We are back for the West Indian reply. The Bangladesh fielders are strolling out, and so are the Windies openers. An explosive pair this, of Richards and Fletcher. Shakib will open the bowling, has a slip in place. No surprises about a spinner starting proceedings

0.1
W
Shakib Al Hasan to Richards, OUT, bowled! Short of a length on the off and turns away sharply, Richards tries to run it past slip, gets a thick inside edge straight into the off stump, what a start!

DM Richards b Shakib Al Hasan 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.2
1w
Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 wide, bowled from behind the wicket there, down the leg side through, given a wide
0.2
0
Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, charges down the pitch and is struck high on the pads
0.3
1w
Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 wide, round the wicket to the left hander, down the leg side again, another run gifted
0.3
0
Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, dropped, spun in sharply from middle, Smith shaped up for a cut but was surprised by the turn, was caught on the glove and it struck Mushfiqut on the shoulder, he couldn't take in off the second attempt either
0.4
0
Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, quickish on leg stump, turned away to short fine
0.5
0
Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, quickish and short outside off, punched straight to cover
0.6
1
Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, pushed through the line towards mid-on for a single to keep the strike

West Indies were in a bit of trouble in that first over, and its the spin that's bothering them again

END OF OVER:
1 | 3 Runs 1 Wkt | WI: 3/1 (116 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 6.10)

  • DS Smith1 (5b)
  • ADS Fletcher0 (0b)
  • Shakib Al Hasan1-0-3-1

Naeem to bowl now

1.1
0
Naeem Islam to Smith, no run, oooh, almost, short , just wide of the off stump, goes for the cut, misses and it evades the stumps by a whisker
1.2
0
Naeem Islam to Smith, no run,
1.3
1
Naeem Islam to Smith, 1 run, tossed up outside off, drilled down the ground towards long-off for a single
1.4
1
Naeem Islam to Fletcher, 1 run, flatter trajectory, on middle and leg, shuffles across and flicks it away just wide of short fine for a single
1.5
6
Naeem Islam to Smith, SIX, that was coming, tossed up on middle, gets to the pitch and slog-sweeps it over the deep midwicket boundary for a pressure-relieving six
1.6
4
Naeem Islam to Smith, FOUR, it's pitched up outside off this time and he takes full toll, crashing it powerfully over the covers for a boundary, Smith to the rescue

END OF OVER:
2 | 12 Runs | WI: 15/1 (104 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 7.50, RRR: 5.77)

  • DS Smith12 (10b)
  • ADS Fletcher1 (1b)
  • Naeem Islam1-0-12-0
  • Shakib Al Hasan1-0-3-1
2.1
0
Shakib Al Hasan to Fletcher, no run, fullish on middle, driven with a straight bat back to the bowler
2.2
0
Shakib Al Hasan to Fletcher, no run, turned away sharply from a good length outside off, left alone
2.3
0
Shakib Al Hasan to Fletcher, no run, slightly short outside off, moves back and punches it to midwicket
2.4
0
Shakib Al Hasan to Fletcher, no run, flighted outside off, goes for the slog-sweep but is beaten by the turn, makes no contact
2.5
1
Shakib Al Hasan to Fletcher, 1 run, short on middle, worked away between square leg and midwicket for a single
2.6
1
Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, long hop on leg stump, pulled away to deep midwicket for a single to keep the strike

END OF OVER:
3 | 2 Runs | WI: 17/1 (102 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 5.66, RRR: 6.00)

  • DS Smith13 (11b)
  • ADS Fletcher2 (6b)
  • Shakib Al Hasan2-0-5-1
  • Naeem Islam1-0-12-0
3.1
4
Mahmudullah to Smith, FOUR, hurled it short outside off, gave Smith enough time to rock back and punish that over midwicket for a boundary, poor ball, less than a 100 needed now
3.2
6
Mahmudullah to Smith, SIX, another one, the pressure has come off, long hop again, short and wide, Smith has enough time to rock back and dismiss that over deep midwicket straight into the crowd
3.3
4
Mahmudullah to Smith, FOUR, three in a row, short outside leg stump, Smith has no trouble helping it on its way wide of short fine for a boundary
3.4
0
Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, short, but on middle and off this time, cut away straight to point
3.5
1
Mahmudullah to Smith, 1 run, lands on leg stump and turns in towards middle, whips it away to deep square leg for a single