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Gayle's sixes, Mushfiqur's miss

Mushfiqur Rahim missed a stumping chance when Denesh Ramdin was on 21 WICB Media/Randy Brooks

Lucky strike of the day

Chris Gayle, predictably, didn't let go of too many short deliveries bowled at him. Out of the five sixes, three were off short deliveries. Mahmudullah was struck for two in the 22nd over, but he stuck with the shorter length. He bowled another one, and picked up the wicket when Gayle holed out to deep midwicket. There wasn't much celebration by the bowler or the fielder though, but they knew their biggest threat was gone.

Miss of the day

West Indies were stuck in a rut and in the 30th over Denesh Ramdin decided to charge Mahmudullah. He missed the ball, and so did Mushfiqur Rahim, the wicketkeeper. At first the noise seemed to be of an edge, but later it turned out to be just a stumping chance. The Bangladesh captain had a better time in the first ODI when he took two very good catches, so this would mean some more work for the computer analyst Nasir Ahmed, also a former Bangladesh wicketkeeper, with whom Mushfiqur trains.

Fitting end to the day

Normally Al-Amin Hossain is one of the calmer ones in the Bangladesh side but in the mayhem, he too got caught up. Just as he connected his first ball and drive it towards mid-on, he suddenly had the urge to take a single. Abdur Razzak at the other end was watching the ball keenly and by the time the call came, Al-Amin had made it way past the half-way mark. The throw came in, and Al-Amin was short by a long distance. Shambles.

Fixation of the day

Bangladesh captains are obsessed with using left-arm spinners only to right-handed batsmen and right-arm offspinners to left-handed batsmen. Abdur Razzak, as a result, had to wait for his turn. He came in to the attack in the 23rd over, only after Chris Gayle, the most dangerous of West Indies' left-handers, had been dismissed. And as if to prove Mushfiqur Rahim's point, left-hander Darren Bravo struck Razzak for a straight six.

Catch of the day

It was the trigger of Bangladesh's collapse, when Denesh Ramdin kept his head, got up only with the ball, and took a stunning caught-behind from Mushfiqur Rahim's bat. Sunil Narine pumped his fist lightly, the most he will celebrate in any case, but Ramdin's catch, without the bluster of Kieron Pollard's grab at midwicket a bit later, showed off his reflexes.

False hope of the day

When Anamul Haque smacked Jason Holder for a six in the fifth over, it was the shot of a man with the confidence of having struck his third ODI hundred only two days ago. There was hope of a repeat, but it was very short-lived. He fell the next ball, edging a beautiful delivery that dragged him outside off-stump. He reviewed the decision and wasn't convinced, but that was all from Anamul on the day.