West Indies in the driver's seat, but Bangladesh holds up their victory push

September 16, 2014 3:27 PM

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West Indies in the driver's seat, but Bangladesh holds up their victory push

8:00 pm, Mon September 8, 2014

Bangladesh's captain Mushfiqur Rahim with a second half century in the match, is holding up the West Indies victory bid in the opening test at the Arnos Vale Ground in St. Vincent & the Grenadines.

At stumps on day-4: West Indies 484-7 declared; Bangladesh 182 and following on 256-5. They trail by 46 runs with five second innings wickets in hand.

Bangladesh who were dismissed for 182 on the stroke of close on day-3, were asked to follow-on on Monday's 4th day. It was a better performance by the tourists who reached 256-5, thanks to skipper Mushfiqur Rahim 70 not out following his 51 in the first innings. He got support from Imrul Kayes 25, Mahmudullah 66 and Tamim Iqbal 53 against Kemar Roach 2-39, Sulieman Benn 2-44 and Chris Gayle 1-50.

Source: rjrnewsonline.com

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