Thu, 11/15/2012 - 08:55

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Ottis Gibson said Bangladesh’s fight-back in the first Test against West Indies failed to surprise him.

The Windies coach said the nature of the pitch at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium led him to believe it would be difficult to get the better of the Bangladeshis, if they applied themselves to batting.


Thu, 11/15/2012 - 05:23

DHAKA, Bangladesh – A day that started filled with much promise for West Indies was turned upside down, when rookie batsman Naeem Islam stroked a resolute maiden Test hundred to lead a Bangladesh batting revival in the first Test today here.

The Windies bowlers toiled hard, but Naeem, playing in only his sixth Test, fashioned a workmanlike 108 that anchored the Tigers to 455 for...

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 04:45

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Bangladesh, replying to West Indies’ first innings total of 527 for four declared, reached 455 for six at the close on the third day of the first Test on Thursday at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium.


WEST INDIES 527 for four declared (Shivnarine Chanderpaul 203 not out, Denesh...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 08:08

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Shivnarine Chanderpaul said he welcomed his second Test double hundred.

The veteran West Indies left-handed batsman gathered an undefeated 203 to lead West Indies to 527 for four declared in their first innings in the first Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium here.


Wed, 11/14/2012 - 06:45

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Ravi Rampaul and Darren Sammy collected crucial wickets, after Shivnarine Chanderpaul equalled his Test highest score and Denesh Ramdin completed his third Test hundred to put West Indies in command of the first Test against Bangladesh on Wednesday.

Rampaul finished the day with 2-49 from eight overs and Sammy snared the prized scalp of Tamim...