Bangladesh Vs West Indies test match series has ended yesterday. Bangladesh achieved victory in this Test series. This is biggest Test Series victory for Bangladesh in the history of their Test cricket. In the series of two matches, Bangladesh won both the matches. Yesterday, Bangladesh won the second match also by an innings and 184 runs. This is the first time in the history when the team of Bangladesh won by an innings in a Test match. For the Bangladesh team, all the wickets were notched up by spinners. Pacers did not get a single wicket in this Test match series. This is really wonderful and unique record in the history of test cricket.
In the first Test match, Bangladesh defeated West Indies by 64 runs. Naeem Hasan notched up five wickets in the first inning of the first Test match. Shakib- al -Hasan took 3 wickets. Both Mehidy Hasan and Taizul Islam notched up one wicket each. The second inning was profitable for Taizul Islam. He took six wickets in second innings. Both Mehidy and Shakib notched up two wickets. You should know these all bowlers are spinners.
In the second match, Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first. Opener batsman Shadman Islam made 76 runs for their team. He faced 199 balls. Second opener, Soumya Sarkar could not perform well enough. He just scored 19 runs. Skipper Shakib added another 80 runs on the scoreboard of Bangladesh cricket team. Mamudullah was the highest run scorer for Bangladesh in this match. He made a century. In 242 balls he scored 136 runs with the help of 10 fours. In the first inning, Bangladesh team were all out at the score of 508 runs.
West Indies team went all out at the score of 111 runs in the first inning. Bangladesh team invited visitors to play second innings. In the second inning, the WI team made 213 runs only. Thus, Bangladesh clinched the second Test match by an innings and 184 runs. .
Mehidy Hasan was the game changer in this match. He took total 12 wickets in this match. He took seven wickets in first innings and five wickets in the second innings. Shakib got four wickets in this match. Taijul Islam notched up 3 wickets in this match. Only one player was dismissed by Naeem in this match. This was the best performance by Mehidy in his Test career.
Finally, Bangladesh won the series only with the help of spinners.This is really an outstanding performance by Bangladesh in the Test cricket.