T20 World Cup 2021: West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 runs in nail-biter to keep top four hopes alive

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Published: Oct 29, 2021, 07:25 PM(IST)

Nicholas Pooran Photograph:( PTI )

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Nicholas Pooran made a quickfire inning of 40 off 22 balls which helped West Indies set a target of 143 for Bangladesh.

West Indies beat Bangladesh by three runs in a Group 1 Super 12 match of the ICC T20 World Cup here on Friday.

Sent in to bat, West Indies made 142 for seven and then restricted Bangladesh to 139 for five.

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For West Indies, Nicholas Pooran top-scored with a 22-ball 40, while Roston Chase made 39.

Shoriful Islam (2/20), Mahedi Hasan (2/27) and Mustafizur Rahman (2/43) were the wicket-takers for Bangladesh.

Chasing the target, Liton Das scored 44 while skipper Mahmudullah remained unbeaten on 31.

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Brief Scores:

West Indies: 142 for 7 in 20 overs (Nicholas Pooran 40, Roston Chase 39; Shoriful Islam 2/20).

Bangladesh: 139 for 5 in 20 overs (Liton Das 44, Mahmudullah 31 not out; Akeal Hosein 1/24). 

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