West Indies clinch T20I series

Kalerkantho Online   

22 December, 2018 20:44 PM

West Indies clinch T20I series

Fabian Allen roars in delight after getting Soumya Sarkar. Photo: AFP

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West Indies beat Bangladesh by 50 runs to clinch T20I series 2-1 in the series-deciding third and final T20I at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur on Saturday.  

Chasing 191, Bangladesh were bowled out for 140 runs in 17 overs and suffered 50-run defeat to the Caribian.


Liton Das was the best of the Bangladesh batsmen scoring 43 runs in 25 balls. Abu Hider Rony was unbeaten at 22 runs while Mehidy Hasan Miraz made 19 runs.  

Keemo Paul picked up five wickets for Windies.  

Earlier, West Indies were all out for 190 runs. Opener Evin Lewis made 89 runs off just 36 balls while Nicholas Pooran scored 29 runs.  

For Bangladesh, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman and Shakib Al Hasan picked up three wickets each.  

Evin Lewis was adjudged Man of the Match while Shakib Al Hasan received the Player of the Series award.