Bangladesh accomplished a clean sweep of the West Indies by securing a 120-run victory on Monday within the third and last ODI.
Skipper Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah all hit half-centuries to assist Bangladesh put up 297-6 after West Indies captain Jason Mohammed elected to bowl first.
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The vacationers had been bowled out for 177 in 44.2 overs, with Bangladesh’s bowlers denying them any important partnerships.
“The starvation that the boys confirmed, coming again into worldwide cricket after such a very long time, was considerable,” Tamim stated.
“However we needed 100 from our prime 5, and in the present day was a chance. We couldn’t get that.” Tamim scored 64 from 80 balls on the prime of the order to determine the innings whereas Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah paced the innings in direction of the tip. All three scored 64.
Shakib hit an affected person 51, his first half-century since returning to cricket following a suspension imposed by the Worldwide Cricket Council for his failure to report corrupt approaches.
Bangladesh misplaced Liton Das without scoring within the first over earlier than Nazmul Hossain was trapped lbw by Kyle Mayers for 20, leaving Bangladesh at 38-2 in ninth over. A 93-run third-wicket stand between Tamim and Shakib steadied the innings.
West Indies quick bowler Alzarri Joseph broke the partnership, dismissing Tamim, after which Shakib was bowled by Raymon Reifer.
Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim shared 72 off 58 balls for the fifth wicket to maintain the scoring charge up.
Joseph and Reifier took two wickets every.
“I feel our efficiency has been beneath par,” West Indies coach Phil Simmons stated.
“We restricted them beneath 300 on this wicket, which is nice. Our batting has been poor all through the sequence.” Bangladesh quick bowler Mustafizur Rahman denied West Indies a fluent begin in its pursuit of a stiff chase. He broke by with the wicket of Kjorn Ottley earlier than eradicating Sunil Ambris (13) for the third time in a row within the sequence.
Off-spinner Mehidy Hasan and Saifuddin then ripped by the centre order, lowering the guests to 93-5. Rovman Powell counter-attacked and hit 47 off 49 balls with two fours and two sixes to be the group’s top-scorer Saifuddin returned 3-51 whereas Mustafizur and Hasan claimed two wickets every. The 2 groups will play a two-match Test sequence beginning February 3