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Kemar Roach grabs five before West Indies survive Khaled Ahmed scare in 84 chase

Stumps West Indies 265 (Brathwaite 94, Blackwood 63, Mehidy 4-65) and 49 for 3 (Campbell 28*, Blackwood 17*, Khaled 3-14) want one other 35 runs to beat Bangladesh 103 and 245 (Nurul 64, Roach 5-53, Joseph 3-55)

Bangladesh went from wanting like shedding by an innings to beating West Indies on a compelling day three of the primary check on Saturday. A superb rearguard stand by captain Shakib Al Hasan and Nurul Hasan saved Bangladesh from an innings defeat.

However after they had been all out for 245, they left West Indies with solely 84 to win with greater than two days left on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.

The goal out of the blue seemed like 840, although, when Bangladesh medium-pacer Khaled Ahmed took three wickets in 11 balls and lowered West Indies to 9 for 3 within the fourth over of the chase.

Opener John Campbell and Jermaine Blackwood eased the stress by holding out to stumps and main West Indies to 49 for 3. The staff ought to knock off the remaining 35 runs on Sunday morning within the sequence opener.

Khaled gave West Indies an excellent scare. He had captain Kraigg Brathwaite caught down the leg facet for 1 from his first supply, and Raymon Reifer gloving his fifth on 2. Nkrumah Bonner hadn’t scored when his off stump was bowled by Khaled.

Campbell, 28 not out, and Blackwood, 17 not out, mixed for 40 to get the house facet again on observe.

Within the morning, West Indies appeared like they had been going to wrap up the match by mid-afternoon. Bangladesh had been reeling at 109 for six within the second innings and nonetheless trailing West Indies by 53 runs when Shakib and Nurul got here collectively within the morning.

However displaying the persistence most of their team-mates did not on an excellent batting observe, they rubbed out the first-innings deficit by a wicketless center session, and pushed Bangladesh 70 runs forward after they had been damaged up quickly after tea.

With the brand new ball, West Indies tempo bowler Kemar Roach made Shakib drive straight to a person at brief additional cowl. Shakib was out for 63, his third straight Check half-century and second of the match. His demise ended a 123-run stand with Nurul. They appeared to match one another run for run, as Nurul was on 60 on the time. He was out for 64 after 147 balls, additionally bagged by Roach.

Bangladesh began the day on 50 for two, and acquired into deeper bother with poor pictures to regulation deliveries.

Najmul Hossain Shanto went from 8 in a single day to guiding Kyle Mayers to the slips on 17, then Mominul Haque was leg-before to Mayers and never saved by a evaluate. Mominul’s rating of 4 was his ninth straight Check rating in single figures, and his tenth of 11 this yr.

Litton Das was caught by Mayers within the slips, and Mahmudul Hasan Pleasure’s stoic 42 that began late on Friday ended 4 overs from lunch when he was caught behind off Roach, going for a large ball he ought to have left alone. He had endured 153 balls.

Shakib and Nurul dug in and West Indies wasted their final two critiques after lunch making an attempt to get them out. Finally, they needed to watch for the brand new ball, and Roach delivered.

Roach conceded the one six of the Bangladesh second innings when Mustafizur Rahman blasted him over the third-man boundary, however Roach had the final say by ending the innings by bowling Ebadot Hossain. That gave Roach his tenth check five-for – 5-53 – and tied him with Michael Holding on the West Indies wicket-taking listing: 249, and sixth place.

Alzarri Joseph took 3 for 55 and Mayers 2 for 30.

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