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Windies looking to press home advantage on day 4 of second test against Bangladesh

Report by RJRGLEANER Communications Group Sports Reporter Simon Preston

West Indies spinner Rahkeem Cornwall says he was pleased with his performance with the ball on day three of the second test against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

Cornwall led the way for the Caribbean side with 5-74 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 296. This was the second five wicket hall of his test career.

Shannon Gabriel also chipped in with 3-70, while Alzari Joseph took 2-60. Liton Das top scored for the home side with 71.

The Caribbean side reached 41-3 in their second innings at the close of play, an overall lead of 154 runs. Jamaican Nkrumah Bonner and nightwatchman Jomel Warrican are at the crease on 8 and 2 respectively.

Kraigg Brathwaite 6, Shayne Moseley 7 and John Campbell 18, were the wickets to fall for the west indies.

Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan and Mehidy Hasan Miraz took a wicket each for Bangladesh. Cornwall says day four is key for the Caribbean side to execute efficiently with the bat. Scores in the match so far: West Indies 409 and 41-3; Bangladesh 296.

West Indies leads the two match series 1-0. Day four action bowls off at 10:30 tonight Jamaica time.

 



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