KINGSTON: An inspired spell of seam bowling from captain Jason Holder helped put the West Indies in complete control on the second day of the second and final Test against Bangladesh on Friday.
After the home team compiled 354 in their first innings, Bangladesh were bowled out for a meagre 149 in reply with Holder taking 5-44 in 10.1 overs at the Sabina Park.
He removed skipper Shakib Al Hasan for 32, Mahmudullah for a duck, Mushfiqur Rahim for 24, Taijul Islam for 18 and Abu Jayed also for nought.
Opener Tamim Iqbal was the top-scorer for the tourists with 47.
West Indies, who are 1-0 up in the series, then reached the close of play on 19-1 in their second innings.
First-innings centurion Kraigg Brathwaite was the only batsman to fall, bowled by Shakib for eight.
Devon Smith was eight 8 not out and Keemo Paul unbeaten on nought.
WEST INDIES (1st innings, overnight 295-4):
K.C. Brathwaite c Taijul b Mehedi 110
D.S. Smith c Mominul b Mehedi 2
K.O.A. Powell lbw b Mehedi 29
S.D. Hope c Nurul b Taijul 29
S.O. Hetmyer c Nurul b Jayed 86
R.L. Chase lbw b Jayed 20
S.O. Dowrich c Mehedi b Taijul 6
J.O. Holder not out 33
K.M.A. Paul c Mominul b Mehedi 0
M.L. Cummins lbw b Mehedi 0
S.T. Gabriel b Jayed 12
EXTRAS (B-20, LB-7) 27
TOTAL (all out, 112 overs) 354
FALL OF WKTS: 1-9, 2-59, 3-138, 4-247, 5-297, 6-302, 7-318, 8-319, 9-319.
BOWLING: Abu Jayed 18-7-38-3; Shakib Al Hasan 22-3-60-0; Mehedi Hasan 29-9-93-5; Taijul Islam 25-4-82-2; Kamrul Islam 10-1-34-0; Mahmudullah 8-1-20-0.
BANGLADESH (1st Innings):
Tamim Iqbal b Paul 47
Liton Das lbw b Gabriel 12
Mominul Haque c Hope b Gabriel 0
Shakib Al Hasan b Holder 32
Mahmudullah lbw b Holder 0
Mushfiqur Rahim c Hope b Holder 24
Nurul Hasan lbw b Paul 0
Mehedi Hasan lbw b Cummins 3
Taijul Islam b Holder 18
Kamrul Islam not out 0
Abu Jayed b Holder 0
EXTRAS (LB-5, NB-8) 13
TOTAL (all out, 46.1 overs) 149
FALL OF WKTS: 1-20, 2-20, 3-79, 4-79, 5-117, 6-117, 7-128, 8-135, 9-149.
BOWLING: Gabriel 10-3-19-2; Paul 9-2-25-2 (3nb); Cummins 9-1-34-1 (4nb); Holder 10.1-1-44-5 (1nb); Chase 8-0-22-0.
WEST INDIES (2nd Innings):
K.C. Brathwaite b Shakib 8
D.S. Smith not out 8
K.M.A. Paul not out 0
EXTRAS (W-1, NB-2) 3
TOTAL (for one wkt, 9 overs) 19
FALL OF WKT: 1-19.
BOWLING (to-date): Abu Jayed 4-1-8-0 (1nb, 1w); Mehedi Hasan 2-1-8-0; Kamrul Islam 2-0-3-0 (1nb); Shakib al Hasan 1-1-0-1.
Published in Dawn, July 15th, 2018