West Indies chased down a goal of 395 on the ultimate day in Chattogram to win the match by three wickets and safe a 1-0 lead against Bangladesh right here on Sunday. The chase was made doable by Mayers’ unbeaten knock of 210.
“West Indies win. Kyle Mayers’ incredible 210* guides the visitors to a three-wicket victory over Bangladesh. This is the fifth-highest successful fourth-innings chase in Test history,” the International Cricket Council (ICC) tweeted.
Kyle Mayers’ splendid double ton guides West Indies to a historic win.#BANvWI first Test report 👇https://t.co/N6JpYDvqw6
— ICC (@ICC) 1612700857000
“Kyle Mayers becomes the 6th player to score a Test double century on debut! What an innings!” West Indies Cricket tweeted.
Kyle Mayers turns into the sixth participant to attain a Test double century on debut!👏🏾 What an innings!🔥#BANvWI… https://t.co/mH9Z4jEHUA
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) 1612693819000
Former India batsman Virender Sehwag termed it as “one of the greatest chases”. “West Indies. Unbelievable. One of the greatest chases. 210 on debut for Mayers. Beating Bangladesh on their home ground chasing 395. Wow West Indies. Looks like a year where Away teams will dominate. #BANvWI,” Virender Sehwag tweeted.
West Indies. Unbelievable. One of the greatest chases. 210 on debut for Mayers.Beating Bangladesh on their dwelling g… https://t.co/scnkYaubVz
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 1612694894000
Former cricketer VVS Laxman wrote: “Historic chase by @windiescricket. Against all odds, beating Bangladesh on their home ground chasing 395 is a incredible achievement. Congrats Kyle Mayers on your maiden double hundred on debut and that too in the 4th innings. Remarkable achievement. #BANvWI.”
Historic chase by @windiescricket. Against all odds, beating Bangladesh on their dwelling floor chasing 395 is a inc… https://t.co/GQEs5Yti7A
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) 1612703918000
Calling it a sensational win, former West Indies batsman Vivian Richards tweeted: “What a sensational win from the @windiescricket. We never stop fighting and that’s what we proved today. Absolutely buzzing with the winning feeling. Test Cricket you beauty!!! #BANvWI.”
What a sensational win from the @windiescricket. We by no means cease combating and that is what we proved immediately. Absolutely… https://t.co/dG8E9kjVt7
— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) 1612704411000
West Indies’ Shai Hope wrote: “Take a bow KYLE MAYERS!”.
Take a bow KYLE MAYERS! 🗣👏🏽
— Shai Hope (@shaidhope) 1612693124000
England pacer Stuart Broad stated Test cricket is flying at the second as he additionally talked about the ongoing match between India and England in Chennai. “Wonderful Test Match Day in India. Had a bit of everything. Wickets, great shots, fantastic catches. Test cricket is flying at the moment, have a look what the Windies have done…,” Broad wrote.
Wonderful Test Match Day in India. Had a bit of every thing. Wickets, nice pictures, implausible catches. Test cricket i… https://t.co/3MA1KbG9sK
— Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) 1612697669000
England scored 578 runs of their first innings with the assist of Joe Root’s double ton. At stumps on day three, India’s rating learn 257/6, with Washington Sundar (33*) and Ravichandran Ashwin (8*) on the area, trailing England by 321 runs.