Bangladesh displayed an impressive performance against West Indies in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (CWC 2019). Chasing 322, Bangladesh achieved the target in 41.3 overs with Shakib Al Hasan and Litton Das finishing unbeaten on 124 and 94 respectively. The Tigers romped home with seven wickets in hand. Shakib and Litton added match-winning unbeaten 189 runs for the fourth wicket. Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das Guide Bangladesh to Famous Victory Against West Indies in ICC CWC 2019, Twitter Blown Away by Effort of The Tigers.
With this win, Bangladesh move to fifth spot on CWC19 points table while West Indies are at seventh place. Bangladesh were off to a good start with Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar adding 52 runs for the first wicket.
After Soumya’s departure, Tamim and Shakib took their forward. However, a brilliant effort by Sheldon Cottrell in followthrough led to Tamim’s dismissal. The left-hander missed the half-century by two runs. Windies then found another success with Mushfiqur Rahim dismissal. It was then Shakib and Litton’s partnership that completely took the game away from West Indies. The duo added unbeaten 189 off just 135 balls. West Indies vs Bangladesh Full Scorecard.
Here are some stat highlights of WI vs BAN CWC 2019 match
# 322 is the second highest target successfully chased in Cricket World Cup.
# Shakib Al Hasan has now five fifty-plus consecutive scores against his name.
# Shakib has now completed 6,000 ODI runs.
# This is Bangladesh's first win over Windies in World Cup.
# Shai Hope has now six consecutive fifty-plus scores against Bangladesh in ODIs. Shakib Al Hasan Joins Joe Root and Rohit Sharma to Score Two Hundreds in CWC 2019, Achieves Feat During WI vs BAN Match.
Earlier, Shai Hope smashed 96 to take West Indies to 321. Apart from him, Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer scared half-centuries as well. Mustafizur Rahman and Mohammad Saifuddin scalped three wickets each while Shakib chipped in with two crucial wickets.