Bangladesh spinners slow Windies progress

Thursday, July 12, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- West Indies were 79-2 against Bangladesh at lunch after losing the toss and being asked to take first strike on Thursday's opening morning of the second Test match at Sabina Park.

Score: West Indies 79-2 (35 overs)

Kraigg Brathwaite was unbeaten on 33, while Hope was on 11.
Devon Smith (11) and Kieran Powell (29) were the batsmen dismissed, both to off spinner Mehidy Hasan.

West Indies have a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series after beating Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs in Antigua last week.

West Indies: Jason Holder (captain), Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Kieran Powell, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, Shane Dowrich (wicketkeeper), Keemo Paul, Miguel Cummins, Shannon Gabriel.

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Nurul Hasan (wicketkeeper), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Kamrul Islam.

Sanjay Myers

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