Chris Gayle fails, Shivnarine Chanderpaul shines for West Indies vs Uttar Pradesh in warm-up

Chris Gayle scored 18 while Shivnarine Chanderpaul (91 not out), Narsingh Deonarine (83 not out), Kieran Powell (64) and Darren Bravo (61) hit a fifty each to help West Indies reach 333/4 against Uttar Pradesh on Day 1 of the three-day warm-up.

updated: October 31, 2013 18:08 IST
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Kolkata: Shivnarine Chanderpaul (file photo)Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck an unbeaten 91 and shared an unbroken 170-run stand with Narsingh Deonarine (83) as the West Indies reached a solid 333 for four against Uttar Pradesh on the opening day of their practice match, here Thursday.

It was a good batting show by the visitors ahead of the Test series against India as four batsmen from the Caribbean side scored half-centuries. (Also read: No Viru, Zak, Jadeja in Indian squad)

Chanderpaul and Deonarine will resume their fifth-wicket partnership on Friday.

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