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WEST INDIES GOT their World Twenty20 campaign back on track today with a commanding 73-run win over hosts Bangladesh who were bowled out for just 98.
The reigning champions suffered a heavy defeat against India in their opening match, while Bangladesh only just made the super tens after tasting a surprise defeat to Hong Kong in their last qualifier.
Dwayne Smith smacked 72 and Chris Gayle hit a run-a-ball 48 as the West Indies made 171 for seven. They lost four wickets, three going to Al-Amin Hossain.
Leg-spinner Samuel Badree took four wickets and seamer Krishmar Santokie grabbed three.
West Indies will take on Australia on Friday.
West Indies: 171/7 (20 Overs). Dwayne Smith 72, Chris Gayle 48, Marlon Samuels 18, Darren Sammy* 14*; Al-Amin Hossain 4-0-21-3, Shakib Al Hasan 3-0-21-1, Mahmudullah 3-0-27-1, Ziaur Rahman 1-0-16-1.
Bangladesh: 98 All Out (19.1 Overs). Mushfiqur Rahim 22, Mashrafe Mortaza 19, Mominul Haque 16, Sohag Gazi 11; Samuel Badree 4-0-15-4, Krishmar Santokie 4-0-17-3, Andre Russell 2.1-0-10-2, Sunil Narine 4-0-17-1.


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