Bangladesh registers its lowest Test total

Bangladesh was bundled for mere 43 during the opening Test against West Indies in North Sound, Antigua. Its previous lowest was 62.

Opener Liton Das was the only batsman to have entered the double figures, with a score of 25.   -  AFP

Bangladesh succumbed to a deadly bowling attack from the West Indies, as it registered its lowest total of 43 in the five-day format, during the opening Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua on Wednesday.

Its previous lowest was 62, against Sri Lanka at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo in 2007. It is also the eighth lowest Test total in the history.

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It was fast bowler Kemar Roach, who ripped apart the Bangladeshi batting order with a phenomenal spell of five wickets for just eight runs, while Miguel Cummins supported him with three for just six. Opener Liton Das was the only batsman to have entered the double figures, with a score of 25.

ScoreOversRRInnsOppositionGroundMatch Date
4318.42.31vs West IndiesNorth Sound4 July, 2018
6225.22.441vs Sri LankaColombo (PSS)3 July, 2007
8627.43.13vs Sri LankaColombo (RPS)12 September, 2005
8731.52.733vs West IndiesDhaka8 December, 2002
8932.32.731vs Sri LankaColombo (SSC)25 June, 2007