Roach snares his 250th Test wicket as West Indies close in on victory against Bangladesh

By June 26, 2022

Kemar Roach took his 250th Test wicket as the West Indies closed in on victory against Bangladesh in St Lucia on Sunday.

At the close of the third day of the second Test at the Darren Sammy Stadium, Bangladesh batting a second time are 132-6 at stumps still needing 42 runs to force the West Indies to bat again.

Roach took the first three wickets and ended the day with figures of 3-32. He now has 252 Test wickets which moved him past Michael Holding and into the position of the sixth-highest wicket taker for the West Indies.

Najmul Hossain Shanto offered some resistance to the West Indies attack with a score of 42 before he was dismissed by Alzarri Joseph, who has so far taken 2-31.

The West Indies resumed from their overnight score of 340-5, a lead of 106. They extended the lead to 174 as they were dismissed for 408. Kyle Mayers, 126 not out overnight, was dismissed by Khaled Ahmed, who took 5-106.

Scores so far: Bangladesh 234 and 132-6, West Indies 408.

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