West Indians 424 for 9 dec (Thomas 77*, Brathwaite 75, Brooks 56, Holder 50) and 114 for 4 drew with Combined NSW & ACT XI 426 for 4 (MacDonald 177*, Davies 115)
West Indies’ batters missed a chance to find their groove on Australian pitches before their tour game against a NSW/ACT XI was declared a draw.
The visitors were 114 for 4 in their second innings on Saturday at Manuka Oval when play was called off, the hosts declaring earlier in the day on a mammoth 426 for 4.
Jermaine Blackwood, who retired on 42 in the first innings, made just 1.
West Indies were 77 for 4 before Roston Chase (31*) and Joshua Da Silva (12*) ensured no further damage was done.
The tourists will play a four-day twilight fixture against a strong Prime Minister’s XI from Wednesday before Tests against in Perth and Adelaide.