Windies suffered a heavy seven-wicket defeat against Bangladesh on Monday (17th June) in the 23rd match of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at Taunton.
After Windies was forced to bat first, the Caribbean team scored 321/8 (50 overs). In reply, Bangladesh successfully chased down that target in 41.3 overs after losing three wickets (322/3).
Brief Scores: Windies – 321/8 in 50 overs (Shai Hope 96, Evin Lewis 70; Mustafizur Rahman 3/59)
Bangladesh – 322/3 in 41.3 overs (Shakib Al Hasan 124*, Liton Das 94*; Andre Russell 1/42)
Result – Bangladesh won by seven wickets
Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match:
i) Windies scored 321/8 (50 overs) after batted first. It is the second highest total for Windies against Bangladesh in ODI history. The record is 338/7 in 50 overs (at Basseterre on 25th August 2014). Meanwhile, it was also Windies’ fourth-highest CWC total.
i) Chasing down the target of 322 runs, Bangladesh reached in 41.3 overs after losing three wickets. It is the highest successful chase for Bangladesh in their ODI history (the previous record was successfully chasing 319 runs target against Scotland at Nelson in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup). In the meantime, Bangladesh’s latest successful chase was the second highest successful chase for any team in CWC history. The record is 328 runs chase by Ireland against England at Bengaluru during the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.
ii) Bangladesh won this match by seven wickets (with 51 balls remaining). In the Cricket World Cup history, Bangladesh first time beat Windies.
i) Shai Hope played his sixth straight 50+ ODI score against Bangladesh. Before this 96 runs, he scored 146*, 108*, 109, 87 and 74 runs respectively against Bangladesh in the previous five ODI innings.
ii) Shimron Hetmyer (1,016 runs) completed his 1,000 ODI runs while he was playing his 28th ODI innings. After Sir Viv Richards (21 ODI innings), Gordon Greenidge (23 ODI innings) and Ramnaresh Sarwan (27 ODI innings), Hetmyer is the fourth fastest Windies batsman to score 1,000 ODI runs.
iii) Shimron Hetmyer’s 25-ball fifty was the second fastest half-century by a Windies batsman in Cricket World Cup history. The record is 23-ball fifty by Kieron Pollard against the Netherlands at Delhi on 28th February 2011.
i) Shakib Al Hasan becomes the fastest cricketer to score 6,000 ODI runs as well as to take 250 ODI wickets. While it was Shakib’s 190th ODI innings, he has scored 6,101 runs and taken 254 wickets. In this match, Shakib had the bowling figures of 8-0-54-2 and also scored 124*.
ii) After Tamim Iqbal (6,743 runs), Shakib Al Hasan (6,101 runs) becomes the second Bangladesh batsman to score 6,000 ODI runs.
iii) Shakib Al Hasan completed his century in 83 balls which is the fastest CWC century by a Bangladesh batsman. He was also the previous record holder as he scored a 95-ball century against England (at Cardiff on 8th June 2019).
iv) Shakib Al Hasan was not out on 124 runs which is the second highest individual ODI score by a Bangladesh batsman against Windies. Tamim Iqbal is the record holder with 130* (at Providence on 22nd July 2018). Also, Shakib’s 124* is the second highest individual score by a Bangladesh batsman in CWC history. Their record is 128* by Mahmudullah against New Zealand (at Hamilton on 13th March 2015).
v) Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das provided a match-winning unbroken 189 runs partnership for the fourth wicket. It is the highest fourth-wicket ODI partnership for Bangladesh as their previous record was 175* by Habibul Bashar and Rajin Saleh against Kenya (at Fatullah on 25th March 2006). Also, it is the second largest fourth-wicket partnership in CWC history as the record is 204 runs partnership between Michael Clarke and Brad Hodge (Australia) against the Netherlands (at Basseterre on 18th March 2007).