Cricket Throwback 6th July 2018: Kemar Roach powerfully helped West Indies dismiss Bangladesh on 43 runs today in 2018, West Indies pacer Kemar Roach wreaked havoc, Bangladeshi team was reduced to the lowest score in history
Kemar Roach  |  Photo Credits: AP, File Image
- Historic test match was played between West Indies and Bangladesh
- Kemar Roach wreaked havoc, Bangladeshi team was reduced to the lowest score
- West Indies cricket team won that test match by an innings and 219 runs.
On this day, the West Indies cricket team made a historic performance against Bangladesh while playing a Test match at North Sound. In the first Test of the 2018 Test series against the visiting Bangladeshi team, the Kemar Roach-led Caribbean bowling attack reduced Bangladesh to the lowest score in its history, as they won by an innings and 219 runs. was registered.
In the first match of that Test series, West Indies won the toss and decided to field first and the Caribbean bowlers proved their captain’s decision to be correct. Bangladesh team came out to bat first and in the first innings they were all out for 43 runs. The credit for this went to West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach.
Bangladesh allout at 43
Roach made 5 overs in the first innings against Bangladesh cricket team at this ground on 6 July in which he bowled 1 maiden over and took 5 wickets giving a total of 8 runs. With this, West Indies bundled out Bangladesh for 43 runs in 18.4 overs in this first innings. Apart from him, the rest of the wickets were taken by Miguel Cummins (3 wickets) and Jason Holder. Four players were dismissed for zero in this innings from Bangladesh, while only one batsman Liton Das (25) could cross the double-figure mark.
lowest score in history
With this Bangladesh made the lowest total of an innings in their Test history. Prior to this, his lowest score was seen in July 2007 when the Sri Lankan team bundled his team for 62 runs in 25.2 overs in the Colombo Test. By the way, the shameful record of the smallest score in an innings in Test cricket is still recorded in the name of New Zealand, which was reduced to 26 runs against England on 25 March 1955 at their own Auckland ground.
How was the whole situation of the match
After bundled out Bangladesh for 43, West Indies scored 406 runs on the help of Shai Hope and Devon Smith (58) apart from Craig Brathwaite’s 121 runs. Coming to bat in the second innings, the Bangladeshi team did not face Kemar Roach as he was out of the field due to injury. Still, the rest of the bowlers bundled out Bangladesh for 144 runs and won the match by an innings and 219 runs.
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