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West Indies go down to Bangladesh again

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Added 13 May 2019

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Shai Hope scored 87. (Cricket Ireland Picture)

Half centuries by Shai Hope and captain Jason Holder were not enough and West Indies lost to Bangladesh in Dublin, Ireland, today.

Hope scored 87 and Holder 62, but West Indies struggled to reach 247 for nine and did not bat out the 50 overs in the fifth match of the Tri-Nation series.

Mustafizur Rahman and Mashrafe Mortaza combined for seven wickets.

In reply, Bangladesh eased to 248 for five, winning by five wickets with 16 balls remaining.

Mushfiqur Rahim scored 63, Soumya Sarkar 54 and Mohammad Mithun chipped in with 43.

Ashley Nurse took three for 53.

The two teams will play again on Friday in the final match.

  

Summarised scores:

West Indies 247-9 in 47.2 overs (Shai Hope 87, Jason Holder 62, S. Ambris 23, R. Chase 19, A. Nurse 14; Mustafizur Rahman 4-43, Mashrafe Mortaza 3-60). Bangladesh 248-5 in 47.2 overs (Mushfiqur Rahim 63, Soumya Sarkar 54, Mohammad Mithun 43, Mahmudullah 30 n.o., Shakib Al Hasan 29, Tamim Iqbal 21; Ashley Nurse 3-53). Bangladesh won by five wickets with 16 balls remaining.

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