Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels star in drawn game against Uttar Pradesh

Chris Gayle attacked from the outset and put on 68 with opening partner Kieran Powell (15), before the latter was castled by Chawla. He fell after scoring 58.

updated: November 02, 2013 23:32 IST
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Kolkata: Led by Parvinder Singh's valiant century, a resolute batting display by Uttar Pradesh made West Indians' bowlers toil hard on a lifeless wicket at the Jadavpur University Ground as their three-day warm-up game ended in a draw here on Saturday.

The Indian side declared at 372/9 replying to the visitor's first innings total of 466.

Some dazzling strokeplay spearheaded by Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels and a flurry of wickets in the West Indians' second innings lit up the day's final session as the visitors reached 199/5 with UP captain and leggie Piyush Chawla picking up 4/72.

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