Tamim digs in, but Windies scent victory

Published: Nov 02, 2011, 09:20 IST | AFP |

Bangladesh face a tough battle to save the series-deciding second and final Test against the West Indies despite opener Tamim Iqbal's bold 82 not out yesterday.

Bangladesh face a tough battle to save the series-deciding second and final Test against the West Indies despite opener Tamim Iqbal's bold 82 not out yesterday.


Tamim Iqbal

The hosts, chasing an improbable target of 508, were 164-3 in their second innings at stumps on the penultimate day of the match in Dhaka. Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim was unbeaten on 33.

Darren Bravo earlier smashed five sixes and 12 fours on his way to a 297-ball 195, before the West Indies, leading by 124 runs on the first innings, declared their second innings closed on 383-5.

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