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Bangladesh win Tri-Nation series


Bangladesh win Tri-Nation series

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Duckworth/Lewis had the final say as West Indies lost their latest One-Day International to Bangladesh by five wickets today in Dublin.

In the final match of the Tri-Nation series which also featured hosts Ireland, West Indies reached 152 for one in a match reduced to 24 overs.

Shai Hope continued his rich vein of form to reach 74 and Sunil Ambris scored 69.

They had been flowing freely at 131 without loss after 20.1 overs when the rain came.

Half centuries from Soumaya Sarkan (66) and 52 not out from Mosaddek Hussain paved the way for Bangladesh who were without Shakib Al Hasan, and reached the target with seven balls to spare.

Raymon Reifer took two wickets for 23 runs and Shannon Gabriel two for 23.

Hope was Man of the Series, scoring 470 runs, including 49 fours, seven sixes and two centuries, for an average of 94.

Summarised scores:

West Indies 152 for 1 in 24 overs (Shai Hope 74, Sunil Ambris 69). Bangladesh 213 for five in 22.5 overs (Soumaya Sarkan 66, Mosaddek Hussain 52 n.o., Mushfiqur Rahim 36, Mahmudullah 19 n.o., Tamim Iqbal 18, Mohammad Mithun 17; Raymon Reifer 2-23, Shannon Gabriel 2- 23). Bangladesh won by five wickets with seven balls to spare under the Duckworth/Lewis Method. (SAT)