Live: Mahmudullah slams third Test ton, Bangladesh in driving seat

At tea of day two of the second and last Test against Windies, hosts Bangladesh scored 471 runs for the loss of 8 wickets.

Live Mahmudullah slams third Test ton, Bangladesh in driving seat

The morning became sublime for the home team as the batsmen continued their good run with the bat in the first innings of the final Test against visiting West Indies.

Starting the day with 259 runs, Bangladesh summed up 212 runs with their total till the end of the mid session at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka; they reached at 471 runs at the end of the second session of the second day.

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In contrast of skipper Shakib Al Hasan’s aggression, Mahmudullah Riyad kept the calm of longer version approach, delicately reached to the hundred, which is his third in Test cricket.

Positioning for more than five hours in the crease, Mahmudullah, steered 200 deliveries to score the ton therefore, kept the note high for the team to amplify the first innings total into a substantial one. Mahmudullah captured 7 fours into his century.

Shakib, on the other hand, progressing towards three figures, lost his wicket at 80 off the bowling of Kemar Roach. Wicket keeper batsman Litton Kumar Das touched the half century before going down as the seventh wicket.

Taijul Islam has been collaborating fairly with Mahmudullah Riyad, became unbeaten scoring 26 runs at tea of the second day.

Bangladesh are one up in the series defeating Windies in the first Test by 64 runs.

Brief Score:
Bangladesh 1st innings 471/8 (143 overs)
Shadman Islam 76, Shakib Al Hasan 80, Mahmudullah Riyad 111*
Devendra Bishoo 2/109, Shermon Lewis 1/69, Kemar Roach 2/61
Toss: Bangladesh.

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