Bangladesh misplaced 4 wickets within the morning session to succeed in lunch at 115-6 of their second innings on day three of the opening Check in opposition to the West Indies on Saturday, nonetheless needing 47 runs to make the hosts bat once more.
Najmul Hossain Shanto survived round 40 minutes however Kyle Mayers set him up after which Mominul Haque later brilliantly. He bowled a number of outswingers to Najmul after which delivered one which went in with the angle and the southpaw edged it to slide. He made 17.
Mominul Haque was equally arrange and the one boundary from his bat got here off an inside-edge. A couple of minutes later, an analogous incoming supply acquired the higher of him as he was adjudged leg-before.
Litton Das performed a managed pull shot for a boundary and struck two fours on the off aspect. However the right-hander was responsible of chasing a brief and vast ball and was caught at slip.
Mahmudul Hasan Pleasure confirmed nice composure for greater than three hours. He left balls outdoors off, dead-batted those that pitched on or round off-stump and performed straighter ones to the on aspect. However a lapse in focus induced him to throw his bat at one outdoors off and ended up getting caught at slip. He scored 42 off 153 balls.
Skipper Shakib Al Hasan was unbeaten on 5 and Nurul Hasan on two.
Bangladesh had closed at 50-2 on Friday, having dismissed the West Indies for 265 of their first innings.
Captain Kraigg Brathwaite anchored the house aspect’s effort with a usually painstaking 400-minute knock of 94, supported by 63 from Jermaine Blackwood, the vice-captain taking a web page from his chief’s operational handbook because the contribution was the slowest of his 16 Check half-centuries.
For the Bangladeshis, compelled onto the again foot after being routed for 103 simply after lunch on day one, Brathwaite’s dismissal triggered their brightest interval of play with the house aspect shedding their final seven wickets for 68 runs.
Whereas it was seamer Khaled Ahmed who initiated the slide by consigning the house skipper to his fifth ninety in Check cricket, Mehidy Hasan then stole the present in claiming 4 of the final six wickets to fall both aspect of the tea interval.
He additionally took a pointy catch at brief extra-cover as Blackwood grew to become the ninth wicket to fall in pursuit of fast runs.
Nevertheless Mehidy’s private delight, and his staff’s cautious satisfaction at limiting the West Indies first innings benefit, shortly dissipated when senior opener Tamim Iqbal and Mehidy himself fell to Alzarri Joseph.