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Bangladesh registered their lowest score in Test match cricket as they collapsed for 43 against West Indies in the first test match here at Antigua.
West Indies won the toss and put the opposition into bat trying to take advantage of the bowler friendly conditions. They used the moist and green pitch to their fullest picking up all 10 wickets in just 18.4 overs.
Kemar Roach was the pick of the bowlers picking up 5 while Holder and Cummins chipped in with 2 and 3 wickets respectively. Litton Das on the other hand top scored for Bangladesh scoring 25 runs.
Here is how Twitter reacted to Bangladesh’s collapse:
Lowest Test totals in 21st century-
43- Bangladesh vs Windies, North Sound, today
45- New Zealand vs South Africa, Cape Town, 2013
47- Windies vs England, Kingston, 2004
47-Australia vs South Africa, Cape Town, 2011
49- Pakistan vs South Africa, Johannesburg, 2013#WIvBAN
— Imran Hasan (@Imranhasan02) July 4, 2018
ROACH ON FIRE! 🔥
— ICC (@ICC) July 4, 2018
43 ALL OUT
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) July 4, 2018
Shortest first inngs of a Test (balls faced):
111 Aus v Eng, Trent Bridge, 2015
112 Ban v WI, North Sound, 2018 *
113 Aus v Eng, Lord's, 1896
116 NZ v SA, Cape Town, 2013#WIvBAN
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) July 4, 2018
Bangladesh bowled out for 43 in 18.4 overs. Outstanding from the West Indies. Roach took his 5 wickets in 12 balls. Incredible. #WIvBAN
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 4, 2018
#WIvBAN The WINDIES has bowled out Bangladesh for its lowest ever Test total.
— WINDIES (@westindies) July 4, 2018
Bangladesh bowled out for 43 in just 99 minutes and 18.4 overs in Antigua.
Bangladesh's lowest total in Tests
Lowest total by any side vs Windies
Lowest total in Windies
10th joint lowest total in Tests
8th shortest completed innings in Tests#WIvBAN
— Rajneesh Gupta (@rgcricket) July 4, 2018
Kemar Roach is on fire at Antigua. He has five wickets at the end of the ninth over. Only Vernon Philander and Stuart Broad have achieved the same since 2000. #WIvBAN #BANvWI pic.twitter.com/ETacej9UGX
— CricXtasy (@CricXtasy) July 4, 2018
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) July 4, 2018
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) July 4, 2018