Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Double whammy!

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DHAKA – Attractive half-centuries from Marlon Samuels and Lendl Simmons inspired West Indies to a crushing eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the second One-Day International (ODI) yesterday, earning the Caribbean side only their second ODI series win in three years.
Chasing Bangladesh’s moderate 220 all out off 48.5 overs, West Indies were propelled to their target by Samuels’ unbeaten 88 and Simmons’s 80 at the Shere Bangla National Stadium.
The pair posted 111 for the second wicket, after Danza Hyatt (39) and Simmons had laid the platform for the run chase with a measured 71-run opening stand.
“The hard work is paying off. I have been putting in a lot of work and I’m seeing the benefits,” Samuels said afterwards. (CMC)
 
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