Bangladesh vs Windies 2018: 2nd Test, Dhaka – Day 2 Review; Yet another day that goes in favour of the hosts Bangladesh. The incredible effort from Mahmuduallah and the stunning all-round show by Shakib Al Hasan kept Bangladesh on the driving seat. The Windies batsmen once again let the team down.

Mahmudullah-Shakib Al Hasan puts Bangladesh on top.

The right-left combo Mahmudullah and Shakib continued their glorious form to put Windies on the back foot. However, Shakib Al Hasan once again failed to convert his knock into the century, as he walked back for 80 to his name.

But, the problems doubled for the visitors when Liton Das took the attack to the opposition by finding the fence. During the course, Mahmudullah completed his century and marched to score 136 against his name.

Bangladesh vs Windies 2018,: 2nd Test, Dhaka - Day 2 Review
Mahmudullah (Credits – Twitter)

The incredible effort from Mahmudullah saw Bangladesh register a massive 508-run tally on the board. For Windies, all the bowlers chipped in with wickets but unfortunately, leaked too many runs.

Mehidy Hasan-Shakib Al Hasan shares five wickets:

In reply, Windies once again got the initial jolt with Kraigg Brathwaite walking back to the dressing room for zero. Then it was Powell to walk back to make the scorecard read 6/2. They were quickly followed by Ambris, Chase and Shai Hope to dent the visitors badly.

Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan (Credits – Twitter)

The scorecard read 29/5, thus opening the things for disaster. However, Hetmyer and Dowrich stabilised the innings to avoid the further hiccups for Windies side.

For Bangladesh, Mehidy Hasan bagged three wickets to his name while Shakib Al Hasan picked two wickets. It was one of those good days at the office for Shakib, who excelled in both sections of the game.

Brief Scores:

Bangladesh – 508/10 (Mahmudullah – 136, Shakib 80; Kraigg 2/57)

Windies – 75/5 (Hetmyer 32; Mehidy 3/36, Shakib 2/15)

Match Progress – Windies trail by 433 runs.

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