West Indies sweep Bangladesh Test series 2-0

Rahkeem Cornwall (Getty Images)


Rahkeem Cornwall (Getty Photos)

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 ultimate Take a look at 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 stored their cool to disclaim them a come-from-behind win.

The vacationers, lacking most of their prime stars who feared travelling throughout 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’d say this can be a group effort. The one-day group did not do effectively. However we had some plans and got here on prime,” stated 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 happy with the boys. It means every thing again dwelling.”

Brathwaite broke by 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 brief 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,” stated 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 brief.”

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 ultimate 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 Take a look at by three wickets.

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