Bangladesh win T20 series beating world champions West Indies
Bangladesh win T20 series beating Windies by 19 runs.
Bangladesh have won the final T20 match against the West Indies to take the series 2-1.
Bangladesh beat West Indies by 19 runs in the series-deciding third T20I of a three-match series at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Lauderhill, Florida, USA on Monday.
The West Indies had needed 50 runs to win off 17 deliveries with three wickets in hand before the match was cancelled.
Bangladesh won the toss Bangladesh time and decided to bat first. A whirlwind 61 by Liton Das helped the Tigers to 184/5 in the 20 overs.
The West Indies innings never seemed to settle and eventually the burden fell to Andre Russell, who hit several massive sixes before being dismissed on the first ball of the 18th over, leaving the West Indies at 135/7.
BANGLADESH WIN! 👏
Liton Das' blitz and a strong bowling show help Bangladesh🇧🇩 ward off the Andre Russell threat and clinch victory in the deciding T20I against the Windies🌴.#WIvBAN report ⬇️https://t.co/dpE2zp6PuS pic.twitter.com/rypIBDO5Pf
— ICC (@ICC) August 6, 2018
The rain began hammering down as he returned to the pavilion, eventually leading to a stoppage.
Mustafizur Rahman took three wickets for 31 runs, while Abu Hider, Rubel Hossain, Soumya Sarkar and Shakib Al Hasan picked up one wicket each.
This is Bangladesh’s 4th victory against West Indies in their nine encounters, of them one was ended for no results, in this format.
Liton Das was declared Man of the Match and Shakib Al Hasan was declared Man of the series.
— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) August 6, 2018
Bangladesh 184 for 5 in 20 overs (Das 61, Mahmudullah 32*, Shakib 24, Paul 2/26) beat
West West Indies 135 for 7 (Russel 47, Powell 23, Ramdin 21, Mustafizur 3/31) by 19 runs according to the D/L method