The primary T20I between West Indies and Bangladesh in Dominica obtained washed out because of persistent rain. The guests have been embarrassed within the just lately concluded Take a look at sequence, and have been on the lookout for a comeback within the shortest format of the sport however should look forward to the second T20I to have an opportunity to redeem themselves. West Indies would really feel exhausting completed by the climate as they’d the higher hand within the rain-hit encounter.
The hosts put Mahmudullah’s facet into bat after successful the toss. Bangladesh have been jolted early after shedding opener Munim Shahriar within the first over of the innings. Nevertheless, veteran Shakib-Al-Hasan appeared in nice contact and helped the guests amass 46 runs within the powerplay. However Bangladesh’s hopes for a giant rating have been dashed when Shakib was dismissed for a quickfire 29 off 15 deliveries.
The Bangla Tigers by no means recovered from that blow and stored shedding wickets at common intervals. It was solely after a quick cameo by Nurul Hasan that Bangladesh breached the three-figure mark within the match. However as quickly because the wicketkeeper-batter was dismissed, the rain gods determined to take issues into their very own arms as Bangladesh’s innings was concluded after 13 overs on the rating of 105/8.
There have been hopes for a revised goal for the Caribbean facet as soon as the rain eased out, however the floor was in tatters after the heavy downpour on the earlier evening and two prolonged rain interruptions throughout the match. Either side will sq. up as soon as once more on Sunday, third July for the second T20I of the three-match sequence.
Bangladeshi batters’ woeful run with the bat continues
The guests have been comprehensively defeated within the two Checks forward of the T20I sequence as West Indies accomplished a whitewash within the red-ball sequence. The Bangladeshi batters have been clueless towards the Caribbean tempo assault, particularly Kemar Roach, and did not breach the 250-run mark of their 4 outings.
Bangladesh’s top-order batters should pull up their socks within the upcoming fixtures if they’re to have any probability to make a dent within the host’s spectacular bowling lineup. West Indies, then again, are favourites for the white-ball leg of the sequence because the hosts eye a clear sweep throughout all codecs towards the guests.