Bangladesh A v West Indies A, tri-series, Mirpur May 12, 2010

Tonge and Pascal seal comfortable West Indies A win

Cricinfo staff

West Indies A 205 for 4 (Smith 68, Bravo 67*) beat Bangladesh A 203 (Faisal 93, Tonge 4-37, Pascal 3-43) by six wickets

Bangladesh A, after losing their first three games, were deprived of a consolation win as well, as West Indies A raced to their fourth straight win in the tri-series with a six-wicket humbling of the hosts. Fast bowlers Gavin Tonge and Nelon Pascal shared seven wickets to bowl out Bangladesh for 203. Faisal Hossain top scored with 93, and he had to rebuild the innings after his team was reeling at 15 for 3. He struck six fours and two sixes in his 141-ball knock and was supported by Marshall Ayub (35) and wicketkeeper Dhiman Ghosh (22) but there were no significant contributions from the rest.

West Indies made short work of the target, cruising home with almost 13 overs to spare. Opener Devon Smith smashed a ruthless 63 off just 36 balls with eight fours and two sixes, while Kirk Edwards assisted him in a 61-run stand with 45 off 52. Darren Bravo, in terrific form this series, continued his good run, finishing unbeaten on 62 to see his team through with ease.

West Indies take on South Africa A in the final on May 14.