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Spinners dominate as Bangladesh strike twice



Mehidy Hasan picked up two wickets in the first session at Jamaica.

Mehidy Hasan picked up two wickets within the first consultation at Jamaica. © AFP

Bangladesh sprung a wonder, took a daring name and sponsored it up with a scientific show at the morning of the second one Test at Jamaica towards Windies to go away the hosts precariously positioned at 79/2 on the finish of the consultation. On a floor that was once anticipated to take flip, Bangladesh strangely determined to bowl first after changing Rubel Hussain with Taijul Islam of their bid to sq. the collection.

Captain Shakib Al Hasan allowed his new ball seamer Abu Jayed to bowl only a solitary over at the first morning of a Test fit and right away changed him with Mehidy Hasan whilst bringing himself on as smartly. The transfer gave the look to be good as each spinners controlled to seek out the out of doors edge on a few events with Devon Smith specifically going via a torrid time towards Mehidy.

He ultimately were given pushed aside by way of the offspinner whilst making an attempt a flick and was once stuck by way of the ahead brief leg fielder via an within edge onto the bat. Kieran Powell and Brathwaite then attempted to be sure fetching a boundary every off Mehidy however Shakib endured to be very tight on the different finish.

The skipper then introduced on Kamrul Islam for the second one and the general over of medium tempo within the consultation after which virtually bagged Powell off his personal bowling within the following over. But with the ball simply clipping the stump, the left-hander survived having been given now not out previous. Powell endured to stay sure towards the spinners his incapability to learn Mehidy’s arm ball resulted in his undoing. The ball got here in with the perspective and was once trapped plumb in entrance.

Post the dismissal, Brathwaite endured to dam his strategy to protection till the top of the consultation and along with his skill to bat lengthy, Windies will depend on him closely to counter the spin problem.

Brief ratings: Windies 79/2 (Kraigg Brathwaite 33*, Kieran Powell 29; Mehidy Hasan 2-35) vs Bangladesh

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