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Bangladesh vs West Indies, 2nd Test: West Indies build solid platform on Day 1

Bangladesh players celebrate a wicket
Bangladesh players celebrate a wicket

West Indies built a solid platform, in their 1st Innings, reaching 223/5 on the 1st day of the 2nd Test against Bangladesh, at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur.


Match Summary

West Indies *223/5 (90 ov)

Bangladesh – Still to bat

Stumps Day 1: West Indies are 223/5




Matchday Highlights

Kraigg Brathwaite (47) and  John Campbell (36) got the West indies off to a good start, putting on 66 for the 1st wicket. But it is the unbeaten partnership between Nkrumah Bonner 74* and Joshua Da Silva 22* that will probably define this innings.

Abu Jayed 2-46, Taijul Islam 2-64 and Soumya Sarkar 1-30 were the wicket takers for Bangladesh.

Fall of wickets: 1-66 (John Campbell - 20.4 ov), 2-87 (Sheyne Moseley - 33.2 ov), 3-104 (Kraigg Brathwaite - 41.1 ov), 4-116 (Kyle Mayers - 47.5 ov), 5-178 (Jermaine Blackwood - 71.6 ov)


Playing XIs


Bangladesh - Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque(c), Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das(wk), Mehedy Hasan, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed

West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite(c), John Campbell, Shayne Moseley, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Joshua Da Silva(wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Alzarri Joseph, Jomel Warrican, Shannon Gabriel


Match Details

Start Time: 03:30

Toss: West Indies won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur

Officials: Richard Illingworth, Sharfuddoula Saikat, Gazi Sohel, Masudur Mukul, Neeyamur Rahul


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