Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Windies ‘A’ wrap up victory

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MIRPUR – Lionel Baker and Shane Shillingford shared the last three wickets, and formalised a 114-run victory  for West Indies “A”  over Bangladesh “A”  in their first “unofficial” Test yesterday.Baker ended with three for 70 from 16 overs, and Shillingford two for 67 from 20.5 overs, as Bangladesh “A”, chasing 430 for victory, were dismissed for 315 in their second innings about  40 minutes before  lunch at the  Sher-e-Bangla Stadium.Off-spinner Shillingford brought the match to a close when he had Noor Hossain caught behind for 12, following a last-wicket stand of 61 with Suhrawadi Shuvo, who completed a fine all-round match performance  with a boundary-studded, unbeaten 64.The victory gave the visitors a 1-0 lead in the two-match series, which will conclude with another four-day match, starting on Sunday at the BKSP Ground in Savar. (CMC)

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