Campbell fifty headlines straightforward West Indies win Bangladesh

John Campbell struck his third Check half-century however his first in 16 innings as West Indies required simply shy of half-hour to finish a seven-wicket victory over Bangladesh within the opening Check right here Sunday.

Resuming the fourth morning on the Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium on 49 for 3 and requiring solely 35 runs for victory, West Indies cantered to their goal in seven overs with out additional loss, with the left-handed Campbell punching an unbeaten 58.

Vice-captain Jermaine Blackwood completed on 26 not out, serving to to anchor a 79-run, fourth-wicket stand which pulled West Indies round from the dire straits of 9 for 3 late on Saturday’s third day, when seamer Khaled Ahmed(3-27)  scythed via the highest order.

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The victory gave West Indies a 1-0 lead within the two-match collection, which continues in St Lucia subsequent week with the ultimate affair on the Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium.

“I feel clearly the teaching employees is doing an excellent job. I feel Kemar Roach is admittedly main from the entrance, each on and off [the field], and the way we bowled first day actually summed it up,” stated captain Kraigg Brathwaite.

“I believed the traces and lengths we bowled early [were great]. We didn’t take lengthy to get into stride and I believed that was very good and that principally set the tone for the sport.”

Choosing up on his in a single day 28, Campbell struck 9 fours and a six in a breezy 67-ball knock which lasted simply in need of 1-¾ hours whereas Blackwood, on 17 firstly, counted two fours in a 53-ball inning.

A few boundaries within the day’s second over from pacer Ebadot Hossain acquired Campbell on his means and he moved to the brink of his half-century with one other brace of boundaries off Khaled, to convey the goal right down to single figures.

He swept off-spinner Najmul Hossain Shanto for a boundary to succeed in his fifty off simply 63 deliveries and ended the sport in the identical over by clearing the ropes at long-off.

Roach was adjudged Man-of-the-Match for his seven-wicket match haul, together with his five-wicket haul on Saturday which strengthened West Indies’ maintain on the competition.



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