Kyle Mayers hit a double hundred on Take a look at debut as his 210 not out helped West Indies chase 395 runs.© AFP
West Indies’ Kyle Mayers had a Take a look at debut to recollect and one for the ages as he hit an unbeaten 210 within the fourth innings of the first Test against Bangladesh in Chattogram and helped his facet chase down a mammoth 395 runs with three wickets in hand to win the Take a look at within the last session on Day 5. West Indies had been in bother at 59 for 3 at one stage however Mayers teamed up with Nkrumah Bonner so as to add 216 runs for the fourth wicket to revive the West Indies innings. Mayers introduced up his 100 off 178 balls and the double hundred off 303 balls.
West Indies’ 395 is the fifth-highest profitable chase in Take a look at historical past and the second-highest for the Caribbean crew. It is usually the best profitable chase in Assessments in Asia.
Mayers’s 210 is the fifth-highest rating by a debutant in Assessments with the best being 287 by England’s Tip Foster towards Australia in 1903.
Mayers completed with 20 fours and 7 sixes in his innings as he additionally owned the file for the best rating by a debutant within the fourth innings of a Take a look at match.
West Indies had been behind for many components of the Take a look at as Bangladesh hit 430 of their first innings earlier than bowling the guests out for 259.
Bangladesh then declared their second innings on 223 for 8, setting West Indies an unbelievable 395 runs to win.
And when Mehidy Hasan ran by the West Indies prime order dismissing skipper Kraigg Brathwaite for 20, John Campbell for 23 and Shayne Moseley for 12, the guests had been in all kinds of bother.
Nonetheless, debutant Mayers and Bonner had different plans as they took the West Indies to Lunch at 197 for 3 after which to Tea at 266 for 3.
The ultimate session noticed the West Indies speed up and go for glory.
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