West Indies level series 1-1 after Shai Hope's terrific 146-run-knock -- the batsman's career-best knock -- gave the West Indies a four-wicket victory in a tight match.
Bangladesh came back into the game after four quick wickets and it looked they might hold the West Indies off from reaching the target of 256. Shai Hope mastered a tremendous knock under pressure and he continued on after his ton, hitting both Rubel Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman for boundaries late in the game to hand a brilliant victory to the visitors. Tigers will perhaps ponder what might have happened if the dropped chances did not go begging.
Hope's 144-ball 146, laced with 12 fours and three sixes proved to be the difference between the sides in the end as Windies won with four wickets and 2 balls to spare.
Windies are 250 for six in 49 overs and need just 6 runs off the last over. Mustafizur Rahman has gone for 16 runs in the 49th over. Mahmudullah to bowl the 49th over
WI are 234/6, They need 22 runs form 2 overs. Mustafizur Rahman is bowling the 49th overafter Rubel conceded 10 in the 48th.
48.6 - Dropped! Nazmul drops Keemo again.
WI 224/6 in 47 overs. A magnificent over from Fizz sees him concede just three runs as the chase goes right down the wire. West Indies need 32 runs from 18 balls.
West Indies 218/6 after 45 overs. They need 38 runs from five overs with Shai Hope unbeaten on an incredible 118.
43.2 - Dropped! - Nazmul Islam drops Keemo Paul at deep mid-wicket . Mehedi Miraz got the top-end of Paul's bat but Nazmul could not hold on despite a good effort.
West Indies 195/6 in 41 overs - Opener Shai Hope continued his fantastic inning to hit a 118-ball ton laced with seven fours and two sixes. He is the one standing between the Tigers and victory as Windies need another 61 runs from 54 deliveries.
38.6 - West Indies 185/6. Chase c Tamim Iqbal b Mustafizur Rahman 9 (18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00
Roston Chase goes after Fizz but only manages to hit it to Tamim Iqbal at mid-on as West Indies lose their sixth.
33.4 - West Indies 157/5 R Powell c Soumya Sarkar b Mashrafe Mortaza 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza gets the wicket of his Windies counterpart Rovman Powell, out trying to hit Mashrafe's not-so-full delivery over the top. Soumya Sarkar takes the catch at mid-wicket. Bangladesh are back in the match, picking up three quick wickets in the last 23 deliveries.
Mashrafe 9-1-46-1, Miraz 8-0-33-1
32.6 - West Indies 155/4. SO Hetmyer c sub (Nazmul Islam) b Rubel Hossain 14 (10b 0x4 1x6) SR: 140.00
Rubel Hossain has finally managed to get his man as Shimron Hetmyer is holed out at deep-square leg. Hetmyer was making Bangladesh pay with some big hits after the catch drop.
Hope 77 (95b)
30.5 - Dropped! Rubel Hossain would have bagged Hetmyer early on here but Imrul Kayes at short leg drops it. The ball was travelling pretty fast and hit Kayes on the chest as he did not react in time. Imrul goes off the field after the hit.
29.5 - West Indies 132/3. Samuels b Mustafizur Rahman c Mushfiqur Rahim 26 (45b 2x4 1x6) SR: 57.77
Mustafizur Rahman has been troubling Marlon Samuels in the 30th over and after going past the edge twice, Fizz finally gets the edge he was looking for as Mushfiqur Rahim takes the catch.
West Indies 120/2 after 28 overs
Shai Hope and Marlon Samuels have starred in a strong fifty-run partnership for the third-wicket as West Indies need a further 136 runs for victory. The duo have picked up their runs pretty quickly with Shai Hope going strong.
Hope strikes 50, WI 106/2 after 25 overs
Shai Hope completes his half century off 67 deliveries while the Tigers were able to slow the run-rate down following the wicket of Bravo. Hope's innings is laced with three fours and two sixes.
West Indies 84/2 after 20 overs
West Indies have reached 84 for the loss of two wickets, scoring at a rate of 4.2 rpo. Shai Hope has been in great touch so far and he has been joined at the crease by the experienced Marlon Samuels. Windies need a further 172 runs from 30 overs.
Hope 42 (57b)
Samuels 9 (15b)
Mashrafe 4-0-27-0, Rubel 2-0-6-1
16.4 - West Indies 70/2. DM Bravo b Rubel Hossain 27 (43b 1x4 1x6) SR: 62.79
Rubel castles Bravo, WI lose second wicket
Rubel Hossain castles Darren Bravo, who was looking good on 27 as West Indies lost their second wicket. The 65-run partnership was broken by a moderately slow delivery from Rubel which hit the left-hander's leg-stump as he was looking to tuck it away.
Windies going strong in chase
Two sixes in the fifth over off Mashrafe Bin Mortaza signalled that a change of gear has taken place as Windies stay on course towards their required target of 256. 13 runs came off the 15th over as the run-rate climbed to 4.13.
Bravo 38 (51b)
Hope 25 (39b)
Mashrafe 2-0-7-0, Riyad 1-0-6-0
West Indies 37/1 after 10 overs
Darren Bravo and Shai Hope have kept the runs ticking amidst tight bowling from the spinners. Hope hit the first six of the innings when Mustafizur Rahman was brought into the attack. Tigers have been able to keep the runs in check so far as Windies reached 37 for the loss of 1 wicket after 10 overs.
1.2 - West Indies 5/1. C Hemraj lbw b Mehidy Hasan Miraz 3 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00
Mehedi Miraz has given Bangladesh the early breakthrough here as West Indies lost opener Chandrapaul Hemraj, out leg-before. Miraz's arm-ball did the trick as Hemraj was looking for the turn which did not come.
Late slow down takes Tigers to 255 for 7
Bangladesh 255/7 after 50 overs, 1-14 (Imrul, 3.3 ov), 2-125 (Tamim, 23.3 ov), 3-132 (Mushfiqur, 26.4 ov), 4-193 (Mahmudullah, 40.3 ov), 6-234 (Liton, 45.6 ov), 7-239 (Shakib, 46.6 ov)
Bangladesh posted 255 for the loss of seven wickets against West Indies in the second ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. Shakib Al Hasan's 62-ball 65 was the highlight of the innings while Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim also struck fifties.
Bangladesh scored 64 runs fior the loss of four wickets in the last 10 overs as Mehedi Miraz hit and missed quite a few deliveries.
46.6 – Bangladesh 239/7. Shakib Al Hasan b Roach 65 (62b 6x4 1x6) SR: 104.83
Shakib Al Hasan falls to Kemar Roach after a brilliant fifty. Windies have curbed their way back into the game after picking a few quick wickets.
45.6 - Bangladesh 234/6. Liton Das c Hetmyer b Paul 8 (14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.14
Bangladesh lose Liton Das as he tries to hit a big one. He plays across the line but is holed up at deep square leg.
Shakib hits brilliant 50
44.2 - Bangladesh 224/5. Shakib caught but it's a no-ball. He tried to pull an Oshane Thomas delivery but the ball caught him high on the bat and he was holed out at mid-wicket. But the delivery turned out to be a no-ball. Shakib hit the next delivery -- a free-hit-- for four to complete his 50.
42.6- Bangladesh 208/5. Soumya Sarkar c Bishoo b Thomas 6 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00
Soumya Sarkar ramped a delivery from Oshane Thomas straight down the throat of third man as Windies fight back. Liton Das returns to bat after he went off with an injured ankle while opening the innings.
40.3 - Bangladesh 193/4. Mahmudullah c Hetmyer b Powell 30 (51b 3x4 0x6) SR: 58.82
Mahmudullah Riyad falls after a wild slog across the line off the bowling of Windies captain Rovman Powell. The ball took the leading edge and the man at cover took the catch as Bangladesh lost their fourth wicket. Soumya Sarkar is the new batsman at the crease.
Riyad, Shakib star in fifty partnership
39.3 - Bangladesh 139/3. A leading edge from Shakib Al Hasan travels high and goes to the boundary through fine-leg. That brings up the fifty partnership off 75 deliveries.
Mahmudullah Riyad and Shakib Al Hasan have put on fifty-run partnership after the fall of two wickets. West Indies came back into the match after picking up the wickets of Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim Iqbal.
Bangladesh 160/3 after 35 overs
Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudllah Riyad try to rebuild the innings after the loss of experienced batsmen Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim Iqbal. Bangladesh have reache 160 for the loss of three wickets after the 35-over mark. The Windies pacers have bowled with venom after the wickets, Shakib and Riyad have weathered the early nerves.\
Mahmudullah 16 (35b)
Shakib 12 (23b)
Powell 4-0-22-0, Bishoo 10-1-27-1
End of over 30, Bangladesh 144/3
Bangladesh reach 144/3 after 30 overs following the loss of Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim, who had given the Tigers the momentum with a 111-run partnership. Both batsmen fell after scoring fifties.
Mahmudullah 6 (16b)
Shakib 6 (12b)
26.4 - Bangladesh 132/3. Mushfiqur Rahim c Hope b Thomas 62 (80b, 5 x 4, 0 x 6)
Mushfiqur out after Tamim as Windies fight back
Two quick wickets have brought West Indies back into the game. Mushfiqur pokes at a wide, away going delivery to edge behind.
Bangladesh 128/2 in 25 overs
Tamim Iqbal's dismissal for 50 has slowed things down momentarily, but Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan will soon be hoping to capitalise on what has been an excellent start.
23.3 - Bangladesh 125/2 after 22.3 overs. Tamim Iqbal c Roach b Bishoo 50 (63b, 4 x 4, 1 x 6)
Tamim went for the slog sweep off leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, failed to get a hold of it and was caught at deep midwicket by Kemar Roach.
22.3 - Bangladesh 119/1. Tamim reaches his 43rd ODI fifty an over and a half after Mushfiqur Rahim reached his 32nd.
20.6 - Bangladesh 112/1. Mushfiqur Rahim brings up his 32nd ODI fifty off 62 deliveries with a sigle down to third man.
Liton returns to the Stadium following scans
Good news for Bangladesh as Liton Das has returned after an X-ray and there was no fracture. He will be able to bat if the pain is managed.
Mushy and Tamim going strong
Bangladesh have done fantastically well since the wicket of Imrul Kayes. If Tamim Iqbal was the aggressor before, Mushfiqur Rahim followed suit soon after, hitting Roston Chase for back-to-back fours as Bangladesh reach 88 for 1 after 15 overs.
Bangladesh 88/1 after 15 overs
Mushfiqur 39 (42b)
Tamim 34 (38b)
Tamim, Mushy star in fifty partnership
Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim star in a fifty partnership off just 51 deliveries. The duo have looked immense after Bangladesh's loss of Liton Das to injury and Imrul Kayes falling for a duck. Tamim has been the aggressor, taking full advantage of the Powerplay, hitting Keemo Paul for a six off a free-hit over long on before a straight drive off the next delivery went for four.
Bangladesh 66/1 after 12 overs
Tamim 33 (37b)
Mushfiqur 18 (25)
End of over 10
Bangladesh reached 47 for 1 after 10 overs as Tamim and Mushfiqur mixed patience with aggression.
Tamim 19 (29b)
Mushfiqur 14 20b)
Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim have steadied the Tigers after the loss of Imrul Kayes's wicket. Earlier opener Liton Das went off with an ankle injury. Oshane Thomas and Kemar Roach have extracted good pace and bounce from the wicket so far. Tamim and Mushfiqur have played some fine shots amidst Roach and Oshane's spell, hitting some good-looking boundaries.
Meanwhile batsman Liton Das has been taken away for scans to his right foot
Bangladesh 40/1 after 8 overs
Tamim 18 (24b)
Mushfiqur 12 (13b)
Oshane 4-0-21-1, Roach 4-0-17-0
3.3 - Bangladesh 14/1. Imrul Kayes c Hope b Thomas 0 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
Imrul goes for naught
Paceman Oshane Thomas manages to get the outside edge of Imrul Kayes and the left-hander falls after a six-ball duck.
Mushfiqur 4 (3b)
Tamim 5 (9b)
Liton retires hurt
Liton Das has been stretchered off following an ankle injury. He was hit on the back of the ankle by a full delivery from Oshane Thomas. Imrul Kayes comes in to replace him.
Liton retires hurt after a 7-ball 5.
Bangladesh 14/0 after 3 ovrs
Tamim 5 (9b)
Imrul 0 (3b)
Tamim, Liton come out to bat
Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das are out in the open and both batsman have gotten off the mark in the first over bowled by Kemar Roach. Liton then proceeded to hit Oshane Thomas for four off the second ball of the second over with a lofted slice over point.
Windies win toss, Tigers to bat first
West Indies won and elected to field first in the second ODI against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla Natiional Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.
The Tigers have gone with the same XI that beat West Indies two days ago at the same venue. The visitors have made one change as Chandrapaul Hemraj comes in for Kieran Powell.
Bangladesh XI: Liton Das, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehedi Miraz, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza(C), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman
West Indies XI: Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope (wk), Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell (C), Roston Chase, Keemo Paul, Devendra Bishoo, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas
Bangladesh take on WI in big five’s 100th match together
Bangladesh will be looking to clinch the ODI series by winning the second ODI today against the West Indies in a match that will take Bangladesh’ current captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza level with Habibul Bashar as having led the team in the most ODIs.
The match will also mark the 100th international game that Bangladesh's Big five of Mashrafe, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad have played together. The 99 matches that the five pillars of Bangladesh have played together so far in comprise of 1 Test, 69 ODIs and 29 T20s.