West Indies beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets in 1st T20I
Aug.1 (CRICKETNMORE) - West Indies beat Bangladesh by seven wickets after they chased down their revised target of 91 in 11 overs.
Put into bat first, Bangladesh lost both the openers early but useful contributions by middle order helped them to reach 143. Mahmudullah (35) remained the top scorer for the visitors.
Russell hit three fours and three sixes as the West Indies took only 9.1 overs to reach a target of 91, adjusted under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern system, after Bangladesh made 143-9 in 20 overs on being sent in to bat.
Bangladesh: 143/9 in 20 overs (Mahmudllah 35, Liton 24, Shakib 19; Kesrick 4/28, Nurse 2/6, Paul 2/24)
West Indies: 93/3 in 9.1 overs (Target 91 in 11 overs) (Russell 35, Samuels 26, R Powell 15*, Mustafizur 2/18, Rubel 1/14)