A double hundred from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies take lead in the Khulna Test against Bangladesh of Friday.
Khulna: Marlon Samuels scored 260 runs to provide the West Indies with a 177-run first innings lead over Bangladesh at stumps Friday on the third day of the second and final test.
Story first published on: Friday, 23 November 2012 12:25
Shivnarine Chanderpaul was unbeaten on 109 with Denesh Ramdin not out on 4 at the end of the day as the West Indies cruised to 564-4 in reply to Bangladesh's first-innings total of 387.
Before lunch, Darren Bravo became the only casualty when he was trapped lbw for 127 by Sohag Gazi (2-143) to break up a 326-run, third wicket partnership with Samuels.
In the final session, Rubel Hossain (2-75) claimed Samuels, caught by Elias Sunny, intercepting him on 260 and ending the fourth-wicket stand for 177 runs.
Chanderpaul then continued and collected his total off 206 balls.