West Indies managed to finish the day in a strong position at 223 for 5 despite hosts Bangladesh chipping away with wickets on day 1 in Mirpur, Dhaka. Bangladesh had made three changes in the playing XI. Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun and Abu Jayed Rahi were drafted in the side to replace Shadmad Islam, Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman. West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite made 47 giving his side a solid start. But hosts Bangladesh, trailing the series 1-0, struck back with Taijul Islam removing John Campbell for 32. West Indies lost three quick wickets post lunch and were reduced to 116 for 4. At stumps Nkrumah Bonner and Joshua Da Silva were batting at 74 and 22 runs, respectively. West Indies: 223/5 in 90 overs (Bonner 74*, Brathwaite 47, Campbell 22; Abu Jayed 2/46, Taijul 2/64, Soumya 1/30). Catch the highlights of the Day 1 of the Bangladesh Vs West Indies Test match here.
Scorecard | Day 1 Report | News
Teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque (c), Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed
West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), John Campbell, Shayne Moseley, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Rahkeem Cornwall, Alzarri Joseph, Jomel Warrican, Shannon Gabriel
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