Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Bishoo five wickets West Indies win test series

Dhaka: Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo grab 5-90 as the West Indies crushed Bangladesh by 229 runs in the second and last cricket Test in Dhaka on Wednesday to drape up the series 1-0.Bangladesh, who was set an impossible win target of 508 runs, were blast out for 278 soon after lunch on the fifth day at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium.

Bishoo, the Guyanese bowler who turns 26 on Sunday, return with career-best numbers in only his seventh Test and skipper Darren Sammy chip in with 2-19 to rout the hosts.The forceful win after the drained first match in Chittagong provide a very big morale-booster for Sammy's men, who begin a three-Test series in India on Sunday.

Bangladesh, resume at the suddenly score of 164-3, lost the crucial wickets of opener Tamim Iqbal, skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan in the morning sitting.Tamim, Bangladesh's main batting expectation who was unbeaten on 82, other just one more run after he was caught in the slips off Bishoo in the day's third over.

The left-hander's 83 limited eight boundaries and a six.Shakib and Rahim raise visions of a Bangladesh fight back when they put on 88 runs for the fifth wicket, before mutually batsmen fell in the space of four runs.Shakib made 55 when he tried to steer Sammy to third man, but only manage to sky a catch to Shivnarine Chanderpaul running back from the slip area.

Rahim took his at once score of 33 to 69 when he was bowled by a excellent delivery from Bishoo that spun in stridently from leg to clip the off-stump.Devendra Bishoo struck two times in the first over after lunch, trap Nasir Hossain leg-before and having Suhrawadi Shuvo caught by Sammy.Fast bowler Kemar Roach sealed the win by bowling last man Rubel Hossain.

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