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Dwell Rating, West Indies vs Bangladesh 2nd Take a look at replace

Day 2 report: West Indies began the day 167 runs behind Bangladesh and completed it 106 runs forward within the second take a look at at Daren Sammy Stadium on Saturday.

Allrounder Kyle Mayers led the turnaround with a chanceless and unbeaten 126 runs, simply the very best rating by both aspect after two days.

In reply to Bangladesh’s sub-par 234, West Indies moved from 67 with out loss in a single day to 340-5 at stumps.

Winner of the primary take a look at in Antigua in simply over three days, West Indies was properly on target to clinch the brief sequence.

After captain Kraigg Brathwaite scored 51 and contributed a century opening stand with John Campbell, Mayers stopped a mini-collapse with Jermaine Blackwood, and cruised on with Joshua Da Silva.

Da Silva was 26 not out after going through 106 balls.

Brathwaite and Campbell, from a shared 67 in a single day, reached 100 collectively within the first hour, together with a seven-ball over by Shoriful Islam.

However Shoriful ended the partnership when he nicked Campbell’s glove and dismissed him for 45.

Brathwaite introduced up his twenty seventh take a look at fifty from 105 balls, however added just one extra run when he missed offspinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz and was bowled.

Within the subsequent over, Khaled Ahmed acquired Raymon Reifer and Nkrumah Bonner to play on to their stumps.

Three wickets in two overs energized Bangladesh and despatched a shiver by means of West Indies, however Mayers and Blackwood conceded nothing else earlier than and after lunch.

Blackwood performed an anchor position, and Mayers regularly opened as much as attain his fifty off 75 balls.

Their partnership was price 116 simply after tea when Blackwood misinterpret Mehidy and was out leg earlier than on 40 from 121 balls.

Mayers turned cautious once more, however even after Bangladesh took the brand new ball, the batter switched to fearless when one other milestone was in sight.

Mayers was out and in of the 90s within the area of six balls, citing his century with a six by pulling Shoriful into the stands over sq. leg.

His second century in his thirteenth take a look at got here from 150 balls.

By stumps he was on 126 after 180 balls, a big proportion pushed by means of the covers, with extra nice assist from wicketkeeper Da Silva. Their stand was on 92 from 33 overs.

With inputs from AP 

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