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Darren Bravo Smashes Maiden Century In Dhaka Test

Dhaka, Oct 31: Darren Bravo smashed his maiden test century and Kirk Edwards scored 86 to help West Indies to 207-3 for a 331-run lead over Bangladesh at stumps Monday on the third day of

India TV News Desk [ Updated: October 31, 2011 19:09 IST ]
darren bravo smashes maiden century in dhaka test
darren bravo smashes maiden century in dhaka test

Dhaka, Oct 31: Darren Bravo smashed his maiden test century and Kirk Edwards scored 86 to help West Indies to 207-3 for a 331-run lead over Bangladesh at stumps Monday on the third day of the second and final test.


Bravo was 100 not out from 165 balls after hitting seven boundaries and two sixes. Nightwatchman Kemar Roach was 4 not out.

Kirk Edwards' 86 came from 204 balls before he was bowled by Sohrawardi Shuvo, who claimed 1-32.

Earlier, Bangladesh was dismissed for 231 after losing its last three wickets in the first 17 overs of the day in reply to West Indies' first innings of 355.

Shakib Al Hasan, who scored 73 and took five wickets in the first innings, claimed Kieran Powell for 12 shortly after lunch. Opener Kraigg Brathwaite was run out for a duck in the first session.

Bangladesh lost the wickets of Nasir Hossain (42), Sohrawardi Shuvo (15) and Shahadat Hossain (4) in the morning session.

Devendra Bishoo, who returned figures of 3-62 for the innings, had Shuvo caught by Brathwaite before bowling Shahadat.

Marlon Samuels took the morning's other wicket when he had Nasir caught by Edwards, finishing with figures of 1-22.

Fidel Edwards was the main wicket-taker for the West Indies, returning figures of 5-63 for the first innings.

Naeem Islam scored 45 and Nasir Hossian 42.

Nasir resumed the third day on 34 with Shuvo, who added 13 runs to his overnight score of 2.

The first test last week in Chittagong was drawn.

Scoreboard:

West Indies 1st Innings 355

Bangladesh 1st Innings

(Overnight 204-7)

Tamim Iqbal c Bravo b Fidel Edwards 14
Imrul Kayes c Brathwaite b Fidel Edwards 29
Shahriar Nafees c Bravo b Fidel Edwards 7
Raqibul Hasan lbw b Fidel Edwards 0
Mushfiqur Rahim c Chanderpaul b Fidel Edwards 0
Shakib Al Hasan b Bishoo 73
Naeem Islam run out 45
Nasir Hossain c Kirk Edwards b Samuels 42
Sohrawardi Shuvo c Brathwaite b Bishoo 15
Shahadat Hossain b Bishoo 4
Rubel Hossain not out 2

TOTAL: (all out) 231; Overs: 68

Fall of wickets: 1-14, 2-36, 3-46, 4-46, 5-59, 6-143, 7-195, 8-225, 9-225.

Bowling: Fidel Edwards 13-0-63-5, Kemar Roach 9-0-52-0, Darren Sammy 10-3-32-0, Devendra Bishoo 23-4-62-3, Marlon Samuels 13-2-22-1.

West Indies 2nd Innings

Kraigg Brathwaite run out 0
Kieran Powell c Nasir Hossain b Shakib 12
Kirk Edwards b Shuvo 86
Darren Bravo not out 100
Kemar Roach not out 4

Extras: (2lb, 3nb) 5

TOTAL: (for three wickets) 207; Overs: 71

Fall of wickets: 1-0, 2-33, 3-184.

Still to bat:
Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Marlon Samuels, Carlton Baugh, Darren Sammy, Fidel Edwards, Devendra Bishoo.

Bowling:
Rubel Hossain 9-2-22-0 (2nb), Nasir Hossain 16-3-49-0, Shakib Al Hasan 17-1-62-1, Naeem Islam 7-2-13-0, Sohrawardi Shuvo 15-2-32-1, Shahadat Hossain 3-0-15-0 (1nb), Raqibul Hasan 4-0-12-0.

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