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Bangladesh need 5 wickets to win

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 09:46, 7 February 2021   Update: 15:15, 7 February 2021
Bangladesh need 5 wickets to win

Bangladesh need more five wickets to confirm victory against the visiting West Indies in the fifth and final day of the Chattogram Test.

The visiting West Indies require another 83 runs as they are chasing 395 runs. The visitors will have to make history to win the test.

Kyle Mayers and Nkrumah Bonner who were not out at the close of the fourth day’s play started the day five this morning.

Starting the day, Mayers, still unbeaten, hit his career first Test century (143) and Bonner became victim of an lbw after scoring 86 to chase the target. Jermaine Blackwood scored 9 runs before he was bowled out by Nayeem Hasan. Joshua Da Silva is now batting on 5.

Brief score:
Bangladesh 1st Innings 430

West Indies 1st Innings 259-10

Bangladesh 2nd Innings 223-8

West Indies 2nd Innings 312-5 (109 ov)

Earlier, Bangladesh declared their second innings on 223-8 and set up a target of 395 runs for West Indies in the first Test of the two-match series.

Bangladesh Squad: Tamim Iqbal, Shadman Islam, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque (c), Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das (wk), Mehidy Hasan, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman.

West Indies Squad: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), John Campbell, Jermaine Blackwood, Sheyne Moseley, Nkrumah Bonner, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Kyle Mayers, Rahkeem Cornwall, Jomel Warrican, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel.

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