Live: Miraz 7-for, Windies crumble to follow-on
Bangladesh are marching towards a massive win in the second Test in Dhaka as they send Windies to follow-on. The tourists are trailing by 351 runs in the second innings.
Bangladesh packed up last five wickets of Windies’ first innings within an hour on day three. Shimron Hetmyer was the first to go scoring 53-ball 39 as he was caught and bowled by Mehidy Hasan Miraz. Shane Dowrich made 37 off 75.
Miraz was destructive with the ball in hand. He took his sixth five-wicket haul, bagging a career-best 7 wickets for 58 runs in 16 overs which is also the third-best bowling figures in an innings by a Bangladeshi.
Shakib Al Hasan took the last wicket to wrap up Windies innings. Windies were bowled out for 111 runs in 36.4 overs after starting the day with 75/5. This is the lowest score by a team against Bangladesh in Tests.
Bangladesh decided to enforce follow-on for the first time in Tests. Previously, having an opportunity against Zimbabwe in Dhaka this year but they did not opt to.
Skipper Shakib brought success straightaway getting opposition captain Kraigg Brathwaite lbw in the first over. Kieran Powell was stumped to give Miraz his first scalp in the second innings.
Taijul Islam struck for the first time in this match with the wickets of Sunil Ambris and Roston Chase.
A total of nine wickets fell in the first session. Windies have already lost four wickets for 46 runs in 16 overs at lunch break. Shai Hope (18*) and Hetmyer (13*) are unbeaten at the crease.
Bangladesh first innings – 508 (Mahmudullah 136, Shakib 80, Shadman 76)
Windies first innings – 111/10 in 36.4 overs (Hetmyer 39; Miraz 7/58, Shakib 3/27)
Windies second innings – 46/4 in 16 overs (Hope 18*; Taijul 2/11, Shakib 1/10)
Lunch, day 3 – Windies trailing by 351 runs