Bangladesh on the verge of defeat at Antigua

West Indies vs Bangladesh, First Test, Antigua.

Stumps, Day 2.

Bangladesh : 43/10 in 18.4 overs (Liton 25; Roach 5/8, Miguel 3/11, Holder 2/10)

West Indies : 406/10 in 137.3 overs (Brathwaite 121, D Smith 58, K Powell 48; Mahmudullah 1/6, Abu Jayed 1/55)

Bangladesh (2nd innings) : 62/6 in 18 overs (Mahmudullah 15*, Tamim 13, Nurul 7*; Gabriel 4/36, Holder 2/15)

Another batting collapse in the second innings of second day of first Test put Bangladesh in all sorts of trouble as the host West Indies are eyeing for a victory. At the end of day, Bangladesh are trailing by 301 runs with 4 wickets in hand.

Earlier West Indies were bowled out for 406 in the first innings thanks to Kraigg Brathwaite’s knock of 121. He was well supported by two falf-centurion Devon Smith and Shai Hope. Abu Jayed and Mehidy Hasan shared two wickets each.

Trailing by 363 runs, Bangladesh needed a good start. But Shannon Gabriel’s explosive opening spell put West Indies in the driving seat. Tamim Iqbal was the first to be dismissed before scoring 13. During the innings, Tamim become the first Bangladeshi batsman to score 4000 runs in Test.

Gabriel struck three more time as he took the wickets of Mominul, Mushfiqur and Shakib in a quick-succession. Jason Holder chipped in with two wickets as Bangladesh posted 62 for 6 in 18 overs before stumps of day two. Mahmudullah was remained unbeaten on 15 and Nurul Hasan was on 7. Gabriel grabbed 4 wickets for 36.

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