West Indies won Test series against Bangladesh

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, July 27th, 2018 | 0

Team Bangladesh is in tight schedule now and they are touring West Indies and United States in recent time. They are scheduled to play a Test, ODI and T20I series against West Indies and some matches will take place at the United States this time. Now, they are playing the Test series against West Indies and team Windies already secured the series by winning the first match. In 2nd match which was the last Test match between them, by winning the match West Indies won Test series against Bangladesh.

West Indies won Test series against Bangladesh

In first Test the Tigers faced batting collapsed but in the 2nd Test which took place in 12th July, 2018 at Sabina Park, Kingston. At the venue the Tigers played after fourteen years. Team bangladesh won the toss and decided to field first. Keemo Paul made his Test debut against bangladesh. So, West Indies came to bat for the first time.

Brathwaite and Smith opened the 1st innings for West Indies. Brathwaite made a century just like first match against Bangladesh. He scored 110 runs highest and his companions were Powell who scored 29 runs, Hope scored 29 runs as well, Hetmyer scored 86 runs so far. They played 112 overs and scored 354 runs totally by losing all wickets. For the Tigers Miraz took five wickets and Abu Jayed took three wickets so far.

Later, the Tigers came to bat for the first innings. Tamim and Liton Das started the innings. Tamim scored 47 runs and Liton scored 12 runs only. Among rest players captain Shakib Al Hasan scored 32 runs and Mushfiqur Rahim scored 24 runs. They played 46.1 overs and scored 149 runs so far. Holder took five wickets totally for West Indies in the first innings. So, Windies team came to bat for the 2nd innings. This time they faced batting disaster. In 45 overs they lost all wickets. Chase was their top scorer who scored 32 runs highest. Shakib Al Hasan took six wickets highest for the team bangladesh.

Later, Bangladesh came to chase the score where Tamim was gone with 0 runs. Liton added 33 runs and Shakib made a half century. He scored 54 runs so far. Mushfiqur Rahim added 31 more runs. The score was not enough to beat Windies. This time, they played 42 overs and scored 168 runs so far. Holder played the vital role by taking six wickets for West Indies team. So, West Indies won the Test series against Bangladesh.

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