Dhaka – Debutant opener Shadman Islam and skipper Shakib Al Hasan hit a fifty every to place Bangladesh right into a at ease place in the second one Take a look at in opposition to the West Indies in Dhaka on Friday.
Shadman hit 76 runs whilst Shakib remained unbeaten on 55 as Bangladesh reached 259/five at stumps at the opening day after electing to bat first on the Sher-e-Bangla Nationwide Stadium.
Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo picked up two wickets for 69 runs for the West Indies, however the guests lacked a leading edge at the first-day observe.
Shadman anchored the innings together with his 199-run ball knock earlier than Shakib and Mahmudullah Riyad put Bangladesh in keep watch over with an unbroken 69-run sixth-wicket partnership.
Shadman, who performed extra balls than another debutant Bangladeshi opener, shared 3 helpful partnerships of 42, 45 and 64 with Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque and Mohammad Mithun.
Roston Chase were given the West Indies’ first leap forward when he got rid of opener Soumya, who made 19 earlier than edging to Shai Hope in the beginning slip.
Kemar Roach brushed aside Mominul Haque (29) at the stroke of lunch damage earlier than Mithun was once bowled via Bishoo for a similar rating.
Shadman introduced up his 50 off 147 balls via sweeping left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican thru sq. leg for a boundary, and was once in line to turn into simplest the fourth Bangladeshi to attain a century on debut.
However Bishoo dashed his hopes via trapping him leg-before wicket within the post-lunch consultation.
Proper-arm pacer Sherman Lewis bowled Mushfiqur Rahim for 14 to provide the West Indies additional good fortune however Shakib and Mahmudullah, 31 in a single day, held company till the shut.
Shakib was once uncharacteristically restrained in mentioning his 24th Take a look at 50 off 98 balls, with only one boundary.
Bangladesh went into the sport with none recognised rapid bowler as they dropped Mustafizur Rahman and changed him with further batsman Liton Das.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur overcame considerations about his health to be incorporated within the facet.
West Indies changed the suspended Shannon Gabriel with Lewis.
The house facet lead the two-Take a look at sequence 1-Zero because of their 64-run win within the opening Take a look at in Chittagong.