Gros Islet (Saint Lucia). West Indies continued the impressive performance of the first Test in the second Test being played in St. Lucia. In this test, West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl first and the bowlers proved this decision of captain Craig Brathwaite right. The Caribbean bowlers did not allow the Bangladesh batsmen to last and the entire team was all out for 234 runs. Alzarri Joseph and Jaden Seals broke as a call on Bangladesh batsmen. Both these bowlers took 3 wickets each.
It was a good thing for Bangladesh that they made some improvement in their performance and scored 234 runs in the first innings in the second Test. Bangladesh had scored only 103 runs in their first innings in the first Test in Antigua last week and their team lost the match with almost two days to go.
West Indies again batted well and scored 67 runs for no loss till the end of the first day’s play. At that time opener John Campbell was playing on 32 and captain Craig Brathwaite on 30.
Liton Das hits fifty
For Bangladesh, Liton Das scored 53 and opener Tamim Iqbal scored 46 runs. Najmul Hasan Shanto (26) and Anamul Haque (23) also failed to take advantage of a good start. Captain Shakib Al Hasan could only score eight runs. In the lower order, Shoriful Islam contributed 26 and Ibadat Hussain contributed 21 not out. Apart from this, no batsman could contribute. Mehdi Hasan Miraj got out after scoring 9 runs. At the same time, Nurul Hasan scored 7 runs. West Indies bowlers took wickets at regular intervals. Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudul Hasan made the biggest partnership for Bangladesh for the first wicket. Both of them added 47 runs. However, Bangladesh innings faltered as soon as he was dismissed.
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Joseph-Seals took three wickets each
Jaden Seals and Alzarri Joseph took three wickets each while Anderson Phillip and Kyle Myers took two wickets each for West Indies. Kemar Roach, who took seven wickets in the first Test, did not get a single wicket in 15 overs.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 25, 2022, 13:11 IST