Kemar Roach Joins 250-wicket Club sixth-highest test wicket-taker for West Indies in Test Cricket
Roach is now the sixth-highest test wicket-taker for West Indies. Another quick, Courtney Walsh, tops that list with 519 wickets in 132 matches. At Day 3 stumps, Bangladesh are 132/6, still trailing West Indies by 42 runs. Kemar Roach is now the sixth-highest Test wicket-taker for West Indies with 252 scalps.
Kemar Roach achived the 250 Test wicket milestone as the West Indies dominated the third day of the second Test with Bangladesh struggling to avoid an inning defeat. Bangladesh dropped to 132-6 in their second inning on stumps on Sunday and still trailed the hosts by 42 runs at Daren Sammy Stadium.
Roach took the first three wickets to finish the day at 3-32 in 10 overs and move on to 252 wickets in his 73rd test for the West Indies. Bangladesh starter Tamim Iqbal (4) was caught from behind to give the pacer his 250th wicket.
Roach is now the sixth highest Test wicket-taker for the West Indies. Another quickie, Courtney Walsh, tops that list with 519 wickets in 132 games. Roach went on to fire starter Mahmudul Hasan Joy (13) and Anamul Haque (4) to leave Bangladesh struggling at 32-3.
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Kyle Mayers highlights of the match
After being eliminated by 408 in the first innings, the West Indies previously resumed at 340-5 and increased their lead overnight from 106 to 174. This was made possible by all-rounder Kyle Mayers’ unbeaten 126 scoreless. Bangladesh was reduced to 132-6 in its second innings at stumps on Sunday and still trailed the hosts by 42 runs at Daren Sammy Stadium.
After moving to 146th position and being intercepted by Shoriful Islam, Khaled Ahmed fired Mayers. 18 fours and two sixes were hit during Mayers’ innings. Ahmed used the 5-106.
In the first innings, Bangladesh managed a decent score of 234 runs.
The West Indies defeated Bangladesh in the opening test by seven wickets in just over three days. There are also three T20 matches and a three-match ODI series planned.