WI vs BAN: 6 ducks twice in an innings – Bangladesh made this unwanted record
West Indies vs Bangladesh: In a stunning display of batting, Bangladesh batsmen were bowled out for 103 in just 32.5 overs on the first day of the first Test vs hosts West Indies. The home team won the toss and decided to bowl first. The decision to bowl worked out for the Windies as they used just five bowlers to bowl out the Bangladeshis for just 103 runs. The bowlers’ picks were Jaden Seals and Alzarri Joseph who took 3 wickets each, while Kemar Roach and Kyle Meyers took 2 wickets. each wicket.
Not to be forgotten, in the process, the Tigers inadvertently set an unwelcome record, becoming the first Test in the history of the format to record 6 ducks in an innings in back-to-back matches. Six of his batsmen were dismissed for no runs on the first day of the first Test against West Indies in Antigua. The same thing happened in his last Test against Sri Lanka at Mirpur.
The six batsmen to be dismissed for 0 in the opening Test against West Indies are: Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Nurul Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Khalid Ahmed. Bangladesh scored 45 for 6 in one leg of the innings as they had no response to the West Indies bowling. The Bangladesh batsman followed one after the other and it looked like the visitors would be booked for an even worse score.
Brilliant bowling from West Indies
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However, captain Shakib Al Hasan’s half-century ensured that Bangladesh crossed the 100-run mark. Tamim Iqbal was the second highest scorer with 29. The other batsman to score in double digits was Liton Das, who scored 12 runs.
Earlier in the day, Roach arrived in the West Indies XI quite late after recovering from a hamstring injury. Cricket West Indies said on Wednesday that Roach has made a full recovery from an injury sustained while playing for Surrey in the English County Championship. The 33-year-old Roach has been included as the 13th player in the squad for the match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium starting on Thursday. He is West Indies’ leading wicket-taker in Test matches with 242 wickets in 71 matches.