The goal is huge. In reply to the big target of 395 runs, West Indies lost three wickets for 59 runs. The visiting team managed to cope with the initial pressure with the bat of debutant cricketer Kyle Myers in the Chittagong Test. In the double century made in the history of Myers, the Caribbeans won by three wickets over the top of Bangladesh’s run hill.
Myers touched his debut century in the second session after the lunch break. Myers reached the three-figure mark with a left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman’s ball slip out of bounds. He played 16 balls to score a century.
Myers went great with Bonner even after the century. Under the pressure of the huge run, the two turned the corner of the whole match. In the end, in the third session, Taizul Islam broke this terrible pair. Taizul stopped Bonar for 6 by trapping LB, breaking the pair of 216 runs. Starting from the last session yesterday, the two played a total of 442 balls.
Jermaine Blackwood returned to the wicket after Bonner. Naeem Hasan sent him to the toilet. Myers was frozen in the wicket even though the two teammates returned. He brought success to the team by biting the ground on the wicket. Taizul, Naeem and Miraj have used their spin to advance their own rhythm. Fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman could not break the resistance. He could not test Myers at all. Myers settled on the wicket and became the hero of the fairy tale on the soil of Chittagong. Myers remained unbeaten on 210 in the end.
Earlier, Bangladesh scored 430 runs in the first innings with a century by Mehedi Hasan Miraj. In the second innings, West Indies scored 259 runs. Bangladesh declared the innings with 223 runs on Mominul Haque’s century after batting in the second innings with the lead. But the West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.
Bangladesh: 430/10 (150.2 overs) and 223/7 (d)
West Indies : 259/10 and 395/6 (128.3 overs) (Brathwaite 20, Campbell 23, Mozley 12, Bonner 6, Blackwood 9, De Silva 20, Myers 210, Kemar Roach 0, Cornwall 0; Mustafiz 13-1 -71-0, Taizul 45-16-91-2, Miraj 35-3-113-4, Naeem 34.3-4-105-1).
Result: West Indies won by three wickets.