Four days after crashing to one of the most astonishing defeats in Test cricket historical past, Bangladesh tackle the West Indies within the second Test in Dhaka on Thursday figuring out they have to win to sq. the two-match sequence. The shock waves of Sunday’s defeat in Chattogram, which noticed the West Indies make 395-7 within the fourth innings to report the fifth-highest profitable run chase within the 144-year historical past of Test cricket, had been nonetheless being felt among the many Bangladesh set-up on Wednesday.
The temper across the hosts was not improved by the information that their harm record has grown.
Talismanic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and opening batsman Shadman Islam had been each dominated out of the Test within the capital with thigh and hip accidents respectively.
Skipper Mominul Haque mentioned on Wednesday they had been attempting to place Sunday’s nightmare, when Kyle Mayers scored 210 not out within the West Indies run chase, behind them.
“What happened, happened,” mentioned Mominul.
“It’s better we don’t think much about that. We want to take positives from the match and move on.”
Mominul’s second innings century, his 10th in Test cricket, was a type of excessive factors as was the all-round efficiency of Mehidy Hasan Miraz who made 108 batting at eight within the first innings and took 4 wickets in every of the West Indies innings together with his off-spin.
But it’s the negatives from that three-wicket defeat that may return to hang-out the hosts, together with the accidents.
Shakib was unable to bat and bowl within the second innings in Chittagong whereas Shadman, who made 59 within the first innings, broken his hip when he fell awkwardly whereas fielding on the fourth day. The Bangladesh Cricket Board mentioned he will probably be rested till absolutely match.
Batsman Soumya Sarkar has been called in as a substitute for Shakib however nobody has been introduced in for Shadman.
Beyond the accidents, Mominul mentioned the crew would study from their errors within the first Test and steered he would want to take heed as a captain.
“From here we could learn many things, especially how to handle a situation, how to set up fielding in this situation,” he mentioned.
West Indies batsman Nkrumah Bonner, one in every of their heroes on the ultimate day run chase, hit a cautious word throughout Tuesday’s digital press convention.
“We start from zero again,” mentioned the 32-year-old Jamaican who scored 86 and shared a vital 216-run partnership with fellow debutant Mayers for the fourth wicket.
“We have to go back to the process. We have to practice and prepare well.
“It goes to be a distinct wicket, floor and every part. It is essential for us to evaluate once more. Going over the processes and guarantee we do effectively.
“We are not trying to be overconfident or take anything for granted.
“Bangladesh is an efficient crew, particularly in their very own circumstances. We know it’s going to be powerful, however we’re on the lookout for a much bigger problem.”
Bangladesh Test squad: Mominul Haque (c), Tamim Iqbal, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Saif Hassan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hassan, Taijul Islam, Soumya Sarkar, Nayeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Abu Jayed, Ebadat Hossain, Hasan Mahmud
West Indies Test squad: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, John Campbell, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua Da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Kavem Hodge, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Shayne Moseley, Veerasammy Permaul, Kemar Roach, Raymon Reifer, Jomel Warrican
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