Two Caribbean openers Shane Hope and Sunil Ambrose started a great start. The West Indies started well against Bangladesh in the tri-series tri-series. It seems that even today, a big collection will make the former world champions. No, at the end, the Caribbean team could not do it. Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza bowled with extraordinary firmness in the middle of the medium stopping the West Indies. They scored 261 runs.
Opener Ambrose, who scored 38 runs in the match in Dublin on Tuesday, returned to the first zigzag. Afterwards, Darren Bravo was dismissed as a personal one by the head of Shakib Al Hasan.
But Hope is one of the favorites. Against Ireland in the previous match, a 170-run innings, the right-handed batsman played a wonderful innings of 109 runs before being struck by Mashrafe. Bangladesh captain MS Dhoni dismissed Rohan Chase for 51 runs. After that the picture of the whole match changed. The West Indies did not go much far ahead because others were busy.
He took three wickets for 49 runs in 10 overs. Saifuddin and Mustafizur Rahman, and Shakib Al Hasan and Mehdi Hassan Miraz gave the captain a useful wicket.
The Bangladesh team came out with three pacer and two spinners. Pacer Rubel Hossain and Taskin Ahmed did not get chance in XI. Young all-rounder Saifuddin has got a chance in the team.
John Campbell, who scored a magnificent century in the previous match for West Indies, has been out of the eleven due to injury. He played a wonderful innings of 179 against Ireland in the first innings. Wicket-keeper Shane Dowrich, who is debutant in this match,
In their first match, West Indies lost Ireland by a massive 196 runs.