after opener John Campbell cracked 68 the previous day. Fast bowlers Mukidul Islam and Khaled Ahmed took 4-59 and 3-42 respectively for the BCB XI, which was set a target of 389.

In the remaining 29 overs of the match, BCB XI reached 63-2 with Reifer from the left picking up both wickets.