1st Test, Day 4: Campbell’s half-century helps West Indies beat Bangladesh, lead 1-0

The win helped West Indies consolidate their sixth place in the World Test Championship, taking 12 points to 43.75 with their points percentage. The win helps them move closer to Pakistan, which are in fifth place with 52.38 percent.

On the other hand, Bangladesh, which is currently at the bottom, has dropped its mark percentage to 14.81.

Chasing just 84 runs to win in the fourth innings, West Indies had an early scare and were reduced to 9/3. However, John Campbell and Jermaine Blackwood got the team out of trouble, needing just 35 runs at the start of the fourth day.

On Day 4, Campbell hit two fours, if any, in the second over of the day to set off the blow. Campbell scored his maiden fifty at home and ended the game with a six.

The second and final Test of the series will begin on Friday (24 June) at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia. The Test series will be followed by three T20Is and as many ODIs.

Brief scores: Bangladesh 103 and 245 (Nurul Hasan 64, Shakib Al Hasan 63; Kemar Roach 5-53, Alzarri Joseph 3-55) lost to West Indies 265 and 88/3 (John Campbell 58 not out, Jermaine Blackwood 26 not out) ; Khalid Ahmed 3-27) by 7 wickets

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