CHITTGONG, Bangladesh (AFP) — Opener Shadman Islam struck a affected person half-century and left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican claimed three wickets for 48 as Bangladesh and the West Indies shared the honours on the opening day of the primary Take a look at in Chittagong, yesterday.
The hosts ended the day on 242-5, with Shadman main the best way with 59 off 154 balls — and several other others chipping in with helpful knocks.
Mushfiqur Rahim (38), Mominul Haque (26) and Najmul Hossain (25) all obtained modest begins after Bangladesh opted to bat first, however they may not march on.
Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das have been unbeaten on 39 and 34, respectively, on the shut.
The visiting bowlers managed to strike at any time when a partnership began to flourish, retaining Bangladesh in examine.
Kemar Roach made the primary breakthrough when he bowled opener Tamim Iqbal with an in-swinger that hit the highest of the left-hander’s center stump.
Though Tamim fell for simply 9 runs, his tally in Take a look at cricket went to 4,414 runs, giving him the document of Bangladesh’s main run-scorer — for whereas not less than.
Shadman and Najmul then steadied the innings with a 43-run stand earlier than the latter was run out.
Warrican claimed the primary of his three wickets superbly, setting a lure for Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque, who obliged by lofting a catch to John Campbell at midwicket.
It ended Mominul’s promising 53-run third-wicket stand with Shadman, who adopted his captain off the sector shortly after, having been trapped leg earlier than by Warrican.
Shadman — who hit six fours — might have survived if he had reviewed the choice of the on-field umpire, as a replay confirmed the ball was happening leg.
Mushfiqur then reclaimed his document because the nation’s main run-getter and rebuilt Bangladesh’s innings with a 59-run stand with Shakib.
Their partnership got here to an finish when Mushfiqur poked a supply from Warrican to Rahkeem Cornwall at slip.
The West Indies handed Take a look at debuts to Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers and Shayne Moseley.
Bangladesh first innings
Shadman Islam lbw b Warrican 59
Tamim Iqbal b Roach 9
Najmul Hossain run out 25
Mominul Haque c Campbell b 26
Mushfiqur Rahim c Cornwall b Warrican 38
Shakib Al Hasan not out 39
Liton Das not out 34
Extras (b2, lb2, w5, nb3) 12
Complete (5 wickets; 90 overs) 242
To bat: Mehidy Hasan, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul
Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Tamim), 2-66 (Najmul),
3-119 (Mominul), 4-134 (Shadman), 5-193
Bowling (until date): Roach 16-5-44-1, Gabriel
17-3-51-0 (w5), Cornwall 22-1-56-0,
Mayers 7-2-16-0, Warrican 24-5-58-3 (nb3),
Umpires: Richard Illingworth (ENG),
Sharfuddoula Saikat (BAN)
TV umpire: Gazi Sohel (BAN)
Match referee: Neeyamur Rashid Rahul (BAN)
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