Lawrence shines in England warm-up match

 

Dan Lawrence laid down a marker┬áto the England hierarchy ahead of the first Test with an impressive display in the warm-up match against a Cricket West Indies┬áPresident’s XI.

The 24-year-old batted at number four in Antigua and displayed positive batting from the off alongside Alex Lees, after resuming Day Two’s play on 45 not out.

Lawrence brought up his half-century with a glorious 6 over the square leg boundary. He was eventually out for 83, which came off 121 balls after being caught at first slip.

The day’s play ended with the CWI President’s XI on 48-2 after England declared on 466-6, which also included an unbeaten 106* from Jonny Bairstow.

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