- Kyle Meyers also won double century, Windies studded in the first Test match of his career
- West Indies registered a resounding 3-wicket win in the first Test against Bangladesh
- Meyers hit 20 fours and 7 sixes in his unbeaten innings of 310 balls, forming a double century partnership with Bonners.
Playing his first Test match, Kyle Mayers Double Century put up a brilliant unbeaten double century and gave the West Indies a stunning three-wicket victory in the first Test against Bangladesh on Sunday. Meyers single-handedly took the lead and hit 20 fours and 7 sixes in his unbeaten innings of 310 balls.
Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat and scored 430 runs in the first innings. After this, the Windies team could score only 259 runs. Bangladesh then declared their second innings by scoring 223 runs for 8 wickets and the visiting team got a target of 395 runs to win. The Windies team achieved this on the 5th day, losing 7 wickets.
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Chasing a target of 395 runs, the Windies team’s 3 wickets fell to just 59 runs, but then with Bonner (86), Kyle Mayers not only handled but also ensured the victory. Both also shared a 216-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Bonner hit 10 fours and a six in his restrained innings of 245 balls.
Meyers made history with this and he became the first player to score a double century in the fourth innings of a debut test. Meyers, who came out to bat at number five, also showed restraint and also led the team to victory. Meyers, 28, has played only 3 ODIs and two T20 Internationals before.
In this way, the West Indies also became the team to achieve the biggest target in the fourth innings in Asia. Meyers also became the first player to make a double century in the fourth innings, making his debut in Asia.