Mustafizur Rahman claimed two early wickets after Mehidy Hasan struck his maiden Check hundred, to place Bangladesh on prime within the first Test in opposition to the West Indies in Chittagong on Thursday. Mehidy hit 103 off 168 balls to information the hosts to 430 of their first innings, earlier than Mustafizur’s 2-18 helped them scale back the vacationers to 75-2 at stumps on the second day. Captain Kraigg Brathwaite and Nkrumah Bonner put 51 runs in an unbroken third-wicket stand to stave off additional injury, after Mustafizur rattled the guests by dismissing John Campbell and Shayne Moseley early.
Each the batsmen have been judged leg-before, making three and two runs respectively.
Brathwaite closed in on a 50 to stay unbeaten on 49 alongside debutant Bonner, 17 not out, on the shut.
Mehidy was earlier the final man dismissed in Bangladesh’s innings, when he holed out a catch to substitute Kavem Hodge at long-on off off-spinner Rahkeem Cornwall.
Shakib Al Hasan additionally struck 68 as Bangladesh dominated the West Indies’ bowlers, so as to add 188 runs in two classes after resuming the day’s play at 242-5.
Left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican was the highest West Indies bowler, claiming 4 wickets for 133 runs.
Warrican struck early within the second day, when he bowled in a single day batsman Liton Das (38) within the third over of the day.
Liton might add simply 4 runs to his in a single day rating, however Shakib and Mehidy seized again the momentum with a 67-run partnership for the seventh wicket.
The partnership ended when Shakib reduce a unfastened shot to Brathwaite, at level after hitting 5 fours in his affected person 150-ball knock.
The guests dropped Mehidy at 24 as Moseley put down a easy catch at foolish level off, which might have given Warrican a maiden five-wicket Test haul.
The all-rounder made essentially the most of it, forging two different sizeable partnerships of 44 and 57 runs, with Taijul Islam and Nayeem Hasan respectively.
Taijul made 18 earlier than being dismissed by Shannon Gabriel, as Joshua Da Silva took a catch behind the stumps.
Nayeem made 24 off 46 balls with 4 boundaries, together with three in a single over, earlier than he was bowled by debutant Bonner for his maiden Check wicket.
Mehidy swept Warrican to convey his hundred off 160 balls, however quickly misplaced his wicket to Cornwall to convey an finish to Bangladesh’s innings.
Cornwall completed with 2-114 and Mustafizur was unbeaten on three runs.
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