Tigers face innings defeat
Khulna - Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al
Hasan followed his four wickets with a fighting 97 to delay West Indies'
likely win in the second and final Test in Khulna on Saturday.
25-year-old left-hander missed his third Test hundred by a mere three
runs but carried the home team from a precarious 82-5 to 262-6 at close
on the fourth day, still needing 35 to avoid an innings defeat.
fell off the first ball of the penultimate over of the day, miscuing a
lofted shot off left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul and was caught at
mid-off for a simple catch to Tino Best.
Shakib added a new
Bangladesh versus the West Indies record of 144 for the sixth wicket
with Nasir Hossain who supplemented the fight with an aggressive 64 not
Paceman Best (3-26) had put the West Indies on course for an
innings victory with a triple strike in the post lunch session but
Shakib and Nasir ensured Bangladesh do not go down without a fight.
had opener Tamim Iqbal (28) with the first ball of his first over, then
rattled Naeem Islam's stump with a sharp incoming delivery with his
fourth ball before dismissing Shahriar Nafees (21) in his third over.
were off to a disastrous start when opener Nazimuddin was trapped
leg-before for nought off paceman Fidel Edwards's third ball of the
Iqbal and Nafees took the score to 49 with the help of eight boundaries between them before Best was introduced.
Captain Mushfiqur Rahim was bowled for ten by Permaul who took 2-51.
and Nasir then batted with confidence, improving the previous best
sixth wicket stand of 87 against the West Indies, between Rahim and
Nasir in the first innings here.
Earlier, Shakib became only the
second Bangladeshi bowler to complete 100 wickets in Test cricket as he
dismissed four batsmen in the morning session before the tourists
declared on 648-9 after resuming at 564-4.
West Indian batsman
Shivnarine Chanderpaul remained unbeaten on a brilliant 150. The
experienced left-hander held the innings, hitting 12 fours and a six off
282 balls. He also hit 203 not out in the first Test.
It was the
West Indies's highest total in a Test against Bangladesh, improving on
the 559-4 declared they managed at Kingston eight years ago.
had Denesh Ramdin caught behind off a wild shot for 31 and then two
balls later forced an edge off Darren Sammy which was well caught by
Mohammad Mahmudullah in the slips to complete his 100 Test wickets.
He then removed Permaul (13) and Sunil Narine in the last over before lunch to finish with 4-151.
Left-arm spinner Mohammad Rafique was the only other Bangladeshi bowler to get 100 wickets in Test cricket.