Bangladesh defeats WI o win Tri-Nation series

Vastavam web: Bangladesh defeated West Indies by five wickets at Dublin on Friday (local time) in the finals of the Tri-nation series. The match was shortened to 24 overs per side due to rain. Chasing a score of 210 runs in 24 overs, Bangladesh got off to a quickfire start as the openers Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar scored 59 runs inside six overs. West Indies staged a comeback as they dismissed Iqbal (18) and Sabbir Rahman (0) in quick succession reducing the team to 60 for two.

Sarkar along with wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim put together a partnership of 49 runs, but West Indies dismissed the key batsman Sarkar (66) in the 12th over. Windies dismissed both Rahim (36) and Mohammad Mithun (17) in quick succession to gain the upper hand in the match. But, Mosaddek Hossain had other plans and he played a knock of 52 runs off just 24 balls to allow Bangladesh to gain a remarkable victory over West Indies.