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Congrats West Indies A

Chrissy 2023-05-26 10:21:01 

Good win - pity we didn’t see the last 32 runs after tea.
We have dominated this series so far and cannot lose from here.
Well done my side.
Five fi Sinclair
54 fi Brandon and 48* fi cappo Josh.
Real nice allyuh.
lol lol

Conorboy 2023-05-26 10:55:16 

In reply to Chrissy

yes, great win, not easy batting second. Thought Josh is really standing up to being a very good Cappo.

mikelegend 2023-05-26 11:06:14 

In reply to Chrissy

Awesome!! Wish we could have seen the conclusion as well. A bit disappointed that King wasn’t able to see it through with Josh, but at least he got some runs when it mattered most!!

Chrissy 2023-05-26 11:09:11 

In reply to mikelegend

Agree - wanted Brandon to be not out here but I’ll take the win

solidrock 2023-05-26 12:25:17 

Congrats indeed.

doosra 2023-05-26 12:43:42 

In reply to Chrissy

this is so good news. that the guys are playing cricket in different conditions and fighting it out is good for their development

we should have at least 2 more A tours this year

PalsofMine 2023-05-26 12:47:25 

WAS THAT THE REAL JOSH AT LAST? I maintain that he bats too low in the test team. It is always something special when the cappo brings it home for the team.

Congrats to all in the team effort. Everyone contributed and we are beginning to see glimpses of Sinclair being a pretty useful 4th inning bowler. What a year he has had! Special congrats to you, man

Emir 2023-05-26 13:00:59 

In reply to Chrissy

Nice won. Shame it was not carried live on CRICINFO.

Pacy 2023-05-26 13:02:52 

The guys on this tour seem to play spin a lot better. I like the way the new guys like Kirk, Alick bat. Giving lots of hope.

McAlister has potential & Pace but bowls too Short. With good coaching we may have a good prospect in the short term.

PalsofMine 2023-05-26 14:17:54 

In reply to Pacy

and look at his head position when he delivers. He is looking at mid on rather than down the pitch. He needs some real coaching but at least the pace and wilingness and some fitness appear to be there already

Drapsey 2023-05-26 14:22:18 

In reply to PalsofMine

As long as he's better than OT, I'm happy.

WIForever 2023-05-26 16:04:40 

Josh with 47 not out in both innings. I am sure same score not out in both innings has happened in FC cricket before.

WIForever 2023-05-26 16:07:16 

Every victory by a West Indies team must be celebrated.
I hope management calls these young players and congratulate them.
It not easy to win matches in Bangladesh.

XDFIX 2023-05-26 16:32:05 

In reply to Chrissy

I hope by now they see that Reifer is not a # 3 batter!

Narper 2023-05-26 19:53:45 


2nd unofficial Test, Sylhet, May 23 - 26, 2023, West Indies A tour of Bangladesh

BAN-A 237 & 297

WI-A 345 & 191/7

W. Indies A won by 3 wickets

Kevin Sinclair

Drapsey 2023-05-26 20:06:42 

In reply to Narper

Is Kevin Sinclair the summersault (ok, flipper) guy?

If it's him, just imagine him in partnership with Cottrell and that 'famous' salute.

anandgb 2023-05-26 20:39:29 

In reply to Narper

Good Job Guys.

Logic 2023-05-26 21:38:35 

In reply to XDFIX
With all the positives and kudos going around you had to find something negative to say about Reifer. Without his 58 or so tons over the 2 innings you don't know that we might not have lost the match. We lost the first wicket early in both innings so his runs and time at the crease were important in stabilizing the innings. Doesnt mean he is a no.3 but should be enough for you to praise the team without having a go at the guy's contribution

Chrissy 2023-05-26 21:58:05 

In reply to Logic

kazakman 2023-05-26 23:12:19 

A strange thing happened in the second innings. Kevin St Claire was given out on the 7th ball of an over . The umpire certainly made a mistake when he allowed 7 balls to be bowled in that over. There was no wides or no balls in that over but 7 balls were allowed to be bowled in that over and Kevin was out on ball number7. It didn't make a difference to the results but it was a serious mistake made by the umpire .

PalsofMine 2023-05-26 23:12:20 

In reply to Chrissy

is right. I think I get Dessie's take on Reifer now. Reifer is like the Old Pro. He does bits and bobs. None fantastically but all dependably. I would still like to see one of the younger bats get a chance at No 3 for the last match. I say that we should rest Tage, Reifer and Phillip and play McCaskie, Imlach and Permaul. I hope that will mean that everyone on the tour will get at least one match.

Chrissy 2023-05-26 23:36:08 

In reply to kazakman


XDFIX 2023-05-27 02:11:30 

In reply to Logic

To say Reifer is not a number 3 batter is not negative, bro! Even the blind can see that he's batting out of position. I would be the first to say he deserves a run!

doosra 2023-05-27 02:21:54 

In reply to XDFIX

58 whole runs and you not happy? big grin

Brerzerk 2023-05-27 04:31:46 

No real WI #3 bat even if he hasn't played for a year and his form is unsure should never have to go on an A team tour to solidify his place.

Dukes 2023-05-27 11:31:04 

In reply to Brerzerk

have to go on an A team tour to solidify his place.

I suppose his fans are hoping that he makes a century in the final match in Bangladesh for him to "solidify" his test place at # 3.Or maybe a half-century will do the trick?

sudden 2023-05-27 12:17:58 

In reply to Dukes

What about Reifer uh mean Bing?

Dukes 2023-05-28 12:15:27 

In reply to sudden

What about Chase is a more pressing situation.He has played a total of 49 test matches but since the beginning of 2020 he has been atrocious
During the time from January 2020 to current he has played 17 test matches, batted 32 times and only passed 50 on 4 occasions.He has scored a total of 570 runs for an average of 17.81
In bowling he has also done poorly taking 26 wickets for 1410 runs at an average of 54.23


He is neither fish nor fowl.Neither batsman nor bowler.

sudden 2023-05-28 13:47:41 

In reply to Dukes

What about Bing?

XDFIX 2023-05-28 13:59:00 

In reply to sudden

What about Bing?

Didn't he sing with a 54 or that's no bling?

natty_forever 2023-05-29 22:48:45 

In reply to Brerzerk

He went to get match practice.