Athletic

West Indies A beat Bangladesh in 1st one-day

In the first unofficial one-day, the West Indies A beat Bangladesh A by four wickets on Tuesday at Gros Islet.

Bangladesh suffered a heavy batting collapse, dismissed just for 80 runs while batting first. Only three batters were able to reach a double-digit score, and the highest individual total was 25 scored by Jaker Ali.

Mohammad Naim, Saif Hassan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Sabbir Rahman failed to impress with the bat on a track with some grasses on it.

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Right-arm medium pacer Justin Greaves bagged four wickets for the hosts while Anderson Phillip and Shermon Lewis took two wickets each.

In reply, West Indian batters also had a tough time on the crease. They lost six wickets to chase down a below-par total of 80 runs.

Bangladesh A’s pace-bowling duo, Mukidul Islam and Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, bagged two wickets each.

The remaining matches of the one-dayers will be played on August 18 and 20. All the matches will take place at the same venue.

Source: United News of Bangladesh