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Bangladesh vs West Indies: spinners put hosts in management regardless of late stuttering at bat on day three

The West Indies received three fast wickets within the second set to revive some parity within the first take a look at in opposition to Bangladesh in Chittagong on Friday.

The Day 3 hosts reached 47-3, extending their first 171 innings to 218 factors after enjoying within the West Indies for 259 factors earlier within the day.

The Windies, having misplaced the final 5 wickets by simply six factors after Kraigg Brathwaite smashed 76 and Jermaine Blackwood added 68, fired again nearly instantly because of spinner Rahkeem Cornwall.

The appropriate arm knocked out opening opener Tamim Iqbal and quantity three Najmul Hossain for the geese within the second a part of the set earlier than Shannon Gabriel bounced off different opener Shadman Islam for 5 runs.

Skipper Mominul Haque stemmed the rot to remain 31 steps shut alongside Mushfiqur Rahim with 10 steps out.

The early fifties of Brathwaite and Blackwood gave the West Indies hope of closing in on Bangladesh’s 430 innings whole earlier than their first innings ended abruptly.

Mehidy Hasan, who scored the best with 103 in Bangladesh’s opening innings, triggered the collapse to complete with 4-58 because the West Indies had been knocked out shortly after the tea break.

The guests owed their whole to Blackwood who shared a 99-run partnership with Joshua Da Silva (42) for the sixth wicket to assist them get better from 154-5.

Off-spinners Nayeem Hasan and Mehidy despatched Da Silva and Blackwood again to successive overs simply earlier than the break to finish their resistance.

Da Silva, who was deserted by Najmul off Taijul Islam at 24, edged Nayeem in goalkeeper Liton Das within the penultimate of the session.

Blackwood, who confronted 146 balls and hit 9 limits, fell into the following, edging out Mehidy to Liton within the leg.

Brathwaite earlier gave the West Indies a lift after shedding three essential wickets within the morning session.

Coming again to 75-2, the West Indies suffered a heavy blow within the first ball of the day when left-arm spinner Taijul struck out Nkrumah Bonner for 17.

Taijul threw the lengthy ball sharply to take the surface fringe of Bonner, who tried to defend himself however ended up giving Najmul a grip on the primary slip.

Brathwaite and debutant Kyle Mayers had 55 factors for the fourth wicket earlier than an error in judgment price the skipper of the West Indies his wicket.

Brathwaite wished to depart the ball to Nayeem however he spun greater than he anticipated, crushing his stump.

Mehidy rapidly trapped Mayers for 40 years to make West Indies’ issues worse.

Bangladesh had been a brief bowler on day three after Shakib Al Hasan injured his groin. It appears unlikely that he’ll take part extra within the recreation.

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