Bangladesh vs West Indies: Clinical Bangladesh Seal Series as Mehidy Hasan Takes Four

Tamim Iqbal hit a half-century and spinner Mehidy Hasan claimed a profession greatest 4 for 25 on Friday as Bangladesh beat a weakened West Indies by seven wickets to seal the three-match, at some point sequence 2-0.Tamim hit 50 off 76 balls to steer Bangladesh to 149-Three in 33.2 overs after West Indies, lacking practically all their prime stars, have been all out for 148 on the Sher-e-Bangla Nationwide Stadium in Dhaka.

Bangladesh received Wednesday’s opening match by six wickets and saved up the strain after the West Indies stand-in captain Jason Mohammad received the toss and opted to bat.  Mehidy led the assault whereas spinner Shakib Al Hasan and pacer Mustafizur Rahman complemented with two wickets every.

Rovman Powell hit 41 off 66 balls whereas debutant opener Kjorn Ottley and Nkrumah Bonner made 24 and 20 respectively to spice up the West Indies rating.West Indies spinner Akeal Hossain trapped Liton Das for 22 earlier than skipper Mohammed grabbed the wicket of Najmul Hossain for 17 to present West Indies some hope.Tamim, who hit three fours and a six, and the skilled Shakib then pissed off the guests to verify of victory. Shakib remained unbeaten on 43.

“It was good to spend a while within the center,” Tamim stated.”There’s a number of starvation within the dressing room, and there are folks breaking the door down like Saif (Mohammad Saifuddiin) and Taskin (Ahmed),” he added.West Indies skipper Mohammed was once more disenchanted with the efficiency of his facet.”We did not construct partnerships and misplaced wickets in clusters, in order that’s simply not adequate. There’s some positives, however hopefully another guys put their arms up as nicely,” he stated.

Mustafizur claimed the primary breakthrough for Bangladesh by eradicating Sunil Ambris for six hitting a catch to Mehidy.West Indies’ wicket woes solely elevated when Bangladesh launched their spinners. Mehidy eliminated Ottley and Joshua Da Silva (5) in the identical over whereas Shakib bowled Andre McCarthy for less than three.Kyle Mayers, the very best scorer within the earlier match, was run out for zero earlier than Shakib trapped skipper Mohammed leg-before for 11 to go away the West Indies floundering at 67-6.

Powell and Alzarri Joseph placed on 32 for the ninth wicket to assist West Indies previous 100 runs.Mustafizur, who gave away simply two runs in his opening 4 overs, returned to take away Joseph for 17. Mehidy stumped Powell to wrap-up the innings in 43.four overs.

The ultimate match is in Chittagong on Monday.


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