Day 5

551dThe Report by Mohammad Isam

Roach burst seals 10-wicket win for West Indies

West Indies took less than two hours to end Bangladesh's promise of a prolonged fifth day by bowling them out for 314 before their openers knocked off the required 13 runs in 2.4 overs

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Bangladesh pay for confused strategy

The team management's decision to field first on a flat pitch, despite having only three specialist bowlers, meant Bangladesh were chasing the game right from the start

Day 4

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Mahmudullah ends run-drought

After a prolonged lean spell, Mahmudullah found some Test runs which should tone down some of the criticism he has faced

Day 3

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Taijul bursts out of obscurity

Taijul Islam is unlike most Bangladeshi left-arm spinners in that he picks his wickets by turning the ball and not just relying on the straighter one, a skill apparent in his five-for on Test debut

Day 2

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Brathwaite shows appetite for long haul

West Indies seem to have preserved Kraigg Brathwaite for Test cricket for the moment, and the young batsman is showing a rare patience in modern cricket

Day 1

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Mushfiqur's Nasser Hussain moment

Mushfiqur Rahim's decision to invite West Indies to bat on a decent track was designed to protect his eight batsmen rather than his limited bowling attack

The resistance


The post-lunch session on the fourth day was Bangladesh's first session without losing any wickets in the Test so far

Long wait


No. of innings since Bangladesh's last 100-run opening stand, against England in June 2010

Batting Woes


The number of times Bangladesh have been bowled out below 200 out of 165 Test innings

Lean patch


The number of innings since Mahmudullah's last Test fifty



No. of months since Mahmudullah came in at No. 5, against Sri Lanka in March 2013



No. of times - out of 93 fifty-plus scores - that Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been undefeated

The Oops list


No. of Bangladesh bowlers who have conceded 100 runs on debut, Taijul Islam being the latest

Gayle dropped


No. of runs Chris Gayle had scored when Rubel Hossain dropped him