(WI all-rounder Kyle Mayers)

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Patna : West Indies (WI) stunned fancied Bangladesh (Ban) by three wickets on Day in 1st test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram, Bangladesh, on February 7, 2021, as debutant all-rounder Kyle Mayers, 28, scored an unbeaten 210 in 310 balls hitting 20 fours and 7 sixes taking the cricket world by storm. It was highest run chase in Asia. Bangladesh had drubbed WI 3-0 in the three-match ODI series in January 2021.

Set a target of 395 runs, WI who had conceded a first innings lead of 171 runs, scored 395/7 in 127.3 overs. With this historic as well as sensational win, WI have gone 1-0 up in two-test series. Bangladesh had won the toss and opted to bat. Bangladesh scored 430 runs in their first innings and 223 in second innings. WI had scored a modest 259 in their first innings. The 2nd test begins on February 11, 2021.

( WI all-rounder Nkrumah Bonner)

Mayers and Nkrumah Bonner, 32, also an all-rounder, and Kyle Mayers added 216 runs for the 4th wicket in a massive rescue act. Bonner fell lbw to Taijul Islam for 86 in 245 balls with 10 fours and 1 six.

Kyle Mayers, who had scored 40 runs in WI first innings, was named Player Of The Match.