Bangladesh tighten hold on Windies at Mirpur


Second Test, Bangladesh vs Windies

Stumps, Day 2

Bangladesh : 508/10 in 154 overs (Shakib 80, Mahmudullah 136, Shadman 73; Brathwaite 2/57, Roach 2/61, Warrican 2/91)

Windies : 75/5 in 24 overs (Hetmyer 32*, Dowrich 17*, Hope 10; Miraz 3/36, Shakib 2/15)

After another fruitful day from the batsmen, spinners have put the Tigers in complete dominance over Windies on the second day of second Test at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. At stumps Windies scored 75 for 5, trailing by 433 runs.

Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah resumed the Bangladesh innings today on 259 for 5. They added 42 more runs in the partnership before Roach dismissed Shakib on 80. Liton Kumar Das then scored an quick-fire fifty. Mahmudullah on the hand brought up his 3rd century in Tests to power Bangladesh score past 500 runs. Bangladesh were all out for 508 in 154 overs. Brathwaite, Roach and Warrican shared two wickets each.

Shakib struck in the very first over of Windies innings to dismiss Brathwaite without scoring. Mehidy Hasan Miraz joined the party from the other end as he scalped 3 wickets while Shakib chipped in with another wicket to put the visitors in big trouble on 29 for 5. Hetmyer and Dowrich batted the rest of the days play without further trouble. Hetmyer remained unbeaten on 32 and Dowrich was on 17. Miraz grabbed 3 wickets for 36 and Shakib picked up 2 for 15.