West Indies Defeat Bangaldesh to Sweep Two-Test Series

Taking cue from Shivnarine Chanderpaul's 30th Test century, Sulieman Benn stepped up and his five wickets helped West Indies crush Bangladesh by 296 runs in the second and final Test.

updated: September 17, 2014 09:49 IST
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Sulieman Benn in action against Bangladesh. Image courtesy: West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)

Gros Islet: Spinner Sulieman Benn took five wickets and Jerome Taylor reached the milestone of 100 Test wickets as Bangladesh crumbled to a 296-run defeat late on the fourth day of the second and final Test against the West Indies at the Beausejour Stadium on Tuesday. (Scorecard)

Set an improbable target of 489 after the home side declared their second innings at 269 for four, 45 minutes into the day, the tourists crashed from 158 for two to be dismissed for 192 just before a shower swept across the ground.

Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal (64) and Mominul Haque (56) held up the West Indies for over three hours with a second-wicket partnership of 110, but when Tamim skied an attempted sweep off Benn to midwicket it was the trigger for the collapse.

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