Teenage off-spinner Nayeem Hasan became the youngest ever player to take five wickets on debut as Bangladesh bowled out the West Indies for 246 in the first Test in reply to the hosts' 324.
Teenage off-spinner Nayeem Hasan became the youngest ever player to take five wickets on debut as Bangladesh bowled out the West Indies for 246 in the first Test in reply to the hosts’ 324.

Teenage off-spinner Nayeem Hasan became the youngest ever player to take five wickets on debut as Bangladesh bowled out the West Indies for 246 in the first Test in reply to the hosts’ 324.

Nayeem, who was 17 years 355 days old at the start of the game, finished with 5-61, helping the home side take a 78-run first innings lead.

List of youngest player to take five-wicket haul on debut:

Player

Team

Opposition

Age

Figures

Nayeem Hasan

Bangladesh

West Indies

17y 355d

5/61

Pat Cummins

Australia

South Africa

18y 193d

6/79

Shahid Afridi

Pakistan

Australia

18y 235d

5/52

Shahid Nazir

Pakistan

Zimbabwe

18y 318d

5/53

Mehdy Hasan

Bangladesh

England

18y 361d

6/80

Narendra Hirwani

India

West Indies

19y 85d

8/75

Narendra Hirwani

India

West Indies

19y 85d

8/61

Tim Southee

New Zealand

England

19y 102d

5/55

Skipper Shakib Al Hasan was the other successful bowler for the home side in Chittagong with 3-43. Shimron Hetmyer and Shane Dowrich both scored 63 runs for West Indies.

West Indies had stuttered to 187-6 by tea after Hetmyer hit his 63 off 47 balls in a quickfire counter-attack at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.