West Indies, Afghanistan play to draw in Tour Match


West Indies and Afghanistan played to a draw in their four-day Tour Match ahead of the lone Test, starting November 26 in Lucknow.

Playing at the same venue, Afghanistan, set a target of 308 to win, reached 182-3 as the game petered out to a draw.

West Indies had some good contributions from Rakheem Cornwall, Jomel Warrican, Sunil Ambris and Roston Chase, but the Afghans were competitive throughout the match with performances by Amir Hamza, Ihsanullah, Ibrahim Zadran and Javed Ahmadi being the standout.

SUMMARY: West Indies 168 (Kraigg Brathwaite 46, Shimron Hetmyer 38, Shai Hope 26, Amir Hamza 4-34, Yamin Ahmadzai 3-33) and 297 (Sunil Ambris 66, Roston Chase 57, Rakheem Cornwall 44*, Amir Hamza 4-91) v Afghanistan 158 (Javed Ahmadi 56, Jomel Warrican 5-38, Rakheem Cornwall 4-54) and 182-3 (Ihsanullah 84, Ibrahim Zadran 76, Alzarri Joseph 2-37)

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