1st ODI, Providence, July 10, 2022, Bangladesh tour of West Indies
(41/41 ov) 149/9
(31.5/41 ov, T:150) 151/4

Bangladesh won by 6 wickets (with 55 balls remaining)

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That's all from today's game. Do join us for the 2nd ODI on 13th July. Till then take care and good night. Signing off on behalf of Thilak, Raghav and myself, Rashad.

Tamim Iqbal: The wicket was difficult for both the teams. Winning the toss was the best part of the game. As a team, we didn't get greedy looking at the pitch. [on the runout] It's not a blame-game here. These things happen. [On Nasum] He has been doing well in T20's. Good to see him bowl

Nicholas Pooran: In hindsight they [runs] weren't enough but it was difficult to play on that pitch. Bangladesh played well. The conditions changed from the time we batted. That said, we should've played well in the Powerplay overs. Everyone knows how Gudakesh bowls. So, to play in front of his home crowd was nice

Mehidy Hasan Miraz is the player of the match: We haven't been able to practice much in the the last 10 days because of the rains. We have played really well in ODI cricket. We won the series against South Africa. Everyone in the team knows their roles.

5:35pm local time: Bangladesh win the match by 6 wickets and lead the 3 match series by 1-0. Bangladesh retained their composure and won the game in a low-scoring contest that had few highs and lows for either squad. Even if the outcome would have been different had Pooran not unluckily lost two wickets against Mahmudullah, who hit an undefeated 41 on both occasions. Bangladesh got off to a fast start thanks to Tamim's outstanding opening to the innings, Shanto's useful knock, and later, Mahmudullah and Nurul's vital combination, which propelled them beyond the finish line. Bangladesh still needs to make a lot of improvements, particularly in the batting and fielding areas, despite winning the game.

Despite having a stellar debut, Motie only took one wicket while bowling. The batsmen for West Indies need to up their game and learn from their errors from this encounter.

Seales to Mahmudullah, FOUR runs

Short of a length stayed low on the leg stump, moves across the line and swings it away in the gap between fine leg and backward square leg to pick up a boundary and complete the run chase

Seales to Mahmudullah, no run

Good length outside off, taps it to the offside

Seales to Nurul, 1 run

Short pitched delivery wide outside off, attempts to pull it away but hits the toe end of the bat, mistimes it to square leg

Seales to Mahmudullah, 1 run

Back of a length ball onto the pads, squeezed to fine leg for a single

Seales to Mahmudullah, no run

Back of a length wide outside off, shuffles across and negates it to short mid wicket

end of over 314 runs
BAN: 145/4CRR: 4.67 RRR: 0.60 • Need 6 runs from 60b
Nurul Hasan19 (26b 1x4 1x6)
Mahmudullah36 (65b 1x4 1x6)
Anderson Phillip 2-0-15-0
Akeal Hosein 8-0-43-1
Phillip to Nurul, 2 runs

Fuller length onto the pads, clipped away to the sweeper fielder near the boundary ropes on the onside for a couple

Phillip to Nurul, no run

Length ball wide outside off stayed low, steers it to covers

Phillip to Nurul, no run

Good length ball outside off, dabs it to the point fielder

Phillip to Mahmudullah, 1 run

Back of a length outside off, guides it away to third man for a single

Phillip to Mahmudullah, no run

Length ball wide outside off, hits it straight to the backward point fielder

Phillip to Nurul, 1 run

Overpitched delivery outside the off stump, forces it away to mid off, misfield and a quick single is taken

SunnyK: "I initially thought Kyle Mayers would bowl his tight lines along side spinners today, considering the low total." I also expected him to bowl few overs in the middle. Seems like Pooran had different plans

end of over 302 runs
BAN: 141/4CRR: 4.70 RRR: 0.90 • Need 10 runs from 11 overs
Mahmudullah35 (63b 1x4 1x6)
Nurul Hasan16 (22b 1x4 1x6)
Akeal Hosein 8-0-43-1
Gudakesh Motie 9-1-18-1
Hosein to Mahmudullah, no run

Back of a length on the off stump, steers it to extra cover, misfield but the batters refused to take a single

Hosein to Mahmudullah, no run

Back of a length ball stayed low outside the line, cuts it firmly straight to the fielder at the extra cover region

Hosein to Mahmudullah, 2 runs

Good length ball onto the stumps, ramps it over the keeper's head to fine leg for a couple

Hosein to Mahmudullah, no run

Full on the off stump, driven square to backward point

Hosein to Mahmudullah, no run

Fuller length onto the stumps driven to extra cover

Hosein to Mahmudullah, no run

Length ball outside the off stump, attempts to cut and beats the outside edge

Around the wicket

end of over 29Maiden
BAN: 139/4CRR: 4.79 RRR: 1.00 • Need 12 runs from 12 overs
Nurul Hasan16 (22b 1x4 1x6)
Mahmudullah33 (57b 1x4 1x6)
Gudakesh Motie 9-1-18-1
Akeal Hosein 7-0-41-1

Maiden over

Motie to Nurul, no run

Fuller length on middle-leg, advances forward and pushes it to mid on

Motie to Nurul, no run

Good length on middle-leg, defends off the front foot to the onside

Motie to Nurul, no run

Fuller length on the off stump, driven straight to short extra cover

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