Monday, October 31, 2011

Bravo ton put Windies in manage

Darren Bravo crazy his maiden Test century to put the West Indies in command on the third day of the series-deciding second and last Test next to Bangladesh on Monday. The left-hander was winning on 100 after Kirk Edwards hit a solid 86 as the West Indies reached 207-3 in their second innings at stumps for a by and large lead of 331 runs.Dhaka Test Match

 Bravo finished his century off the last ball of the day when he cut debutant left-arm spinner Suhrawadi Shuvo for two runs. He has so future hit two sixes and seven fours in his 165-ball knock. The tourists, most important by 124 runs on the first innings, consolidate their position as Bravo and Edwards put on 151 for the third wicket after openers Kraigg Braithwaite and Kieran Powell had fall reasonably. The opening Test of the two-match series ended in a draw in Chittagong.

Edwards, who scored 121 in the first innings, look set to score his second hundred of the Test when he fell in the final over’s of the day, bowled by Shuvo after bass beat one six and seven fours in his 204-ball knock. Bravo, drop on 45 by Imrul Kayes in the slip off left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan, complete the most of the chance as he bolster the innings with a big place with Edwards. Both the batsmen played beautiful shots, with Bravo once smash off-spinner Nasir Hossain for two fours and a six in an over and then Edwards hoist paceman Shahabad Hossain for a six.

Braithwaite, who made a half-century in the first innings, was run out for no score in the opening over after Naeem Islam hit the stumps at the non-striker's end with a straight throw. The hosts struggle for victory on an easy-paced pitch for more than two sessions, with Shakib and Shuvo life form the lone wicket-takers.

Bangladesh was past bowled out for 231 in their first innings in reply to the West Indies' 355. The hosts added 27 runs to their suddenly total of 204-7 before losing their outstanding three wickets in 17 over’s, with leg-spinner Defender Bishoo taking two wickets and off-spinner Marlon Samuels one.

Bishoo was the first to smack when he had Shuvo (15) caught by Braithwaite at short-leg and then Samuels removed Nasir, caught at deep mid-wicket by Edwards while going for a big shot. Nasir additional eight runs to his at once score of 34. Bishoo ended the innings what time he bowled Shahabad for four runs to close with 3-62.

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