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Struggling Windies


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CHITTAGONG – Debutant left-arm spinner Elias Sunny engineered an all too familiar West Indies batting collapse on the fourth day of the first Test against Bangladesh but the rain-ravaged encounter appeared headed for a draw yesterday.
Exploiting sharp turn on the strip at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, the 25-year-old claimed four for 56 to restrict West Indies to 144 for five at the close, still 206 runs adrift of their target.
Earlier, Bangladesh declared their first innings at 350 for nine after resuming on 255 for four, with captain Mushfiqur Rahim failing to add to his unbeaten 68.
 Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo finished with three for 81 while Marlon Samuels (2-73) and Fidel Edwards (2-88), copped two wickets apiece. (CMC)
 
Here, Bangladesh player Imrul Kayes, (foreground) misfielding a late glance by West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul during the fourth day of their first test in Chittagong, Bangladesh, yesterday. (At right) is Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim. (AP picture.)
 
Full story in today’s DAILY NATION.
 

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