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Windies 46/4 in second innings at lunch

Sports Desk Daily-Bangladesh.com
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The Bangladesh spinners are running rings around the West Indies batsmen as the visitors got off to another bad start in their second innings after following-on at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. West Indies became the first team that were made to follow-on by the Tigers.

West Indies lost four more wickets after following-on as Shakib and Miraz bagged one wicket each and Taijul bagged two. Shakib once again got his Windies counterpart Brathwaite while Miraz got the wicket of Kieran Powell. Taijul Islam then trapped Sunil Ambris in-front as WI lost their third wicket in the second innings. Taijul took his second as Roston Chase drove uppishly to Mominul Haque at extra-cover as Windies began to unravel in the second innings too.

At lunch on Day 2 Windies are facing an uphill task, trailing Bangladesh by 351 runs and with six wickets left. Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer are at the crease for the visitors. It has been an incredible session for Bangladesh who picked up nine Windies wickets for 82 runs with Miraz, Shakib and Taijul among the wickets.

Miraz bags seven as WI follow-on

Outstanding performance from Bangladesh bowlers wrapped stuttering West Indies in 111 runs in their first innings of the second and final Test of the two-match series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday. This was the visiting team’s lowest total against the Tigers where Mehidy Hasan Miraz registered his career-best figures of seven for 58 and Bangladesh’s captain Shakib Al Hasan took the other three for 27.

The hosts secured a potent lead of 397 runs and imposed follow-on for the first in their history.

The Windies started the fight back on the third day losing their overnight unbeaten batsman Shimron Hetmyer to Mehidy Hasan Miraz which his fourth scalp of the match. Hetmyer fell on 39 of 53 balls with three fours and a six to his credit.

The Windies were rudderless while facing the right-arm off-spin of Miraz as the all-rounder took more two wickets to register his career-best bowling figures. His previous best bowling was six for 77 against England back in 2016.

After hunting Shimron Hetmyer, Miraz scalped Shai Hope and Kemar Roach as his fifth and sixth prey respectively while Hetmyer was caught by Miraz himself, Shai Hope caught by Shadman Islam at silly point and Roach trapped at long-on by Liton Das.

The visitors lost their last five wickets just in 36 runs. Earlier, they lost their top five wickets in 29 runs, the lowest by any side down to five against the Tigers in Tests.

Shimron Hetmyer and Shane Dowrich were the lone-duo to fightback while replying Bangladesh’s 508 and Hetmyer scored 39 while Dowrich added 37 on the board.

The Windies lost five wickets at the end of the second day when Miraz scalped three and Shakib bagged two.

In the first innings of the match, Bangladesh posted 508 on the board which is their second-highest total against the Windies. While Mahmudullah hit a ton, Sadman, Shakib, and Liton recorded the fifties for the Tigers.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug

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