BAN vs WI: Mehidy Hasan took the 3 wickets to fall when the West Indies hit 110-3.© Twitter
Mehidy Hasan sought a place in history when Bangladesh established the West Indies, a formidable 395 goal to win the first Test on Saturday. Mehidy took the three wickets to fall when the West Indies took up the challenge, reaching 110-3 at the end of the fourth day in Chittagong. After his 103 in Bangladesh’s first innings totaling 430 and 4-58 when they threw the West Indies for 259, Mehidy only needs three more wickets to become only the fourth all-rounder to get a hundred with the bat and take up 10 wickets. same test.
Only the great Englishman Ian Botham, the former Pakistani captain Imran Khan and his Bengali teammate Shakib Al Hasan have managed to do this so far.
Mehidy was left out of Bangladesh’s last three Tests after poor form, but has overshadowed Shakib in the campaign to pressure the West Indies.
After captain Mominul Haque completed his hundred and called Bangladesh’s innings at 223-8, the West Indies reached 110-3 at the end of the fourth day and still needed 285 for an unlikely win.
Kyle Mayers (37) and Nkrumah Bonner (15) were in the fold. Mehidy’s spin claimed Kraigg Brathwaite (20), John Campbell (23) and Shayne Moseley (12) to end the day 3-52.
Mominul’s 115 of 182 balls and Liton Das’s 69 put Bangladesh in control. The pair placed 133 for the sixth wicket after the home side lost Mushfiqur Rahim (18) early in the morning at Rakheem Cornwall bowling.
Mominul and Liton frustrated the West Indies with their fluid perpetual partnership, which ended when Liton attempted a reverse sweep and was caught by Kyle Mayers at Jomel Warrican.
Mominul brought up his hundred of 173 balls, but while trying to speed up the scoring, he got caught by Kemar Roach deep in the wicket to give Shannon Gabriel his second wicket.
Warrican fired Taijul Islam (four) and Mehidy Hasan (seven) before Bangladesh declared.
Warrican (3-57) and Cornwall (3-87) were the most effective bowlers in the West Indies.
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