Kyle Mayers scored unbeaten 210 to help West Indies gun down 395 against Bangladesh in Chattogram. With the knock, the debutant entered in the record books to claim numerous accolades.

Kyle Mayers scored a match-winning double hundred as West Indies chased down 395 vs Bangladesh (Courtesy- Cricket Australia)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Debutant Kyle Mayers helped West Indies chase down 395 runs vs Bangladesh in Chattogram
  • Mayers became only the second player to score a double hundred in a successful chase
  • West Indies registered 5th highest successful run chase in the history of Test cricket

Debutant Kyle Mayers’s unbeaten 210 and Nkrumah Bonner’s 86 helped West Indies overhaul a 395-run target to win the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh and take a 1-0 series lead on Sunday. Mayers became the 14th West Indies player to score a century on Test debut and played a pivotal role in his team’s come-from-behind victory on the final day in Chattogram. The visitors now have an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the 2-match series against the Bangla Tigers.

28-year-old Kyle Mayers, playing in his first Test, created several records enroute his double ton on the final day of the Test. The left-hander became only the 6th player to score a double hundred on Test debut.

Also, he now claims the record of highest runs in the fourth innings of the Test by a dubutant. Moreover, the Barbados-born has become only the second player to score a double hundred in a successful chase. His overall score of 250 runs (1st and 2nd innings combined) is the 4th highest match aggregate on Test debut. Further, Mayers is the first cricketer to score a 4th innings double ton in Asia.

The Test match also saw West Indies register 5th highest successful run chase in the history of Test cricket.

Highest targets successfully chased in 4th innings

418 WI vs Aus St John’s 2003

414 SA vs Aus Perth 2008/09

404 Aus vs Eng Leeds 1948

403 Ind vs WI Port of Spain 1975/76

395 WI vs Ban Chattogram 2020/21



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