Friday, February 23, 2018

Bishoo’s ‘five-for’ puts visitors in control*


CHIEF DESTROYER: West Indies spinner Devendra Bishoo.

Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo’s fourth five-wicket haul in Tests handed West Indies a precious 60-run first innings lead, and the Caribbean side then batted themselves into control of the opening Test against Zimbabwe on the second day yesterday.
Exploiting the turning pitch at Queens Sports Club, the 31-year-old picked up five for 79 as Zimbabwe, responding to West Indies’ disappointing 219, were restricted to a paltry 159 in their first innings.

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