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WI vs BAN: Bangladesh clean sweep against West Indies, Tajul’s 44 balls not scored, also took 5 wickets

Barbados. Bangladesh made a clean sweep in the ODI series against the West Indies on the basis of the excellent bowling of Tajul Islam. Left-arm spinner Tajul took 5 wickets in the third ODI. He did this feat for the first time in his career. During this, the Windies batsmen could not score a single run on his 44 balls. Playing first, the West Indies team was reduced to 178 runs. In reply, the visiting Bangladesh achieved the target for 6 wickets in 48.3 overs. In this way he captured the series 3-0. Tajul, who performed brilliantly, became the player of the match. Captain Tamim Iqbal was adjudged the Player of the Series. Earlier, West Indies won the T20 series 2-0, but the team failed to perform well in the ODIs.

After losing the toss, the West Indies team got a chance to bat. The start of the team was very poor and they lost 3 wickets for 16 runs. After this, captain Nicholas Pooran and Carty took over the team with a half-century partnership. In the end, Romaria Shepherd scored 19 runs to bring the score close to 180. The entire team was reduced to 178 runs in 48.4 overs. Pooran scored 73 runs off 109 balls. Hit 4 fours and 2 sixes. Carty also contributed 33 runs off 66 balls. Rovman Powell also scored 18 runs.

No runs scored on 2 bowlers
Tajul Islam took 2 wickets for 28 runs in 10 overs. Also put 2 maidens. During this, not a single run was scored in 44 out of his 60 balls. Off-spinner Mossadak Hossain took one wicket for 23 runs in 10 overs. West Indies batsmen could not score even a single run on his 44 balls. Nasum Ahmed and left-arm fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman got 2-2 wickets.

Liton Das hit half century
In reply, Najmul Santo of Bangladesh was dismissed after scoring one run. After this, captain Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das took over the team. Both added 50 runs for the second wicket. Tamim was dismissed for 34 runs off 52 balls. Hit 4 fours. At the same time, Liton scored 50 runs in 65 balls. Hit 5 fours and a six. The team lost 6 wickets for 147 runs. But after this Nurul Hasan and Mehdi Hasan did not let the team get any further setback. Nurul remained unbeaten on 32 off 38 balls and Mehdi 16 off 35 balls.

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Bangladesh has won the fourth consecutive ODI series against the West Indies. So far 11 bilateral series have been played between the two. Bangladesh has captured 6 and West Indies have captured 5. Bangladesh did a clean sweep in 3 series during this period. Tamim Iqbal scored 117 runs in the entire series and became the player of the series.

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