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Bangladesh reach ODI final beating West Indies

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MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh qualified for the tri-nations final in Ireland after another win over the West Indies on Monday. The West Indies reached Friday’s final after beating the tournament hosts Ireland on Saturday for a second time. But they lost for a second straight time to Bangladesh, when 247-9 was easily chased down by Bangladesh, which made 248-5 with 16 balls to spare. The match was won tamely on a wide delivery by Sheldon Cottrell, but it was an all-round effort by Bangladesh. Without haste, opener Soumya Sarkar scored 54 and Mushfiqur Rahim 63, and they were well supported ...

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Ireland to host Windies & BD for tri-series in May

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MNA Sports Desk: Ireland will host West Indies and Bangladesh for an ODI tri-series in the first half of May, with a double round-robin phase followed by a final, reports ESPNcricinfo. The tri-series will begin on May 05, with Ireland facing West Indies, and conclude with the final on May 17. All the matches will take place in Dublin, at Castle Avenue, Clontarf and The Village, Malahide. The tournament will serve as preparation for West Indies and Bangladesh ahead of the 2019 World Cup that begins in England on May 30. West Indies play their first match on May 31, ...

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WI all out for 190

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MNA Sports Desk: West Indies are all out for 190 as Oshane Thomas is run out in the last over bowled by Mahmudullah Riyad in the series-deciding third T20I at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today. West Indies showed a lot of firepower as Evin Lewis and Shai Hope started proceeding brightly for West Indies as the duo combined in a 76-run opening stand. Bangladesh came back into the game with a few breakthoroughs but Lewis continued wrecking havoc at the other end. Mahmudullah Riyad then tilted things in favour of Bangladesh with double strikes to remove Lewis and Hetmyer off back-to-back ...

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West Indies win 1st T20I by 8 wickets

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MNA Sports Desk: West Indies won the first T20 International of the three-match series over Bangladesh by 8 wickets with 55 balls remaining, at Sylhet International Stadium on Monday. In response to the 130-run target set by the hosts Bangladesh, the Caribbean reached the destination by loosing two wickets in 10.5 overs. Shai Hope scored the highest 55 runs 23 balls while E Lewis (18 off 11), N Pooran (23 off 17), KMA Paul (28 off 14). Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat. They scored 129 runs in the stipulated 20 overs. Bangladesh batsmen Shakib Al Hasan  (61 ...

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Tigers force West Indies to follow-on

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MNA Sports Desk: Off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz bagged seven wickets as Bangladesh dismissed the West Indies for 111, thus taking a 397-run first-innings lead during day three of their second and final Test match Sunday. Miraz took seven conceding 58 runs while captain Shakib al Hasan picked up three giving away 27 runs. This is Miraz’s career-best figure in Tests. Middle-order batsmen Shimron Hetmyer and Shane Dowrich scored 39 and 37 respectively. The Tigers then decided to impose the follow on, the first in their 18-year Test history. Bangladesh took control of the match on the second day, posting a ...

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Bangladesh to bat first against West Indies

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MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and elected to bat against West Indies in the first of a two-Test series in Chattogram on Thursday, reported news agency. Bangladesh have handed maiden Test cap to 17-year-old off-spinner Nayeem Hasan. Soumya Sarkar also has been included in the squad while Liton Das and Khaled Ahmed are out. Ariful Haque had to make way for skipper Shakib Al Hasan. Squads: Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Mithun, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Syed Khaled Ahmed, ...

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Nic Pothas declared interim West Indies coach

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MNA Sports Desk: Nic Pothas has been appointed West Indies’ interim head coach for the tour of Bangladesh following the end of Stuart Law’s stint. Law was named Middlesex coach in September and the recently concluded India tour was his final assignment having originally joined West Indies in early 2017. West Indies hoped Pothas, who become fielding coach earlier this year, would bring some continuity for the Bangladesh series before a full-time appointment is made. “Having Nic lead the team at this juncture is important for continuity and we look forward to strong and positive performances from the squad under ...

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Bangladesh cricket team returns home

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MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh Cricket Team returned to the country on Thursday morning (August 9) after winning T20 Series 2-1 against West Indies at Lauderhill in Florida of USA. A flight of Emirates Airlines, carrying the team, landed at Shahjalal International Airport at 8:47 am. Although Bangladesh began the tour of West Indies on a frustrating mood, but they managed to overcome the situation and clinch the ODI series 2-1 over West Indies win away from home in nine years. The Tigers’ next assignment is the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates. Bangladesh will take on Sri Lanka in ...

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Bangladesh beat West Indies to take T20 series

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MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh have won the final T20 match against the West Indies to take the series 2-1. The Tigers won the final game by 19 runs according to the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method after rain interrupted play in the 18th over, reported news agency. The West Indies had needed 50 runs to win off 17 deliveries with three wickets in hand before the match was cancelled. Bangladesh won the toss Bangladesh time and decided to bat first. A whirlwind 61 by Liton Das helped the Tigers to 184/5 in the 20 overs. Liton Das was declared Man of the Match. ...

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Tigers win in last-over thriller

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MNA Sports Desk: Another Bangladesh comeback, another major contribution from their seniors. Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal powered the visitors to a 12-run win against West Indies to bring them back level in the T20I series, reported news agency. Towards the end of the West Indies chase, Mustafizur Rahman and Nazmul Islam took three wickets each, but the win was set up by Tamim, who top-scored with a quickfire 44-ball 74, while Shakib complemented his half-century with figures of 2 for 19 from four overs, reports cricinfo.com. Shakib and Tamim added 90 runs for the fourth wicket. Tamim’s innings ...

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Rubel slapped with demerit point

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MNA Sports Desk: Rubel Hossain received an official warning for breaching ICC Code of Conduct during the deciding ODI against the West Indies on Saturday, reported news agency. He was found to have breached Article 2.1.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an International Match”. In addition to the reprimand, one demerit point has been added to the fast bowler’s disciplinary record. Rubel now has two demerit points after he had received one demerit point for showing dissent during ...

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Tigers win ODI series against West Indies

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MNA Sports Desk: Tamim Iqbal scored another century and Bangladesh successfully defended 301 runs to beat the West Indies by 18 runs and win their one-day international series 2-1 on Saturday, reported news agency. Tamim made 103 from 124 balls and Mahmudullah a lusty 67 off 49 balls as Bangladesh finished on an imposing 301-6. After a good start by openers Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis, the West Indies run rate slowed in the middle overs. Despite a fillip by Rovman Powell of 74 off 41 balls, the home side still fell short on 283-6. After being crushed in the ...

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West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 runs

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MNA Sports Desk: Shimron Hetmyer scored a superb century as Bangladesh stumbled in the final over to hand the West Indies a series-levelling victory in their one-day game on Wednesday. The hosts made it 1-1 in the best-of-three series after Bangladesh failed to score eight runs off their final over for what would have been a series win. Shimron Hetmyer blazed 125 off 93 balls to pace the home side to a competitive 271 all out batting first. Bangladesh were left stranded on 268 for six after their 50 overs as West Indies held on for a three-run win. West ...

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Tamim, Mashrafe fires Bangladesh to ODI success

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MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh banished the blues of the Test series to outclass hosts West Indies by 48 runs in the first ODI on Sunday, reported news agency. Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan made 207 runs in the second wicket to lead Bangladesh to 279 for 4 and then skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza bagged four wickets to flatten the Caribbean who could only manage 231 for 9.  The 280-run target did not look too difficult for a team that boasted the likes of Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis and Andre Russell, but the Bangladesh bowlers were right on their job ...

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Windies edge Zimbabwe to stay on World Cup

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MNA Sports Desk: West Indies edged closer to a place in the 2019 World Cup when they defeated Zimbabwe by four wickets in the latest qualifying match on Monday. Chasing 290 to win, the two-time champions reached their target with six balls to spare after surviving a worrying mid-innings collapse. The West Indies lead the Super Sixes qualifying table with six points but will still need to avoid defeat against Scotland on Wednesday in their last pool match to be sure of a place in next year’s finals. Zimbabwe, on five points, can still make the 2019 finals by beating ...

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West Indies thrash England in T20

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MNA Sports Desk: West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite was rewarded for making an 8,000-mile round trip to Chester-le-Street as the tourists beat England by 21 runs in a lone Twenty20 international on Saturday. England, set 177 for victory, were bowled out for 155 at a chilly and rainswept Riverside. Barbados-born Brathwaite, 29, had been West Indies’ star with the bat when they beat England in last year’s World Twenty20 final, hitting four successive sixes in a dramatic last over. “This was probably the more challenging of our recent wins,” Brathwaite told news agency. “Conditions were soft and slippery, the umpires ...

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England beat West Indies in just 3 days

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MNA Sport Desk: England took 19 wickets on the third day to beat West Indies by an innings and 209 runs in the day-night Test at Edgbaston, reported news agency. West Indies, 44-1 overnight in reply to England’s 514-8 declared, were bowled out for 168 and 137. James Anderson took 3-34 in the first innings and Stuart Broad 3-34 in the second to move above Sir Ian Botham into second on the list of England’s all-time leading Test wicket-takers. England take the lead in the three-match series, and have named the same 13-man squad for the second Test beginning on ...

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Pakistan beats West Indies by six wickets in first T20

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MNA Sports Desk: Pakistan completed a comfortable six-wicket victory over the West Indies in the first fixture of a four-match Twenty20 international series at Kensington Oval on Sunday. Put in on a bright, breezy afternoon, the world champion hosts were restricted to 111 for eight off their allotted 20 overs. Shoaib Malik’s unbeaten 38 and a 46-run fourth-wicket partnership with Babar Azam ensured Pakistan reached their target with relative comfort although they will be again concerned about the top order’s inability to take control of a modest challenge. Brought on as the fifth bowler when the West Indies batted in ...

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Pakistan become the world’s No1 test side

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MNA Sports Desk: Pakistan have become the world’s No1 ranked test side after a wet ground at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain denied India the chance to beat West Indies and so retain their position at the top of the list. It is the first time Pakistan has topped the Test rankings. In order to remain the top Test side, India needed to win and claim a 3-0 victory in the four-match series. However, heavy showers left the ground saturated meaning that no play has been possible since lunch on the first day of the fourth Test ...

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