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ICC World Cup 2019

Windies set Bangladesh 322-run target

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Update: 2019-06-17 7:42:16 PM
Windies set Bangladesh 322-run target

DHAKA: West Indies set a promising 322-run target for Bangladesh in the 23rd match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton on Monday (June 17).

Shai Hope collected 96 runs off 121 balls with four boundaries and one over boundary.

Besides, Evin Lewis’s 70 off 67 balls and Shimron Hetmyer’s 50 off 26 balls helped their side post 321 runs for 8 in their stipulated 50 overs. 

For Bangladesh, Mohammad Saifuddin and Mustafizur Rahman hauled three wickets each.

Besides, ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan bagged two wickets in the must-win match for both teams.

Earlier in the day, Bangladesh have won the toss and opted to bowl first against West Indies.

West Indies and Bangladesh have three points from four matches, one of which came from their respective match washed out by rain.

Just before the World Cup began, Bangladesh defeated West Indies in three straight games in a tri-series in Ireland. 

Bangladesh XI

Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar,  Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin,  Mashrafe Mortaza (capt) and Mustafizur Rahman

West Indies XI

Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Darren Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Jason Holder (capt),  Sheldon Cottrell,  Oshane Thomas and Shannon Gabriel

BDST: 1940 HRS, JUNE 17, 2019


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