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Windies back in the 1st Test against Bangladesh despite Gabriel ban

Mehedi Hasan 5-61 against Windies today

Bangladesh added just 9 runs to their overnight score and were all out for 324 against the Windies in their 1st Innings.

Windies bowler Shannon Gabriel ended with up with bowling figures of 4-70 and a ban, from the 2nd Test in Mirpur, after his accumulated demerit points reached five within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for which he received a 30 per cent fine and two demerit points.

Match Summary

Bangladesh 315 - 8 (Mominul Haque 120; Shannon Gabriel 4-70, Jomel Warrican 4-62) and 55-5 (Jomel Warrican 2-22, Roston Chase 2-16)

West Indies – 246 (Shimron Hetmyer 63, Shane Dowrich 63*; Mehedi Hasan 5-61, Shakib Al Hasan 3-43)

At the Close of Play - Bangladesh lead Windies by 133 runs with 5 wickets remaining


In reply, the Windies battled to 246 all out mainly thanks to half centuries from Shimron Hetmyer 63 and Shane Dowrich 63* in the middle order. Mehedi Hasan 5-61 and  Shakib Al Hasan 3-43 were the main wicket takers for Bangladesh.

Bangladesh were  55-5 at close of play on the second day, after the Windies hit back with 5 quick wickets. Bangladesh lead the Windies by 133 runs with 5 wickets left.


Bangladesh - Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan(c), Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mehedi Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nayeem Hasan

West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite(c), Kieran Powell, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Sunil Ambris, Shane Dowrich(wk), Devendra Bishoo, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican, Shannon Gabriel


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