Bangladesh finally turned things around on the third and final day of the official 3-say FC match against West Indies A after a forgettable first innnings where they were all out for 195 and let the Windies A team take a 53 run. A fine opening century stand between Tamim Iqbal (72) and Imrul Kayes (44) was the foundation that lead to a final score of 233/5 when stumps were drawn.
Tamim stayed at the crease for over three hours and scored his 72 off of 153 balls with nine fours. Other batsmen who spent some useful time at the crease included Raqibul Hasan (9) and Shakib Al Hasan(33).
For West Indies, off-spinner Ryan Austin showed fine form adding 4 more wickets to his first innings tally of 5.
Bangladesh now faces of against West Indies for the first Test which begins July 19 at Kingstown, Jamaica.