TAUNTON: Shakib Al Hasan’s brilliant century has propelled Bangladesh towards victory against superior West Indian side in the 23rd encounter of the Cricket World Cup 2019, AbbTakk news reported on Monday.
Bangladesh started its chase in bid to chase a massive total of 322 runs by the West India side and Shakib blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 on just 69 deliveries to propel the Bengal Tigers towards a remarkable seven-wicket victory.
Earlier today, West Indies opened the game by losing its important wicket as former skipper Chris Gayle left for the pavilion by scoring six runs only after it was invited to bat first by Bangladesh. West Indies then regained momentum and set a total of 321 runs on the loss of eight wickets.
Opener Shai Hope delivered an impeccable performance by scoring huge innings of 96 runs but unfortunately couldn’t manage to make a century. Another player of the team Evin Lewis also scored an incredible inning of 70 runs to help his team in setting up a good total.