BAN vs. WI, 2nd test: West India secures 17 wins, series against Bangladesh

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West India secured an exciting 17-time victory against Bangladesh in the second and final test to complete the series’ cleanup on Sunday.

The West Indies won the first test with three wickets, chasing a huge 395-mile target.

Offspinner Rahkeem Cornwall played a key role, finishing the match 9-179, while the West Indies took the series despite stubborn resistance. Mehidi Hassan.

Cornwall followed their 5-74 with 4-105 in the second inning to help Bangladesh’s side cup for 213, with the hosts chasing a 231 goal.

The child broke several key partnerships at different stages of the game to keep the nose of the tourists in front.

But Mehidi made sure that West India worked for its victory. With Bangladesh’s ninth wicket falling 43 goals, Mehidi came up with an aggressive cricket mark.

He hit Cornwall six times twice in a row and regularly crossed the line to keep the country interested.

But he fell briefly and was fired, while on the first slip he delivered from a left-handed spinner Jomel Warican, where Cornwall was fit to seal the victory.

Bangladesh made a decent start in the pursuit of 231 after his bowlers, led by left-handed spinner Taijul Islam (4-36), came out of the West Indies for 117 in their second inning.

Opener Tamim Iqbal hit 46-ball 50, hit nine fours and share 53rd series opening stand with Sum Sarkar.

As his spinners failed to break the partnership, Captain Craig Bratwight (3-25) found success with his part-time work.

He broke with Soumya’s gate for 13 and Tamim soon followed, cutting a straight line in a short cover.

Cornwall then tore Bangladesh’s midfield on a field that offered a variable rebound, reducing the hosts to 115-5, including the key goal of the Mushfikyur Rahim (14).

Joeml Warrican, 3-47, helped the side edge closer to victory by returning the skipper Mominul Hake for 28 before Cornwall was fired Liton Das (22), who looked comfortable during his spell.

Earlier, West India had come out on 117 in its second inning after resuming 41-3. Nkruma Bonner was the top scorer with 38, while Joshua Da Silva made 20.

Pacer Abu Jayed (2-32) hit twice in the morning session. He trapped night watchman Warrican lbw for 2 before rejecting the double centurion of the first test Kyle Myers for 6.

Myers did not come out after his epic 210, scoring 5 and 6 in his two passes in the second test.

Then left-handed Taijul Islam (4-36) eliminated Jermaine Blackwood for 9, crushed by Leaton Das, before Bonner and Da Silva made the inning for the tourists until the interval.

Bonner, 90, and Da Silva, 92, entered 118 partnerships in the first innings to help the West Indies score 409.

This time, Taijul broke off the partnership, releasing Da Silva for 20, and the West Indies collapsed, losing their last four goals in 13 runs.

Bangladesh was dropped by 296 in its first innings to allow a 113-series lead.

West India won the first test with three wickets.



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