Shakib, Tamim, and Mehedy stars to win the series for Bangladesh
West Indies won the toss and they opted to bat first in the second ODI. The condition was good for batting at Mirpur compared to earlier game. However, West Indies did not look to apply themselves as a batting unit to set a reasonable for Bangladesh
While Mustafiz started the bowling where he left in the first match. The fizz started the proceeding with the wicket of Sunil Ambris. Mehedi Miraz was the most impressive bowler of the day. At last, Miraz has ended the long drought of wickets by taking 4 wickets by spending only 25 runs in his allocated quota of 10 overs. While Shakib continued his romantic affair with Mirpur pitch by picking 2 wickets in his spells. While Rubel Hossain’s form has been a big concern for the team Bangladesh, as he has still remained wicketless in the series. Hasan Mahamud on the other hand has chipped in with his one wicket. So far he has been impressive with his packages, including the variations.
In the chase, Bangladesh looked much more in control as a unit as compared to series the opener. Liton Das looked fluent until he got trapped at the back foot from a quicker ball from Akeal Hossein. While Tamim was rock solid on the other hand.
Nazmul Shanto once again wasted his opportunity by getting at short midwicket. Shakib Al Hasan came to the pitch with the intent to finish the game. Shakib and Tamim added 32 runs for the third wicket partnership to wipe out the West Indies’ chance to stay in the game. Tamim got out to the wicket-keeper after making a well-made half-century.
After the Tamim departure, Musfiq and Shakib steady the ship once again to win the series. Both Shakib and Mushfiq remained unbeaten For 43 and 9 runs, which ensured to win the match by a big margin of 7 wickets.