West Indies vs Bangladesh: WI Beat BAN by 3 Runs, Bangladesh Out of Semi-Final Race

West Indies vs Bangladesh

West Indies vs Bangladesh: West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 runs in the thrilling match of T20 World Cup. Playing first after losing the toss, WI made a score of 142/7. Nicholas Pooran was the top 40 scorer. Mehdi Hassan, Shoriful Islam Mustafizur Rahman took 2-2 wickets for BAN.

Chasing a target of 143 runs. BAN was being considered the favorite of victory. but the picture of the whole game changed in the last two overs. Bangladesh needed 22 runs from 12 balls. But in the 19th over, Dwayne Bravo took 1 wicket and spent only 9 runs. Now the team needed 13 runs in 6 balls. But the team could score only 9 runs and lost the match by 3 runs.

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Bangladesh Third Consecutive Defeat

Bangladesh did not get off to a good start in reply to 143 runs. The first wicket fell in the form of Shakib Al Hasan who became the victim of Andre Russell on the score of 9 runs. Bangladesh’s second wicket Dropped in the form of Naeem who scored 17 runs and got out on the ball of Holder. Soumya Sarkar made 17 runs and gave his catch to Chris Gayle off the delivery of Akil Hossain. Bangladesh’s fourth wicket fell in the form of Mushfiqur Rahim, who was dismissed after scoring 8 runs.

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Dwayne Bravo, who was batting brilliantly, got caught by Jason Holder on the score of 44 runs. In the match reaching the last over, 13 runs were needed from 6 balls. Andre Russell spent 9 runs in the first five balls. On the last ball, the Bangladesh captain had to hit a four to win but he could not score a single run.

Bangladesh Out of Top-4 Race

With the defeat in the match, Bangladesh has been out of the semi-final race in this World Cup. This was the team’s third consecutive defeat in three matches of Super-12. Before WI, Team Bangladesh was defeated by Sri Lanka by 5 wickets and England by 8 wickets. West Indies vs Bangladesh.

Both Team Playing XI

WI– Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Akil Hossein, Ravi Rampaul

BAN– Mohammad Naeem, Liton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Mehdi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed.

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