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 Test in Chittagong on Wednesday. The hosts ended the day on 242-5, with Shadman main the way in which 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 received 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 every time a partnership began to flourish, retaining Bangladesh in verify.
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 Check cricket went to 4,414 runs, giving him the document of Bangladesh’s main run-scorer — for some time at the least.
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 fantastically, 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 sphere shortly after, having been trapped leg earlier than by Warrican.
Shadman — who hit six fours — may 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 Check debuts to Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers and Shayne Moseley.
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