West Indies Vs Bangladesh 1st Test

West Indies Vs Bangladesh
Test Series
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             Match Basics
1st Test Match – Day 2: West Indies Vs Bangladesh
Date: 5th July, 2018
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Umpires: Richard Kettleborough, Richard Illingworth
Toss won by: West Indies, elected to field first
 Scorecard Summary
West Indies 1st Innings: 406 all out (137.3 Overs, RR: 2.95)
Performers – Day 2: 
Batting: Brathwaite 121 off 291 balls, Shai Hope 67 off 127 balls, Jason Holder 33 off 46 balls, Kemar Roach 33 off 50 balls
Bowling: Abu Jayed 3/84 in 26.3 overs, Shakib al Hasan 2/71 in 27 overs, Mehidy Hasan Miraz 3/101 in 34 overs, Mahmudullah 1/18 in 11 overs
Bangladesh 2nd Innings (continued): 62/6 (18 Overs, RR: 3.44)
Performers – Day 2: 
Batting: Mahmudullah 15 off 29 balls, Shakib Al Hasan 12 off 18 balls
Bowling: Jason Holder 2/15 in 9 overs, Shannon Gabriel 4/36 in 7 overs
Highlights & Analysis
West Indies Vs Bangladesh: West Indies 1st Innings (Continued)

  • Grass was still present on the pitch and no cracks had opened up yet. This meant that batsmen would have a great time batting on this pitch for now.

  • Play resumed as the nightwatchman, Bishoo and Brathwaite started the day’s play with Mahmudullah beginning the bowling for Bangladesh.

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  • Bishoo took the defensive approach and Brathwaite began to score runs from the other end.
  • Both batsmen took the lead above 200. Bangladesh put a lid on runs for quite some time but it did not stop Brathwaite from from reaching his 7th Test hundred; A proud effort.

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  • 80 overs had gone by and the new ball became available.
  • Bangladesh took it immediately and Abu Jayed was given the new ball in hopes of getting a breakthrough.

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  • Both batsmen defied the Bangladesh bowlers for quite some time until Kamrul Islam came into the attack and struck straightaway to remove Bishoo.

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  • Shai Hope joined Brathwaite. The pair added 25 runs to the total until lunch was called on Day 2.
  • Play resumed after lunch and Shakib Al Hasan struck immediately as he removed Brathwaite and West Indies lost their seventh wicket.
  • Dowrich joined Shai Hope but he departed four overs later to the same bowler i.e. Shakib.
  • The West Indian captain, Jason Holder joined Shai Hope. Both batsmen added 48 runs to the innings as West Indies crossed 300 runs.

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  • This partnership was finally broken by Mehidy Hasan who ended Holder’s aggressive innings.
  • Roach joined Shai Hope. Both batsmen took the lead above 350 runs and Shai Hope reached his half century.

  • This stubborn partnership was broken by Mehidy Hasan who finally got the wicket of Roach.

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  • 2 overs later Hope also departed followed by Gabriel whose wicket was taken by Abu Jayed and West Indies were bowled for 406 runs.

West Indies Vs Bangladesh: Bangladesh 2nd Innings 

  • With a 362 run deficit, Bangladesh openers, Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das opened the innings and Holder started it off for West Indies.
  • Tamim made a good start but only lasted for 3 overs as Gabriel got his wicket to provide West Indies with the initial breakthrough.

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  • Momin ul Haque joined Liton Das but could only last one ball as Gabriel claimed his 2nd wicket in the same over.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim joined Liton Das. But, this partnership lasted only 2 overs as Holder struck to remove Liton Das.

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  • The captain Shakib Al Hasan joined Mushfiqur Rahim. But, the same story repeated itself as after two overs Mushfiqur departed as Gabriel claimed his 3rd wicket of the innings.

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  • Mahmudullah joined Shakib Al Hasan. Shakib survived Holder’s over and departed in the next one as Gabriel claimed his 4th wicket of the innings.
  • At this point, Bangladesh were 5 wickets down with 44 runs on the board.

  • Mahmudullah and Mehidy Hasan were on the crease. With about 6 overs left to go, both batsmen looked to save their wickets.
  • But, Holder got the wicket of Mehidy Hasan to send Bangladesh 6 wickets down for 50 runs.

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  • Mahmudullah and the new batsman Nurul Hasan added 12 runs to the total as Bangladesh ended their day trailing 301 runs and only 4 wickets in hand.

West Indies Vs Bangladesh – 1st Test: Day 1 – West Indies Dominate

This is the end of Day 2 of West Indies Vs Bangladesh 1st Test. Join Allsportspk tomorrow for Day 3 of West Indies Vs Bangladesh 1st Test.

West Indies Bangladesh

D Bishoo

DS Smith

JO Holder (Capt.)

KAJ Roach

KC Brathwaite

KOA Powell

ML Cummins

RL Chase

SD Hope

SO Dowrich (Wkt.)

ST Gabriel

Abu Jayed

Kamrul Islam Rabbi

Liton Das


Mehidy Hasan Miraz

Mominul Haque

Mushfiqur Rahim

Nurul Hasan (Wkt.)

Rubel Hossain

Shakib Al Hasan (Capt.)

Tamim Iqbal

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