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Samuel’s double ton

Ezra Stuart

Samuel’s double ton

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Marlon?Samuels, seen here executing a square cut,?hit a sparkling double century as the West Indies drew their two-day warm-up match against an Invitational XI at the Demerara Cricket Club yesterday. Samuels hit 213 retired for the Invitational side while Chris Barnwell made 66 as West Indies captain Darren Sammy took three for 64 and pacer Kemar Roach two for 68.
Batting first, the Windies made 310 for five with Devon Smith getting 130 not out and Darren Bravo 61.
Meanwhile, Guyana and Pakistan played to a draw on the final day of their two-day tour match at Bourda yesterday.
Replying to Pakistan’s 330-7 declared, Guyana reached 252 for six at the close with Shemroy Barrington (58) and Trevon Griffith (55) scoring half-centuries while Shivnarine Chanderpaul made 44 and out-of-favour West Indies left-hander Narsingh Deonarine contributed 40 as off-spinner Saeed Ajmal took two for 41.