Mayers ensured that the guests register the very best profitable Check run-chase in Asia.
When Mehidy Hasan Miraz decreased the West Indies to 59 for 3, few would have anticipated the West Indies to make a comeback within the Chattogram Check. Within the first 4 days, Bangladesh had the higher hand on the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. However the Tigers have been left shell-shocked by a person, named Kyle Mayers, who helped the guests chase down 395 and win by 4 wickets.
Bonner and Mayers make hay
When the primary day began, the Caribbean crew wanted 285 runs with seven wickets in hand. Kyle Mayers and Nkrumah Bonner had already gotten their eyes in, placing on 51 runs by the shut of the fourth day. However it went with out saying they needed to keep on with their good work proper from the phrase go. The Tigers would have felt on the entrance foot after dominating the guests for probably the most half.
However on the final day, the hosts needed to watch for as many as two classes to get their fourth wicket. Bonner and Mayers went on to placed on 216 runs for the fourth wicket. Each of them complimented one another. Whilst Bonner put his head down and staved off the Bangladesh bowling assault, Mayers stored the scoreboard ticking. Taijul Islam gave the Tigers aid eliminating the right-handed Bonner.
Mayers crushes Bangladesh
Bonner scored 86 runs off 245 balls with the assistance of 10 fours and one six. Jermaine Blackwood began his knock with a six, however then he perished to Nayeem Hasan. He tried to go downtown solely to see his stumps go for a stroll. However Mayers carried on in his personal merry approach. The left-hander joined arms with Joshua Da Silva and stitched collectively a partnership of 100 runs for the sixth wicket.
He was seeing the ball like a soccer, scoring his maiden Check ton off 178 balls. He took the onus on himself to information the West Indies by. And he did his job with precision. The southpaw notched a double ton off 303 balls and stayed unbeaten. His knock was laced with 20 fours and 7 large sixes. Bangladesh might really feel laborious carried out by as they didn’t have the companies of Shakib Al Hasan.
Right here’s how the netizens reacted:
West Indies. Unbelievable.
One of many biggest chases. 210 on debut for Mayers.
Beating Bangladesh on their house floor chasing 395. Wow West Indies. Appears like a yr the place
Away groups will dominate.#BANvWI pic.twitter.com/IA0Z2GC5yn
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) February 7, 2021
Kyle Mayers … Bear in mind the title !!! 4th innings 210no on debut to win the sport … ??? #BANvWI
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) February 7, 2021
Take a bow KYLE MAYERS! ???
— Shai Hope (@shaidhope) February 7, 2021
? ? Double Dapps ??
— Carlos Brathwaite (@TridentSportsX) February 7, 2021
— Lisa Sthalekar (@sthalekar93) February 7, 2021
Nothing shy of jaw dropping, 4th innings cricket in Chattogram! Kyle Mayers take a bow ????
— Joel Manning?? (@joelmpm) February 7, 2021
Mammoth effort from West Indies! ?
— The Cricketer (@TheCricketerMag) February 7, 2021
Kyle Mayers, on debut, has change into solely the 2nd batsman in historical past to attain a double-ton within the 4th innings of a profitable run-chase.
Gordon Greenidge, in 1984, scored 214* in a profitable 4th innings run-chase towards England at Lord’s.#BANvWI
— Israr Ahmed Hashmi (@IamIsrarHashmi) February 7, 2021
Double tons of in 4th inngs
223 G Headley v Eng Kingston 1929/30 (D)
219 Invoice Edrich v SA Durban 1938/39 (D)
221 S Gavaskar v Eng The Oval 1979 (D)
214*G Greenidge WI v Eng Lord’s 1984 (W)
222 N Astle v Eng Christchurch 2001/02 (L)
210*KYLE MAYERS WI v Ban 2020/21 (W)#BANvWI
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) February 7, 2021
Double-centuries on Check debut:
Tip Foster 287, 1903
Lawrence Rowe 214, 1972
Brendon Kuruppu, 201*, 1987
Matthew Sinclair 214, 1999
Jacques Rudolf 222*, 2003
Kyle Mayers 210*, 2021#BANvWI
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) February 7, 2021
What has this Mayers dude simply carried out
— Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) February 7, 2021
— Ajesh (@aj_21718) February 7, 2021
— SIPUN DHAL (@SipunDhal) February 7, 2021
Kyle Mayers is what Shimron Hetmyer might’ve been in check cricket ??
— நினைவுகள் வியாபாரி ? (@varun477) February 7, 2021
KYLE MAYERS! KYLE MAYERS! REMEMBER THE NAME!!!!!#BANvWI
— abdullah (@abdullah_ash1) February 7, 2021
Merely unbelievable from Kyle Mayers! ?
— Sam Morris PE (@SamMorrisPE) February 7, 2021