GROS ISLET – Opener Kieran Powell kept himself in the Test selection frame when he stroked his third first-class hundred and his second in as many months, to lead an impressive West Indies ‘A’ effort on the second day of the decisive third and final “Test” against India ‘A’ yesterday.
Drafted into the squad after returning to the Caribbean from a disappointing Test tour of England, the attractive left-hander unfurled a superb 139 as West Indies ‘A’ finished the day on 320 for eight, a lead of 90 on first innings.
Resuming the day unbeaten on 16, Powell played with fluency and his typically boldness to raise three figures just before tea at the Beausejour Stadium.
The knock was his highest first-class score and it came on the heels of his 108 for the senior West Indies against England Lions at Northampton last month.
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