• Bangladesh seal 2-0 series win over Windies

    The West Indies capitulated on day four of the second Test against Bangladesh, losing 15 wickets on the day to lose by an innings and 184 runs.

    The overnight pair of Shimron Hetmyer (39 off 53 balls, 3×4, 1×6) and Shane Dowrich (37 off 75 balls, 3×4) fell within two runs of each other in the morning, both to the bowling of Mehidy Hasan Miraz as the West Indies slipped to 88-7. The tail wasn’t able to lend much assistance as the West Indies were bowled out for 111 off 36.4 overs.

    Mehidy Hasan Miraz was astounding with the ball, returning his best Test innings figures of 16-1-58-7, while Shakib Al Hasan added one wicket to his overnight tally to return figures of 3-27.

    The West Indies top order failed again in the second innings as they lost their first four wickets for 29 runs inside 13 overs, before Shai Hope (25 off 75 balls) added 56 for the fifth wicket with SO Hetmyer, the latter going on to score an incredible 93 off just 92 balls with nine sixes (and one four).

    The last-wicket pair of Kemar Roach (37 not out off 49 balls, 7×4) and Shermon Lewis (20 off 43 balls, 2×4) added 42 for the last wicket before Taijul Islam (3-40) sealed victory for Bangladesh and the series win.

    Mehidy Hasan Miraz picked up his second five-for of the match to reel off the superb figures of 20-2-59-5 (econ 2.95). It was his second Test 10-wicket haul and his best match figures of 12-117, deservedly earning him the Player of the Match honours without a challenge as Bangladesh sealed the two-match series 2-0.


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