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Sunny shines as Windies force draw with Bangladesh

October 25, 2011 17:07 IST

The rain-affected first Test between Bangladesh and West Indies ended in a draw on Tuesday after the tourists declined to chase down 226 for victory.

West Indies were 100 for 2 when the two captains agreed a draw.

More than two days of play were lost because of rain and a damp outfield.

Debutant left-arm spinner Elias Sunny, who took six wickets in the first innings, struck again in the first over, trapping Kraigg Brathwaite leg before.

Lendl Simmons and Kirk Edwards shared a half-century stand before Simmons was caught by Rubel Hossain at long on off Shakib Al Hasan for 44.

Edwards (28 not out) and Darren Bravo (24 not out) dug in until the draw was called.

Bangladesh had declared their second innings on 119 for three with Shahriar Nafees making 50 off 91 balls.

Sunny was named man of the match for his six for 94 figures in the first innings that helped dismiss the tourists for 244.

West Indies skipper Darren Sammy made an entertaining 58 off 43 balls, bashing eight fours and two sixes, before being bowled by Shakib.

Sunny notched his fifth wicket in the third over of the morning when he had overnight batsman Marlon Samuels caught by Raqibul Hasan at short cover for 24.

Scorecard

 Bangladesh (1st innings): 350-9 dec

 West Indies (1st innings): (overnight 144-5) 
 L. Simmons c R. Hasan b S. Hossain 7 
 K. Brathwaite c Kayes b Sunny 33 
 K. Edwards lbw b Sunny 17 
 D. Bravo c Nafees b Sunny 2 
 S. Chanderpaul c Nafees b Sunny 49 
 M. Samuels c R. Hasan b Sunny 24 
 C. Baugh b Sunny 30 
 D. Sammy b Al Hasan 58 
 R. Rampaul c Rahim b Al Hasan 8 
 F. Edwards not out 0 
 D. Bishoo b Al Hasan 0 
 Extras: (b-2 lb-2 nb-7 p-5) 16 
 Total: (all out; 68 overs) 244

 Fall of wickets: 1-19, 2-44, 3-52, 4-114, 5-137, 6-152, 7-212, 8-229, 9-244, 10-244.

 Bowling: S. Hossain 5-1-19-1 (4nb), R. Hossain 15-2-52-0 (3nb), S. Al Hasan 18-2-53-3, E. Sunny 23-0-94-6, N. Hossain 7-1-17-0.

 Bangladesh (2nd innings): 
 T. Iqbal c Baugh b Sammy 37 
 I. Kayes c Baugh b Rampaul 13 
 S. Nafees b Samuels 50 
 R. Hasan not out 10 
 M. Rahim not out 2 
 Extras: (b-4, lb-2, nb-1) 7 
 Total: (three wickets declared; 42 overs) 119

 To bat: S. Al Hasan, N. Islam, N. Hossain, E. Sunny, R. Hossain, S. Hossain.

 Fall of wicket: 1-32, 2-72, 3-116.

 Bowling: F. Edwards 9-0-37-0 (1nb), R. Rampaul 11-1-26-1, M. Samuels 16-3-41-1, Sammy 6-1-9-1.

 West Indies (2nd innings): 
 L. Simmons c R. Hossain b Al Hasan 44 
 K. Brathwaite lbw b Sunny 0 
 K. Edwards not out 28 
 D. Bravo not out 24 
 Extras: (b-1, lb-1, nb-2) 4 
 Total: (two wickets; 22 overs) 100

 Did not bat: M. Samuels, S. Chanderpaul, D. Sammy, C. Baugh, R. Rampaul, F. Edwards, D. Bishoo.

 Fall of wickets: 1-5, 2-58

 Bowling: E. Sunny 6-0-34-1, S. Hossain 4-0-21-0 (2nb), S. Al Hasan 6-1-34-1, R. Hossain 2-0-3-0, N. Hossain 2-0-2-0, N. Islam 2-0-4-0.

 Result: Match drawn.

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