Bangladesh register third series win against West Indies
Dhaka, January 23: After the announcement of the West Indies squad for the Bangladesh tour, there was a hint about the result. It was a matter of seeing how well the Bangladesh team played. In the first match, the Caribbeans were bowled out for 122 and the hosts won by 6 wickets. West Indies scored 148 runs in the second match on Friday. In response, Bangladesh lost 3 wickets, thanks to captain Tamim Iqbal's fifty, they won the second game and sealed the series.
Liton Das could not make the innings big even after a good start while chasing the target of 149 runs. He hit some boundaries and went back to the dressing room in the sixth over.
He made 22 runs off 24 balls before being dismissed. Nazmul Hossain Shanto once again disappointed. He scored 17 runs from 26 balls.
Earlier, West Indies opener Sunil Ambris started positively after his team won the toss and opted to bat. He greeted Rubel Hossain with a boundary off the first ball of the second over- Rubel's first. But like the first match, he went back to the pavillion a little later. Like in the previous match, he was sent back by Mostafizur. Mehdi Hasan Miraj easily caught the ball that touched the edge of his bat. Ambris managed to score 6 runs off 15 balls.
After losing the first wicket for 10 runs, Joshua da Silva hinted at resistance with debutant Kjorn Ottley. The two added 26 runs.
In the 11th over of the innings, Hasan Mahmud was pulled for a six. However, as soon as the spin came, the resistance of Joshua-Ottley broke. Miraj returned two in one over.
In all, Miraj took 4 wickets for just 25 runs in 9.4 overs. This is the best bowling figure of his career in ODIs. Besides, Shakib Al Hasan and Mostafizur Rahman took two wickets each.