Khulna: Nov 22, 2012
West Indies begin Day Three action of the second Test match against Bangladesh at 241 runs for the loss fo two wickets at Khulna on Friday.
The 31-year-old Jamaican scored 109 not out and added 198 runs for the unfinished third wicket stand with Darren Bravo (85 not out) to help the tourists recover from the early loss of the openers at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium.
The tourists, who lead the series 1-0 after winning the first Test in Dhaka by 77 runs, are now 146 behind Bangladesh’s first innings total of 387.
Samuels, a star in West Indies’s World Twenty20 triumph in Sri Lanka last month, drove spinner Shakib Al Hasan towards cover for his 11th boundary to complete his fifth Test hundred — and his third this year.
(With inputs from AFP)
Brief Scores: Bangladesh 387 (Abul Hasan 113, Mahmudullah 76; Fidel Edwards 6 for 90, Darren Sammy 3 for 74) lead West Indies 241 for 2 (Marlon Samuels 109*, Darren Bravo 85*, Rubel Hossain 1 for 31) by 146 runs.