3rd Test: Bangladesh achieve biggest Test win with innings defeat over West Indies
Mehidy Hasan Miraz achieved record figures in Bangladesh's biggest Test win. @AFP

Bangladesh have crushed West Indies by an innings and 184 runs at Mirpur on Sunday to claim the second Test and with it the series 2-0, their biggest ever victory and first home series win over their opponents.

Bangladesh’s previous biggest margin of victory in a Test was 226 runs, when they beat Zimbabwe in 2005 for their maiden victory.

SCORECARD: Bangladesh vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Leading the victory charge was Mehidy Hasan Miraz who triggered a collapse of nine wickets in the first session and continued his dominance in the afternoon to hand West Indies their second straight defeat inside three days.

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List of Bangladesh’s biggest victories in Test cricket:

Margin Opponents Venue Year
Innings & 184 runs West Indies Dhaka 2018
226 runs Zimbabwe Chittagong 2005
218 runs Zimbabwe Dhaka 2018
186 runs Zimbabwe Chittagong 2014
162 runs Zimbabwe Khulna 2014
143 runs Zimbabwe Harare 2013
108 runs England Dhaka 2016
95 runs West Indies Kingston 2009
64 runs West Indies Chittagong 2018
20 runs Australia Dhaka 2017
4 wickets West Indies St George s 2009
4 wickets Sri Lanka Colombo 2017
3 wickets Zimbabwe Dhaka 2014

West Indies were bowled out for 111 in the morning session, with Mehidy claiming 7/58 to enforce the follow-on. They then lost four wickets inside 13 overs to go into the lunch break in a daze, and Bangladesh wrapped up the win before tea with Mehidy claiming five to finish with a career-best 12/117 for the Test – the best figures by a Bangladesh bowler.

Of these, 15 fell on day three.