West Indies thump Bangladesh by 10 wickets to complete series sweep

SUMMARY: Bangladesh 234 all out from 64.2 overs (Litton Das 53, Tamim Iqbal 46, Najmul Hossain Shanto 26, Shoriful Islam 26; Alzarri Joseph 3-50, Jayden Seales 3-53, Anderson Phillip 2-30, Kyle Mayers 2-35) and 186 all out from 45 overs (Nurul Hasan 60*, Najmul Hossain Shanto 42; Jayden Seales 3-21, Kemar Roach 3-54, Alzarri Joseph 3-57) vs West Indies 408 all out from 126.3 overs (Kyle Mayers 146*, Kraigg Brathwaite 51, John Campbell 45, Jermaine Blackwood 40, Joshua DaSilva 29; Khaled Ahmed 5-106, Mehidy Hasan Miraz 3-91, Shoriful Islam 2-76) and 13-0 (John Campbell 9*, Kraigg Brathwaite 4*)


West Indies thumped Bangladesh by 10 wickets on Monday afternoon in St. Lucia to complete a comprehensive 2-0 triumph in the two-match series.

On a rain-affected fourth day at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, Bangladesh resumed on 132-6, 42 runs behind West Indies, and were eventually dismissed for 186 after play eventually got underway in the final session.

Jayden Seales, Kemar Roach and Alzarri Joseph took three wickets each for West Indies, who then knocked off the small target of 13 without losing a wicket.

Final scores in the match: Bangladesh 234 and 186; West Indies 408 and 13-0. Click to view full scoreboard

From a West Indies perspective, the match would be remembered for Kemar Roach becoming only the sixth West Indian to reach 250 Test wickets and Kyle Mayers hitting his second century.

For Bangladesh, it ended a series of misery, one in which they were soundly beaten, their highest total being 245.

West Indies won the first Test in Antigua by seven wickets, and the series win means valuable points for the Caribbean side in the World Test Championship.

Attention now turns to the limited overs segment of the series, with the first of three T20s on Saturday in St. Lucia, followed by three ODIs in Guyana.

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