West Indies lose five wickets
News Desk || risingbd.com
West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first against Bangladesh in the Second Test at the Sher-e- Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on Thursday morning.
West Indies: 218/5 (88 ov)
Bangladesh's two pacers - right-arm quick Abu Jayed and the part-timer Soumya Sarkar - were the standout performers in the second session as West Indies lost three wickets for 62 runs after lunch in Dhaka. Having got to lunch at 84 for 1, West Indies lost Kraigg Brathwaite, Shayne Moseley and Kyle Mayers - their hero from Chattogram - to slip to 116 for 4.
All rounder Soumya Sarkar, middle order batsman Mohammad Mithun and pacer Abu Jayed Rahi came in the place of Shakib Al Hasan, Shadman Islam and Mustafizur Rahman.
The visitors stunned Bangladesh in the first Test in Chattogram by chasing down a mammoth 395-run target for a three-wicket victory.
Bangladesh Team: 1 Tamim Iqbal, 2 Soumya Sarkar, 3 Najmul Hossain Shanto, 4 Mominul Haque (capt), 5 Mushfiqur Rahim, 6 Liton Das (wk), 7 Mehidy Hasan, 8 Nayeem Hasan, 9 Taijul Islam, 10 Mohammad Mithun, 11 Abu Jayed
West Indies team: 1 Kraigg Brathwaite (capt), 2 John Campbell, 3 Shayne Moseley, 4 Nkrumah Bonner, 5 Kyle Mayers, 6 Jermaine Blackwood, 7 Joshua Da Silva (wk), 8 Rahkeem Cornwall, 9 Jomel Warrican, 10 Kemar Roach, 11 Shannon Gabriel