Windies Vs Bangladesh, Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, ICC T20I Rankings
Bangladesh beat Windies by 19 runs in the 3rd T20I. Image Courtesy: Getty

In the final T20I of three-matches series, Bangladesh hammered the Windies by a margin of 19 runs.

Liton Das was the star with the bat for visitors, as he scored a magnificent 32-ball 61. Due to the intervention of rain, DLS method prevailed in the rain-affected match. On a batting pitch of Lauderhill, Florida, Bangladesh ended up after putting a total of 184 for the loss of four wickets by batting first.

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Liton Das scored a half-century against the Windies in the 3rd T20I. Image Courtesy: Getty

Liton Das along with Tamim Iqbal got off to a flier, as they put an opening partnership of 61 in just five overs. Bangladesh lost both the opening batsmen in quick succession.

However, once again Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, and Shakin-Al-Hassan steadied the ship of Bangladesh to put a formidable total on the board.

Mahmudullah scored a handy cameo of 32 off 20 deliveries that powered the score of Bangladesh.

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A chase of 185 could never have been more comfortable for the Windies in a decider game. Windies lost Andre Fletcher early on the score of 26. After he departed, hosts batsmen gifted their wickets to Bangladesh bowlers on regular intervals.

For the Windies, Andre Russell who did not feature at number three slot in this game only fought brilliantly, as he scored a blitz knock of 47 off 21. Eventually, Windies found themselves 19 runs short f target before rain intervened in the 18th over.

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Andre Russell scored 47 off 21 balls against Bangladesh in the 3rd T20I. Image Courtesy: Getty

Liton Das who scored a splendid knock of 61 from 32 deliveries earned the badge of Man of the Match. Shakib-al-Hassan, on the other hand, satisfied himself with the honour of Man of the series.

Earlier, the visitors’ had won the three matches ODI series by 2-1. In the extended format of the game, the Windies displayed upper hand over Bangladesh, as they sealed the series with 2-0.

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