Bangladesh secures 1st win vs England with 108-run victory

Published On: October 30, 2016 05:01 PM NPT By: Associated Press

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 23: Offspinner Mehedi Hasan claimed a Bangladesh test match record of 12-159 as his side secured a first-ever win against England — a comfortable 108-run victory — to level the series 1-1 on Sunday.

Mehedi took 6-77 in the second innings to rip through England, which lost all 10 wickets in the post-lunch session in its pursuit of 273 runs to win.

Left arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan complemented his effort with 4-49 with three wickets in four balls to help the side earn the victory inside three days.

England captain Alastair Cook made 59 and Ben Duckett scored 54 as they kept the side unscathed before lunch, reaching 100-0.


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