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Summary

  1. England win by 22 runs; lead series 1-0
  2. Stokes (2-20) takes last two wickets
  3. Ban 248 & 263 - Sabbir 64 not out
  4. Batty 3-65, Broad 2-26, Moeen 2-60
  5. Eng 293 & 240 - Stokes 85; Ban 248

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By Phil Dawkes

All times stated are UK

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That's all folks...

I told you it would be short and sweet.

It was worth the early rise if you are an England fan. They held their nerve, dug deep and got the victory.

Bangladesh may not have won this Test but, on the evidence of their performance here, a big result in five-day cricket is not far away.

Will it come in the second Test? Join us at the end of this week to find out. Now get yourself back to bed for an hour.

Continuing coverage

Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell
BBC

Further reaction and material on this remarkable first Test will be available on our cricket pages throughout today. 5 live sports extra will replay the final session of Bangladesh v England at the top of each hour between 07:00 and 12:00 BST this morning with the last play out at 11:00.

On BBC Radio 5 live later, Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan will be taking to the airwaves at 21:30 to offer their thoughts on the match.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

I hazard a guess we won't get a more exciting Test match than this in the next six, but I hope we do.

'Rising to the challenge'

More from Trevor Bayliss, speaking to Sky Sports: "He [Ben Stokes] is well on track to becoming a very good player. I don't want to give him to much credit or he might not fit through the door. He has worked hard on playing spin. He smothered it and played the bad ball. He was our best batter.

"The challenge for Gary [Ballance] is the same as for any batter in the top four. When it is kicking out the rough and staying lower it is difficult. Against Pakistan he was one of our best players of spin. It will be tough but he is working hard on meeting the challenge."

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And now the debate turns to what changes (if any) England should make for the second Test...

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This was the 53rd Test played in Bangladesh - 52 played by the Tigers, plus a Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test in Dhaka in 1999 (the final of the Asian Test Championship).

'We showed what we are made of'

England coach Trevor Bayliss, speaking to Sky Sports: "A great Test match. I am sure it was a great watch on TV. The boys showed what they are made of. They are adaptable. We still have things to learn on these wickets but a win here will take us a long way.

"We have world class seamers who can reverse the ball. Stokes, at the end of the first innings, was swinging the old ball. The Bangladesh players are brought up on these wickets. They can play spin quite well."

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Ebnul Karim: Does DRS stand for Dharmasena Review System? Can anyone tell me how impact outside is out? Batsman's bat behind the leg.

If the impact is outside the line of off stump, the batsman can only be given out if (in the opinion of the umpire) he is not playing a shot. Here's the full laws from MCC - featuring an animation voiced by Stephen Fry.

'So happy to have played in this Test'

More from England vice-captain Joe Root on Sky Sports: "No sign of nerves [from coach Trevor Bayliss]. Maybe some relief. He is very, very relaxed. It is a big asset to have around this game, especially with some younger players making their debuts. 

"This isn't a pitch I want to play on every week but I am so happy to have played a part in this Test match."

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'Stokes is getting better and better'

England vice-captain Joe Root on Sky Sports: "Sabbir could have put us under a lot of pressure if he had got hold of one of the spinners. It was a nervy start but we have lots of experience in our seam attack.

"Ben Stokes has been a fantastic cricketer. He is getting better and better and more confident. He is a natural leader on the field. Always 100%. People want to play with him. You know things are going to happen.

"There are times when it doesn't quite work for him but then there are games like this when it comes off. The best thing about him is that even when it doesn't work he is the first one putting his hand up and wanting the ball back."

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BB: Not the best time to hit snooze button, missed it all and now wide awake and it's half five and it's my day off.

Jack Blackburn: Can we just acknowledge the beauty of the sponsors name making Ben Stokes the "Rocket Man of the Match"?

Man of the match

Man of the match Ben Stokes: "We pretty much knew it would myself, Broady or Woakes to take the ball first up with the way it was reversing. But we always had the option of spin if it wasn't moving.

"I have started off pretty well but it is a long winter from here. Hopefully this is just the starting point and I can perform on a consistent basis.

"I had to tighten up my technique against spin, especially with lots of men around the bat.

"Plenty of sun cream is needed out here! It is all in the training. We bat for long periods of time so our bodies are used to the conditions."

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Dr Tom Wilkinson: Playing a shot?! His bat was behind his leg, of course he wasn't!

Ian Bradley: If he was playing a shot at that ball, so was I, in Swindon.

The Mighty Mojo: S Ravi & Kumar Dharmasena are now going to have a cold beer in a darkened room...

Captain's view

England captain Alastair Cook: "It was a really good test match. I didn't think we would be here on day five. It was a tight game and it is a shame there is a loser.

"I am happy we showed the character to hold our nerve. The seamers saw us home.

"The ball was reversing and we have three very good reverse seam bowlers. I was not going to hedge my bets. They would have attacked the spinners. I went with seam, knowing I could change to spinners with the new ball coning. 

"I want to thank out loyal 12 or 15 fans who have come out to support us. Even that makes it special to play for England.

"Ben [Stokes] balances the side for us. We can play an extra spinner in these conditions. He may have a lot of skill and talent but he has a huge heart. You can't get the ball out of his hand.

"As part of the seven test match odyssey we are on here, the spinners will improve. They will be better for this experience."

Man of the match: Ben Stokes

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on Test Match Special

Stokes got the ball reversing in about the 60th over in the first innings. But he kept running in hard with pace, and that has aided him in getting those wickets. This is going against his natural instincts as he wants to hit the pitch as a bowler and get after the ball as a batsman - he's matured as a cricketer.

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

It's easy to come here as a quick bowler, bowl a few overs and expect the spinners to get on with it. But quality seam bowling, with some reverse swing, has a role to play out here.

England's bowling (and batting) conundrum

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on Test Match Special

For me, Gary Ballance hasn't offered anything. He hasn't looked competent at all. Ansari is the only left-arm spinner in the squad and he offers something with the bat, so it would give them another option.

Captain's view

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim: "Probably it was not in our favour, 33 runs and two wickets, but the boys put in so much effort over the last five day, after 15 months,I'm really proud. The boys showed their character and fought hard over five days. I am happy with that.

"If we could score 290 in the first innings we could have easily have chased down the total in the last innings. Stokes took that away from us.

"Sabbir has been outstanding in the last one-and-a-half years. He played really well. Mehedi bowled really well in his first game.

"I thought it was a good track. It was difficult but not unplayable. Hopefully we can come up with some good plans in Dhaka. We have good spinners who can take wickets."

England's bowling conundrum

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

There's still Zafar Ansari in the squad - do they need to play three fast bowlers? Do they continue playing Rashid?

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on Test Match Special

I think the new ball would have been quite easy for the batsmen to get away, a couple of blows and the game could have been over, so it was the right decision [not to take it]. He could have gone with Broad and Batty if he wanted a spinner at one end, but Stokes has been unbelievable with the old ball. I'd have been nervous bowling Rashid or Moeen Ali - the only options were Stokes, Batty and Broad.

Does that betray the fact that Cook might not be confident in Rashid and Moeen?

I think it does. What worries me is that they're skilful bowlers, but not quite as consistent - look at Mehedi, who Bangladesh gave the new ball to. He [Cook] didn't have confidence in them.

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Steve Clark: Clearly not playing a shot. Bat came down as an afterthought when he realised he had made an error.

Wesley Spearman: Need further proof Test matches should stay five days long?

dukkhaboy: Did England win because when it gets tight they are better? And as Bangladesh don't play nearly as many Tests as England do?

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

I think the third umpire starts with a clean slate so he has to decide whether Shafiul was playing a shot - and I didn't think he was. Was that bat seriously threatening to hit the ball? No. But I suspect there'll be some chuntering from Bangladesh.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on Test Match Special

What did you think after the last wicket?

He's technically not offering a shot, but you know the number 11 probably processes it a bit slower. The ball was tailing back, my gut feeling it was out and it was the right decision as there wasn't a clear intention to play a shot. How many different reviews have we had?

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

It's one of the best games I've seen for a long time. Radio Bangladesh have gone already! It might have been different if they'd won. 

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Harry McCrea: Might have actually been good for Test cricket had Bangladesh won, but well fought England.

Matthew Mansfield: Nice and quick in the end. Great result and yet again another superb Test match. Why this form will always survive.

England win by 22 runs

The argument over whether Shafiul was playing a shot or not will rumble on. The fact is, though, that England have won a fantastic game of cricket by 22 runs.

Cruel on Bangladesh as they were so, so close to their most famous Test win, but the tourists have dug deep and pulled a win out of the bag.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

He may have been trying to play a shot, but couldn't jam his bat down in time. He was half a second too late.

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

If he'd been playing a shot, he wouldn't have been out.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

If he's been hit outside the line but is deemed to be playing a shot, who decides that? The third umpire.

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Shafiul lbw Stokes 0 (Ban 263)

He's out! It's over! England have won! The ball is shown to be clipping off to give us umpire's call. There is some controversy, though. Was he playing a shot or not? If he was then the fact he was hot outside the line saves him. Clearly, the umpires believe no shot was being played.

Umpire review

Ban 263-9

Oh lets end this on a review shall we?! Stokes traps Shafiul on the pad playing a very nervous forward prod. The bat is nowhere in the equation.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

I bet you England wouldn't have reviewed that if we hadn't gone past the 80-over mark as they wouldn't have two left. What confused us, and would have given Bangladesh some optimism, was the manner of the shot Taijul played as he went a long way over to the off side.

A critical moment of the match. Shafiul, let's not forget, has a Test half-century.

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Taijul lbw Stokes 16 (Ban 263-9)

It's out! The review system was always going to play a big role in this finale. The 25th time we have gone upstairs results in another over-turn as the ball is shown to be hitting then middle of leg stump. Sabbir is on his knees, forehead resting on his bat. England are bouncing.

Umpire review

Ban 263-8

Big appeal. England want lbw against Taijul. The ball has gone down to fine leg and they have run two. My instinct is that it is going down, but the reviews have been refreshed and England are desperate so why not have a look?

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

I know we've only had three overs, but it's not doing much for the seamers.

Ban 263-8

23 runs required

Taijul's technique is not pretty but it is proving effective. He is doing a cracking job so far. He flicks the ball off his legs to pick up another single and keep the strike for what you assume will be Stokes again.

Ban 262-8

24 runs required

England are still happy to let Sabbir have a single. He taps Broad into the off side and sprints through.