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1st ODI, Ban vs WI: as it happened


Cricketnext Staff,Cricketnext.com
Nov 30, 2012 at 04:13pm IST

Bangladesh innings

Debutant Sohag Gazi took 4 for 29, while Tamim Iqbal (58) and Naeem Islam (50*) hit half-centuries as Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets to take 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

41st Over: Bangladesh 201 for 3 It's all over here. Bangladesh crosses the West Indies score of 199, with captain Mushfiqur Rahim scoring the winning runs, pulling Ravi Rampaul for four. Naeem Islam remains unbeaten on 50.

1st ODI, Bangladesh vs West Indies: as it happened

Tamim Iqbal (58) and Naeem Islam (50*) hit half-centuries as Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets.

33rd over: Bangladesh 170 for 3 But just when was looking good, Hossain gave a simple catch to Kieron Pollard at backward point off Andre Russell. Good cameo (28 off 29) nevertheless by this exciting batsman. Mushfiqur Rahim, the skipper, replaces him.

31st Over: Bangladesh 153 for 2 Nasir Hossain continues from where he left in the second Test, playing attacking strokes right from the start of his innings. He has already overtaken his partner at the other end, Naeem Islam, who too is batting well. Hossain (24*), Islam (23*).

23rd over: Bangladesh 113 for 2 Scoring rate have slowed down a little after the dismissal of Tamim Iqbal. And Anamul Haque, another set batsman, throws his wicket away. Trying to repeat an attacking stroke off Sammy, he mistimes a pull and the ball balloons high up in the air as the bowler takes a simple catch.

16th over: Bangladesh 93 for 1 Tamim Iqbal departs for a 51-ball 58, giving Sunil Narine his first wicket. Looking to cut a turning delivery past point, Tamim picks out the fielder. His brisk innings have put Bangladesh on course for victory. Anamul Haque is batting on 30 from 42 balls.

11th over: Bangladesh 54 for 0 Tamim Iqbal has taken Bangladesh past fifty with his fifth boundary. The hosts are 146 runs away from victory. Anamal Haque has also woken from his slumber and hit three fours to reach 16 off 30 balls.

6th over: Bangladesh 29 for 0 Tamim Iqbal (25 off 25 balls) has given Bangladesh a firm start to their chase. He's been strong on the off side, as his natural game, with some attractive drives and cuts. Anamul Haque, meanwhile, has pottered around 11 balls for one run.

West Indies innings

46th over: West Indies 190 all out Four wickets for Sohag Gazi on debut. Sunil Narine is the last man out for a career-best 36, trapped lbw on the sweep. Bangladesh have set themselves a target of 200.

43rd over: West Indies 190 for 9 Ravi Rampaul is out for 25 to end a 57-run partnership that has averted a complete disaster for West Indies. Abdur Razzak gets this third wicket. Rampaul tries an ambitious sweep and top-edges to the wicketkeeper. Sunil Narine is batting on 30.

33rd over: West Indies 133 for 8 The house is falling down. Devon Thomas skips out to Sohag Gazi and lofts him downtown, only to pick out long-on. Eight wickets down and West Indies have 17 overs left in the innings.

31st over: West Indies 130 for 7 Chaos out in the middle for West Indies. Abdur Razzak bowls a leaden-footed Andre Russell who tries to cut a ball off the stumps and gets beaten. Seven wickets down.

30th over: West Indies 129 for 6 Darren Sammy departs for 10 and West Indies lose their sixth wicket. Mahmudullah gets the West Indian captain to loft the ball down to long-on where Naeem Islam leaps back and takes a good catch.

24th over: West Indies 103 for 5 West Indies lose a fifth wicket. Devon Thomas turns the ball to the leg side, Darren Bravo runs and gets sent back but it short of his crease. Bangladesh are all over West Indies in Khulna. Its 102 for 5 as Bravo is run out for 35 off 41 balls.

23rd over: West Indies 100 for 4 Abdur Razzak gets the big wicket of Kieron Pollard, who pulls straight to midwicket. He's not happy, swings his bat in disgust. Out for 15 off 24 balls. West Indies 100 for 4.

Khulna: Bangladesh began their ODI series against West Indies on a good note as they sent back the opposition openers and Marlon Samuels early in the first match here on Friday.

Sohag Gazi, playing his first ODI, picked up two wickets, including the prized scalp of Chris Gayle. However, it was Mashrafe Mortaza who provided the breakthrough for the hosts trapping Lendl Simmons for 13. Gazi then removed Gayle as the left-hander failed to clear Tamim Iqbal at long-on. Gayle made 35.

Samuels, who showed great from all through the recently concluded Test series, went for a duck when he gave a simple catch to Mahmudullah in the slips off Gazi.

Earlier, West Indies won the toss and decided to have a bat against a Bangladesh that gave ODI debuts to four players - Abul Hasan, Gazi, Anamul Haque and Mominul Haque.

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