West Indies Beat Bangladesh 1st Cricket Test Match

West Indies beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets before lunch on the 5th and final day in the 1st Dhaka Bank Cricket Test match here at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex today, to take a 1-nil lead in the 2-match series.

The final scores: West Indies 484 for 7 declared; Kraigg Brathwaite 212, Shivnarine Chanderpaul 85 not out, Chris Gayle 64, Darren Bravo 62; TA-I-JUL Islam 5 for 135 and 13 without loss; Chris Gayle 9 not out, Kraigg Brathwaite 4 not out.

Bangladesh 182; Mominul Haque 51, Captain, Mushfiqur Rahim 48 not out, Shamsur Rahman 35; Sulieman Benn 5 for 39, Jermaine Blackwood 2 for 14 and 314; Mushfiqur Rahim 116, Mahmudullah 66, Tamim Iqbal 53, Imrul Kayes 25; Kemar Roach 4 for 63, Shannon Gabriel 2 for 20, Sulieman Benn 2 for 44.

Right-handed opener, Barbadian Kraigg Brathwaite was named Man-of-the-Match for scoring his first double century 212.

The second and final Test is scheduled to start at the Beausejour Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St. Lucia on Saturday.




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