WICB President's XI forced to settle for draw with Black Caps
The WICB President’s XI despite dominating proceedings had to settle for a draw in the rain affected three-day tour match against New Zealand in Antigua.
The President’s XI after resuming on yesterday’s final day on 299 for 7, added another 27 runs before they were dismissed for 326.
Overnight batsmen Veersammy Permaul made 17 while Shane Shillingford got 25.
New Zealand in reply was restricted to 181 for 8.
Brendon McCullum top-scored with 51 against Shillingford who bagged 5 for 77, his 14th 5 wicket haul in first class cricket.
Kemar roach who took 4 wickets in the first innings returned to notch one for 17.
Final scores in the match, New Zealand 149 and 181 for 8, WICB President’s XI 326.
The Black Caps will now turn their attention to the first match of the two test series against the West Indies.
The first test bowls off on Wednesday at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.