Marlon Samuels double hundred puts West Indies ahead at Tea
Marlon Samules celebrates after scoring a double hundred against Bangladesh on Friday © AFP
Khulna: Nov 23, 2012
Marlon Samuels scored a double century as West Indies moved past Bangladesh’s score to lead by 75 runs at the close of second session at Khulna on Friday.
Earlier, spinner Sohag Gazi broke the 326-run partnership between Samuels and Darren Bravo as the latter was dismissed for 127 runs.
The hosts reached 462 runs for the loss of three wickets with Samuels unbeaten on 220 runs and Shivnarine Chanderpaul on 52 runs.
Brief Scores: Bangladesh 387 (Abul Hasan 113, Mahmudullah 76; Fidel Edwards 6 for 90, Darren Sammy 3 for 74) trail West Indies 462 for 3 (Marlon Samuels 220*, Darren Bravo 127, Shivnarine Chanderpaul 52*; Sohag Gazi 2 for 114) by 75 runs.