Mehidy Hasan's career best 4-29 helped Bangladesh restrict the Windies to 198-8 in 50 overs.
Bangladesh have won only eight matches out of the 99 Tests they have played till date. Five of those victories have come against Zimbabwe, two against West Indies and one against England.
Fans were not just enthralled by the cricketing skills of the two teams, but also left amused by a couple of incidents that occurred during the match.
Set a daunting target of 457 runs by Sri Lanka, Bangladesh reached 67-0 before bad light brought early stumps on the fourth day of the 1st Test
Bangladesh's Soumya Sarkar and Tamim Iqbal shared a century opening stand before Sri Lanka took two late wickets to tighten their grip on the first Test at Galle on Wednesday.
Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehedi Hasan's rigid partnership helped Bangladesh to attain some glory in the late afternoon as the visitors finished the day with 322/6 in the one-off Test in Hyderabad. They still trail India by 365 runs.
Shakib Al Hasan mounted a sterling fightback producing a rapid 127 with Soumya Sarkar who celebrated his return to Test cricket and maiden innings as an opener with 86 off 104 balls
Soumya Sarkar struck an impressive 48 as Bangladesh defeated Pakistan by five wickets in a thrilling finish at the Asia Cup.
Bangladesh 'A' will play three One-Day Internationals and two three-day matches against India 'A' between September 16 and 29.
Bangladesh have now won four home series in a row against Zimbabwe, Pakistan, India and now South Africa, winning 12 out of 14 ODIs in the process
Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the 1st ODI match between India and Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on Thursday.