West Indies equalled an unwanted record dating back 139 years as their top five batsmen were all bowled on day two of the second Test against Bangladesh.

It is only the third such instance in the history of Test cricket, after great Ashes rivals Australia and England inflicted the ignominy upon each other way back in 1879 and 1890.

Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell, Sunil Ambris, Roston Chase and Shai Hope were all cleaned up by Mehidy Hasan and Shakib Al Hasan as the Windies capitulated to 29-5 in response to Bangladesh's mammoth 508.

Shimron Hetmyer and Shane Dowrich steadied the rapidly sinking ship, guiding the tourists to 75-5 at stumps, after Mahmudullah's superb 138 had put the Tigers firmly in control.

Here's a run-down of how the Windies' miserable reply unfolded:

 

Brathwaite b Shakib 0 (0.6ovs, 0-1)

After almost two days in the field, the visiting captain lasted just six deliveries, bowled through the gate attempting a drive.

Powell b Mehidy 4 (5.3ovs, 6-2)

Brathwaite's opening partner fared little better, playing for turn only to be done by a slider that sneaked through the gap between bat and pad to take middle.

Ambris b Shakib 7 (8.6ovs, 17-3)

The most senseless of the five dismissals. Ambris charged down the pitch and was deceived by a shorter length as the ball passed him by and crashed into the stumps.

Chase b Mehidy 0 (9.3ovs, 20-4)

Like Powell, Chase played for turn, but in keeping his bat inside the line only saw the ball nip past the outside edge and flatten off stump as he departed for a golden duck.

Hope b Mehidy 10 (11.6ovs, 29-5)

Perhaps the only one of the quintet to count himself unfortunate, as Hope could do little about a grubber that barely bounced before taking the off peg.

All of West Indies' top five batsmen were bowled as they finished day two of the second Test with Bangladesh in tatters, a mammoth 433 behind their opponents' first-innings total of 508.

The home side almost doubled their overnight score of 259-5 in Dhaka on Saturday, thanks largely to 136 from Mahmudullah and excellent contributions from Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das.

And West Indies are staring down the barrel of a 2-0 defeat in the two-match series after crumbling to 75-5 in the final session as Shakib (2-15) and Mehidy Hasan (3-36) ripped through the top order.

Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell, Sunil Ambris, Roston Chase and Shai Hope were all comprehensively bowled - the first time the top five have all been dismissed in such a manner in a Test innings since 1890.

A day that ended in shambolic fashion might perhaps have unfolded entirely more positively for the tourists had Mahmudullah not been given the benefit of the doubt on 32 when replays of a low catch to second slip off Kemar Roach proved inconclusive.

Shakib, who resumed on 55, struck three successive fours off Chase in the following over and advanced his score to 80 before edging Roach to gully.

His replacement Das picked up the baton, reaching fifty with a drilled four through the covers off Chase before he was bowled by Brathwaite when attempting a reverse sweep on 54, ending a stand of 92.

Jomel Warrican had Mehidy (18) caught behind before Mahmudullah cut Chase to the boundary to bring up his third Test hundred. Taijul Islam (26) also departed to an edge behind off Brathwaite and, three balls after being dropped by Hope, Mahmudullah was finally bowled by Warrican to end the innings.

After the best part of two days in the field, the Windies batsmen looked weary as Brathwaite fell to Shakib at the end of the first over for a duck.

Powell (4) followed in similar circumstances five overs later to Mehidy, who also cleaned up Chase (0) and Hope (10) after Shakib had benefited from Ambris' (7) senseless charge down the track, summing up the Windies' day in a nutshell.

 

Taijul Islam tore through West Indies and Shakib Al Hasan made history as Bangladesh sealed a 64-run victory on day three of the first Test in Chittagong.

The Windies were set 204 for victory after bowling the Tigers out for just 125 on a pitch offering sharp turn, but they were 11-4 at lunch and folded to 139 all out.

Taijul did much of the damage, taking 6-33, and Shakib became the fastest to 3000 Test runs and 200 wickets in his 54th match in the longest format - beating Ian Botham's record - as Bangladesh claimed a first home win over West Indies.

Sunil Ambris (43) and Jomel Warrican (41) spared Kraigg Brathwaite's side total humiliation, but they will have to go back to the drawing board after going 1-0 down in the two-match series.

Bangladesh resumed with a lead of 133 but in trouble on 55-5 and Shannon Gabriel - banned for the second Test after a clash with Imrul Kayes on day one - got an early breakthrough by cleaning up Mushfiqur Rahim.

Mehidy Hasan and Mahmudullah (31) guided the Tigers over the 100 mark, but Devendra Bishoo (4-26) took three quick wickets before Roston Chase (3-18) dismissed Taijul to end the innings.

The Windies had 5.5 overs to see out before lunch, but they were teetering at the break after Shakib (2-30) and Taijul took two wickets apiece in a dramatic passage of play.

Kieran Powell gifted Shakib his 200th scalp when he was stumped attempting a slog down the track and the all-rounder struck again by snaring Shai Hope caught behind.

Taijul removed captain Brathwaite with his first ball and also dismissed Chase lbw in the same over to put West Indies deeper in the mire at lunch.

Shimron Hetmyer again went on the attack, just as he did in the first innings, and made a brisk 27 before holing out to Mehidy (2-27), then Taijul saw the back of Shane Dowrich and Bishoo as the Tigers closed in on victory.

The Windies were 75-8 after Bangladesh successfully reviewed when Taijul rapped Kemar Roach in front but the pacemen was given not out.

Warrican finally provided some support for Ambris in a ninth-wicket stand of 63, but Shakib took a sharp catch at midwicket to get rid of the spinner and Taijul's sixth wicket ended a fast-moving Test.

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