West Indies in Bangladesh, 2 Test Series, 2021

Bangladesh vs West Indies - 1st Test

Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram

Date: 03 February-07 February, 2021

West Indies 395/7

RR: 3.1 | West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets

FULL SCORECARD

Batsman R B 4s 6s
Kraigg Brathwaite c sub Yasir Ali & b Mehidy Hasanc sub Yasir Ali & b Mehidy Hasan205320
John Campbell lbw Mehidy Hasanlbw Mehidy Hasan235040
Shayne Moseley lbw Mehidy Hasanlbw Mehidy Hasan122420
Nkrumah Bonner lbw Taijul Islamlbw Taijul Islam86245101
Kyle Mayers not out not out 210310207
Jermaine Blackwood bowled Nayeem Hasanbowled Nayeem Hasan91101
Joshua Da Silva bowled Taijul Islambowled Taijul Islam205920
Kemar Roach c sub Saif Hassan & b Mehidy Hasanc sub Saif Hassan & b Mehidy Hasan01200
Rahkeem Cornwall not out not out 0100
Jomel Warrican
Shannon Gabriel
Extras 15 (b 11, lb 4, w 0, nb 0)
Total 395 (7 Wkts, 127.3 Ov)
Fall of Wickets
39-1 (John Campbell,16.1), 48-2 (Kraigg Brathwaite,18.3), 59-3 (Shayne Moseley,24.2), 275-4 (Nkrumah Bonner,98), 292-5 (Jermaine Blackwood,102.4), 392-6 (Joshua Da Silva,124.3), 394-7 (Kemar Roach,126.5),
BowlingO M R WEcon
Mustafizur Rahman13 1 71 0 5.46
Taijul Islam45 18 91 2 2.02
Mehidy Hasan35 3 113 4 3.23
Nayeem Hasan34.3 4 105 1 3.06
Tamim Iqbal0 0 0 0 0
Shadman Islam0 0 0 0 0
Najmul Hossain Shanto0 0 0 0 0
Mominul Haque 0 0 0 0 0
Mushfiqur Rahim0 0 0 0 0
Shakib Al Hasan0 0 0 0 0
Liton Das 0 0 0 0 0

That is it from this game! West Indies take a 1-0 lead in this two-match Test series. The second Test between West Indies and Bangladesh will be held in Dhaka on 11th February, 2021. Do join us for that at 0930 local (0330 GMT). Till then, take care and cheers!

Kraigg Brathwaite, West Indies skipper, says they believed in themselves to chase this down. Adds that they believed in their plans and it paid off. Credits Mayers for his solid display of batting in the fourth innings. Further says that he himself should have batted well and given them a start to chase this total. Brathwaite says that they had the belief in themselves to chase this total down.

Kyle Mayers is named the Man of the Match. He says that he is a positive person. Adds that he is happy with his knock. Mentions it gives him pride for playing with West Indies. Further says that this knock will motivate the youngsters. 

Mominul Haque, Bangladesh skipper, says that he is disappointed with the team's performance. Credits Mayers for his excellent knock. Further says that the spinners normally gets help on Day 5 but they could not stop the Windies batters from scoring. Mentions Mehidy Hasan batted well and bowled well in the first innings. Ends by saying they will look to make a comeback in the next Test.

When West Indies started the chase, they did not get off to a great start as they lost their openers when the score was under 50. Moseley also did not survive for long. Then came the big partnership between Bonner and Mayers. They stitched a solid 216-run stand to bring West Indies some hope in this chase. Bonners departed for 86 but Mayers kept on piling the runs and wanted to stay till the end. He did it and in the process scored an unbeaten 210 to help West Indies register their highest fourth innings run-chase in Asia. Stay tuned for the presentation...

Bangladesh got a lead of 170 runs after bowling out West Indies for 259 in their first innings. Mominul Haque scored a hundred and his partnership with Liton Das was crucial for them in giving West Indies a target of 395. Cornwall and Jomel Warrican were the pick of the bowlers for West Indies as they took 6 wickets between them in that innings.

Coming to West Indies, Brathwatie was the highest scorer for them in their first innings where he made 76. Blackwood scored 68 but did not last longer. Mehidy Hasan was the pick of the bowlers for the hosts as he took 4 wickets. Taijul Islam supported him and took 2 wickets.

Earlier, Bangladesh had scored 430 runs in the first innings where Mehidy Hasan was the top-scorer for them in that innings. Shakib Al Hasan and Shadman Islam scored fifties but could not convert that into a ton. Jomel Warrican was the pick of the bowlers for the West Indies as he picked 4 wickets. Cornwall did not look that threatening as he took 2 wickets.

Kyle Mayers showed excellent grit and determination for West Indies to win this match for them. His shots were superb and his timing was excellent. He never got bogged down when wickets were falling in the final session today. He kept one end intact and kept on scoring the runs.

For Bangladesh, their bowlers toiled hard but could not get the crucial wickets. They could not dismiss Mayers who was looking solid out there. Nayeem Hasan and Mehidy Hasan tried their best. They broke the 216-run stand between Mayers and Bonner but after that they could not get wickets at regular intervals.

What a victory this has been for West Indies. Take a bow, Kyle Mayers! It was a fantastic innings from him on his debut Test. His partnership with Nkrumah Bonner set up the chase for them. Then when Bonner departed, Blackwood started well but perished early after playing a poor shot. Da Silva gave good support and almost sealed the chase for West Indies.

127.3
1
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Full delivery on middle, Mayers pushes it towards mid on for a quick single. WEST INDIES WIN BY 3 WICKETS!
127.2
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Floated ball on off, Mayers punches it towards the off side.
127.1
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Tossed up delivery on off, Mayers pushes it to covers.
126.6
0
Mehidy Hasan to Rahkeem Cornwall, On middle, Cornwall defends it off the back foot.
126.5
0
Mehidy Hasan to Kemar Roach, OUT! CAUGHT! Flighted delivery on middle, Roach looks to defend but gets an inside edge. It lobs towards leg slip where substitue fielder Saif Hasan takes a simple catch.
126.4
0
Mehidy Hasan to Kemar Roach, Floated ball on off, Roach defends it off the back foot.
126.3
0
Mehidy Hasan to Kemar Roach, Tossed up ball on off, Roach defends it off the front foot.
126.2
0
Mehidy Hasan to Kemar Roach, NOT OUT! Flighted delivery on middle, Roach looks to defend but gets it off the pads. It lobs towards short leg where the fielder appeals for catch but the umpire denies it. Bangladesh review it. Ultra Edge shows there is no spike on it.
126.1
1
Mehidy Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Full delivery on off, Mayers drives it through covers for a single. Just 1 needed now for West Indies to win this match!
125.6
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kemar Roach, On off, Roach defends it off the back foot.
125.5
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kemar Roach, On middle and leg, Roach looks to defend but gets hit on the pads.
125.4
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kemar Roach, Tossed up ball on middle, Roach flicks it to short leg.
125.3
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kemar Roach, Loopy ball on middle, Roach flicks it towards the leg side.
125.2
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kemar Roach, Floated delivery on off, Roach defends it off the back foot.
125.1
1
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Tossed up delivery on off, Mayers pushes it through covers for a single.
124.6
0
Taijul Islam to Kemar Roach, On off, Roach defends it off the front foot.
124.5
0
Taijul Islam to Kemar Roach, Loopy delivery on off, Roach defends it to point.
124.4
0
Taijul Islam to Kemar Roach, Floated ball on middle, Roach blocks it off the front foot.

Kemar Roach is the new batsman in.

124.3
0
Taijul Islam to Joshua Da Silva, OUT! BOWLED! Taijul Islam gets his second wicket! Tossed up delivery on middle, Da Silva looks to defend but misses it and gets bowled. It was a straighter one. West Indies need just 2 to win this match!
124.2
1
Taijul Islam to Kyle Mayers, On middle, Mayers flicks it to square leg.
124.1
6
Taijul Islam to Kyle Mayers, SIX! That is hammered! Floated delivery on middle, Mayers plays a slog sweep over mid-wicket for a maximum.
123.6
1
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, 200 for Kyle Mayers! This has been a fantastic innings from him! Short delivery on off, Mayers punches it through point for a single.
123.5
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Full delivery on off, Mayers drives it to mid off.
123.4
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Floated ball outside off, Mayers looks to defend but misses it.
123.3
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Flighted delivery on off, Mayers looks to defend but gets an outside edge. It goes past the slip region.
123.2
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Floated ball on off, Mayers pushes it to covers.
123.1
0
Nayeem Hasan to Kyle Mayers, Tossed up ball on off, Mayers defends it to covers.
122.6
4
Taijul Islam to Joshua Da Silva, FOUR! Good shot! Full delivery on middle, Da Silva lofts it over mid on for a boundary. West Indies need just 11 now!
122.5
0
Taijul Islam to Joshua Da Silva, Tossed up delivery on off, Da Silva blocks it off the back foot.
122.4
0
Taijul Islam to Joshua Da Silva, On off, Da Silva keeps it out.
122.3
1
Taijul Islam to Kyle Mayers, Full delivery on middle, Mayers flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
122.2
0
Taijul Islam to Kyle Mayers, Floated delivery on middle, Mayers pushes it to mid on.
122.1
6
Taijul Islam to Kyle Mayers, SIX! That is hammered! Tossed up delivery on middle, Mayers plays a slog sweep over mid-wicket for a maximum.
121.6
2
Nayeem Hasan to Joshua Da Silva, Short delivery on off, Da Silva punches it through covers. The batsmen get two runs. West Indies need just 22 now!
121.5
0
Nayeem Hasan to Joshua Da Silva, On middle, Da Silva flicks it to mid-wicket.
121.4
0
Nayeem Hasan to Joshua Da Silva, Flighted delivery on middle, Joshua flicks it to square leg.
121.3
0
Nayeem Hasan to Joshua Da Silva, Loopy delivery on middle, Da Silva pushes it to mid on again.
121.2
0
Nayeem Hasan to Joshua Da Silva, Floated ball on middle, Da Silva pushes it to mid on.