Monday, January 22, 2018

Ambris, Hope score tons*

STROKE-FILLED KNOCK: Windies “A” batsman Sunil Ambris. —Photo: CWI Media/Athelstan Bellamy


SUNIL AMBRIS wasted little time in pressing his claim for a spot in the West Indies Test side with an exhilarating, better than run-a-ball hundred against New Zealand A yesterday.
Ambris smashed a stroke-filled 153 while Shai Hope gathered a composed 110 as the Caribbean side amassed 451 for nine on day one of their three-day tour match at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval.
Roston Chase chipped in with 49, Shane Dowrich hit 35 and captain Jason Holder got 31 as the tourists’ dominatied in excellent conditions. West Indies had struggled earlier, slumping to 45 for three in the morning session.

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