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Tigers beat WI to level series 1-1

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Published on : 05 August 2018, 09:49 AM
Tigers beat WI to level series 1-1

Bangladesh have beaten West Indies in the second T-20 international by 12 runs. The match was full of excitement till the very last over. In reply of the target of 172, innings of Windies ended at 159-9 after 20 overs.

Earlier, West Indies won the toss and opted to bowl first. Bangladesh posted a good total of 171-5 after 20 overs. Tamim Iqbal made a fantastic knock (74 off 44 balls) and captain Shakib Al Hasan also scored 60 runs off just 38 balls. Their 90-run stand helped Bangladesh post a winnable total.

In reply of 172, Windies managed to score 159-9 after 20 overs. Andre Fletcher and Rovman Powell scored 43 each. The Fizz (Mustafizur Rahman) and Nazmul Islam picked up 3 wickets each for the tigers.

With this win, Bangladesh have leveled the series 1-1. The decider of the series will be played tomorrow at the same venue in Florida, USA.


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