Bangladesh vs West Indies: Spinners take 10 wickets as guests beat hosts by 17 runs to finish Check sequence sweep

Bangladesh vs West Indies: Spinners take 10 wickets as guests beat hosts by 17 runs to finish Check sequence sweep

Dhaka: Rahkeem Cornwall took centre stage as spinners picked up all 10 wickets within the West Indies’s 17-run victory over Bangladesh within the second and remaining Check on Sunday to finish a sequence whitewash.

Cornwall took 4-105 whereas Kraigg Brathwaite (3-25) and Jomel Warrican (3-47) grabbed the remaining wickets as Bangladesh had been bowled out for 213 on the fourth day.

Mehidy Hasan hit two sixes and three fours late within the day so as to add drama after the hosts misplaced their ninth wicket however the West Indies saved their cool to disclaim them a come-from-behind win.

Rahkeem Cornwall celebrates with teammates after picking up a wicket in West Indies' win over Bangladesh. AFP

Rahkeem Cornwall celebrates with teammates after choosing up a wicket in West Indies’ win over Bangladesh. AFP

The vacationers, lacking most of their prime stars who feared travelling in the course of the coronavirus pandemic, jumped with pleasure after Cornwall took a catch at slip off Warrican to dismiss Mehidy for 31 and finish the innings.

Set a goal of 231 runs, opener Tamim Iqbal hit a quickfire 50 and placed on 59 with Soumya Sarkar (13).

Brathwaite eliminated each openers earlier than Cornwall and Warrican put the West Indies in management.

“I might say it is a workforce effort. The one-day workforce did not do effectively. However we had some plans and got here on prime,” mentioned Brathwaite.

The West Indies had misplaced the ODI sequence 3-0.

“Coming over right here with all of the protocols in place, it’s big,” he added.

“Very grateful for this chance. I am very pleased with the boys. It means every little thing again dwelling.”

Brathwaite broke by means of off his first supply as Soumya departed with an edge ricocheting off the gloves of wicketkeeper Joshua Da Silva earlier than flying to Cornwall at slip.

Tamim raced to a fifty off 43 balls — together with 9 fours — earlier than giving Shayne Moseley a catch at quick cowl.

Warrican claimed Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque (26) and Mushfiqur Rahim (14), whereas Cornwall removed Mohammad Mithun (10) and Liton Das (22).

“Once you lose, it’s all the time disappointing,” mentioned Mominul.

“When Tamim was batting, we thought we’ll simply win it. However we misplaced wickets within the center interval after which Mehidy tried laborious however fell quick.”

The West Indies smelled a win as soon as Cornwall dismissed Taijul for 9.

Mehidy and Nayeem Hasan defiantly placed on 25 for the ninth wicket, reviving dwelling hopes.

However Brathwaite eliminated Nayeem (14) within the remaining over of scheduled play, forcing an extension.

Taijul earlier completed on 4-36 whereas Nayeem took 3-34 as Bangladesh bowled out the West Indies for 117 of their second innings.

Bangladesh took seven wickets for 76 runs in little over a session on the fourth day after the vacationers resumed on 41-3.

Cornwall received the person of the match award for his 9 wickets whereas Nkrumah Bonner was named participant of the sequence.

The West Indies received the primary Check by three wickets.

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