Tamim, Kayes slam doors on Pakistan
Tamim and Kayes slam doors on Pakistan..
Tamim and Kayes slam doors on Pakistan..
The mind boggling opening remain between Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes passed the 300-run imprint, setting more records while making short work of what had appeared like a match-winning lead for Pakistan somewhat more than 24 hours prior and achieved, verifiably, one of the top spots in Bangladesh cricket legend.
Kayes, who moved shoulder to shoulder with Tamim amid the stand, fell for 150, yet there was no halting Tamim. He had kick-began Bangladesh's resurgence in the Test and went ahead with enduring resolve to enlist the most noteworthy Test score - 206 - by a Bangladesh batsman.
As Tamim strolled back after an uncommon slip-up in the 99th over, Mohammad Hafeez, the effective bowler, was the first to praise him on an exciting innings that was both quiet and venturesome. What's more, it took a stab at during an era of sadness in the crew. Kayes' innings was no less indispensable.
The attract Khulna was in accordance with upgrades Bangladesh have demonstrated crosswise over organizations after a troublesome 2014. The change happened some place along the home arrangement win against Zimbabwe last October, proceeded through the World Container down under and if there were still questions after the ODI and Twenty20 wins against Pakistan, the first Test ought to subdue them.
It was the first run through in nine Tests that Pakistan were not ready to constrain a win against Bangladesh. Independent of the conditions, which detail alone was a tremendous help for Bangladesh cricket. Pakistan, a couple of rungs over the home side in Test rankings, are still top choices in front of the Dhaka Test, however will be under serious weight.
The seeds of uncertainty for Pakistan were exclusively sown by the Tamim-Kayes stand. The striking highlight of the batsmanship was the capacity to change gears occasionally. Various wonderful innings have been played by Bangladesh batsmen before, yet very few have seen batsmen wedding individual objectives with group necessity as flawlessly as Tamim and Kayes did in this Test.
Tamim had said before the begin of play on the last day that it was essential for Bangladesh to keep their fixation through the first session as they were still behind in the Test, and both he and Kayes required significant investment to set themselves up once more. Just six runs were scored in the initial five overs, with Kayes playing out three ladies on the jog from Junaid Khan, one more than what they had played in the 61 overs yesterday.
The pitch had declined to change much however it was the fifth day yet Junaid was turning around the ball both courses in that beginning spell. Kayes was spared by within edge first chunk of the morning as one swung in late. At that point Tamim was amazed by a horrendous inswinger that struck him flush on the boot, the batsman falling forward on his elbows in the wake of losing offset. That conveyance would have brushed the leg stump, as well. On the off chance that there was any aftereffect from yesterday, it was rightfully shaken off.
Two balls later, Tamim watchfully cut a comparative conveyance to fine leg before Kayes, in the same over, inclined toward a more full conveyance to hit the first limit of the day, which drew the pair level with Colin Cowdrey and Geoff Puller's 55-year-old record of the most astounding opening remain in second innings of a Test. In the following over, Tamim ventured out of the wrinkle and freshly drove Yasir Shah through spreads to place Bangladesh ahead of the pack.
What's more, much the same as that, they were back in journey mode once more. Bangladesh came to 300 in the 69th over, Tamim touched 150 in the 71st and Kayes went along with him three overs later. While Tamim went ahead to pass his past best of 151, Kayes, looking to push the scoring, holed out at long-off.
Unaffected by the release, Tamim carried on in a controlled way, his placidness chewing on the last scrap of trust Pakistan may have harbored. Mominul Haque traveled every which way, missing a more full conveyance to give Junaid his first wicket of the match, yet the score continued moving along.
At that point, as though awakening an evening sleep, Tamim shocked Yasir Shah to move from 182 to 194 in two balls. In the following over, in the wake of being beaten on the charge, he crushed Junaid down the ground for his seventh six to move past Mushfiqur Rahim's 200.
At the season of Tamim's release, Bangladesh's lead had swelled to 103 runs. Shakib Al Hasan drove the drudgery of Pakistan bowlers and took the score past 413, Bangladesh's past most elevated second-innings aggregate to inevitable 555 for 6, their best against Pakistan. It was likewise the first run through Pakistan had released more than 500 in the second innings.