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193/5 (20)
158/6 (20)
WI won by 35 runs.
Player of the match: Rovman Powell
 
West Indies head to Guyana with a 1-0 lead, ensuring they put themselves in an unassailable position in this series. Bangladesh have a chance to salvage a draw but they'll have to be much better as a unit. The final T20I will be played on Thursday, so we'll see you then. That us for tonight's game. Goodnight!
Nicholas Pooran (West Indies Captain): As a batting group, we wanted to take the game to the bowlers and put pressure on the bowlers. Today was the start of this template and it went well. Everyone needs to keep their focus. With a lot of T20 batting around the world, we feel like we want to set up the over early and attack the first three balls, and give our batsmen more options. The bowlers bowled well, even in their team. Hayden and Akeal used the pitch really well as did the Bangladesh bowlers. (On player's resting) We don't have a big pool of players so it's important for us to manage our workload. Alzarri has been important to us but it's good to see the other people step up. (On the crowd) These are one of the best fans in the Caribbean. We love you guys!
Mahmudullah (Bangladesh Captain): I think we didn't start well enough. There were too many loose balls upfront which gave them some momentum. In the middle we did well but Rovman took it away. With the batting, we weren't good enough. Shakib batted well but the others didn't chip in. When chasing a score like this, you have to go from ball one and make the most of the powerplay. Shakib did well and so did Afif but the others didn't contribute. Sometimes a break can help but it's a matter of time to get along.
Rovman Powell (Man of the Match): I think the plan is simple. Get myself in in the first 5-10 balls and then go after the bowlers. It's a good wicket and it's unfortunate that we have only two matches here. I think a lot of credit should be given to my batting coach. Was struggling with the spin in the past but his advice helped me a lot. The execution was good from the bowlers. Getting wickets in the powerplay was important and I want to thank the fans as the support was fantastic
West Indies won by 35 runs.

Rovman Powell - 61* (28) | Brandon King - 57 (43) | Romario Shepherd - 2/28
Shakib Al Hasan - 68* (52) | Shoriful Islam - 2/40 | Mahedi Hasan 1/31



It's a comprehensive victory for the West Indians in this second T20I. Bangladesh, as a unit, were second-best in all departments tonight and that reflects in the margin of victory. After rampant knocks from Brandon King and Rovman Powell set up the massive target for the visitors, the bowlers in Maroon took care of business.

Obed McCoy got the ball rolling, rocking Bangladesh with a double whammy in the second over as he dismissed both openers. Mahmudullah succumbed in the powerplay as well, leaving the middle order clutching for straws. Afif Hossain tried to add some impetus to the innings but he too fell to the pressure pilled on with Shakib turtling along from the other end.

While he piled on the runs towards the end, he left himself and his side too much to do. With over 40 dot balls in the innings, while chasing a target of 194, Bangladesh did themselves no favors in this run chase. They've simply paid the price for that today.

The West Indian bowlers were excellent when conditions weren't the easiest with the rain around. McCoy set the game up for them with a couple of wickets up front, while Romario Shepherd bagged a brace as well. Akeal Hosein was tidy as ever as he got one for himself, as did Odean Smith. Hayden Walsh went wicketless but he was the most economical bowler of the lot, which will be a good boost for the youngster.

So, West Indies take the one-nil lead in this three-match series. Lovely scenes at Dominica as the team take a lap around the ground, thanking the fans for their support. A few autographs, handshakes, and selfies there. The people in the Caribbean sure do love their cricket as they dance along with the music.
Victory for the West Indies and in dominant fashion! A professional defense and Nicholas Pooran can be a happy captain. West Indies win by 35 runs to go 1-0 up in the series!
20
overs
158 /6 score
W
4
1
1w
0
1w
0
1
runs
cricket bat icon Shakib Al Hasan *
68 (52)
cricket bat icon Mahedi Hasan
5 (2)
cricket ball icon Romario Shepherd
2 /28
19.6 Romario Shepherd to Shakib Al Hasan, bowls a yorker and Shakib dugs this one towards the cover region for a single. That's it. There's only one winner in this contest and West Indies take a 1-0 lead in the series
19.5 Romario Shepherd to Shakib Al Hasan, fuller delivery angling across, Shakib tries to drill this one down to extra cover but misses 
19.5 Romario Shepherd to Shakib Al Hasan, length delivery sliding down leg. Have to reload again
19.4 Romario Shepherd to Shakib Al Hasan, nails the yorker spot on and Shakib managed to only drive it back 
19.4 Romario Shepherd to Shakib Al Hasan, length delivery going down leg. Wide signalled but Pooran is not happy with the decision
19.3 Romario Shepherd to Mahedi Hasan, fuller delivery middle and leg, Hasan clips this one to deep mid-wicket for a single
19.2 Romario Shepherd to Mahedi Hasan, fuller delivery angling across, Mahedi goes over extra cover and gets off the mark with a boundary
Mahedi Hasan, RHB, comes to the crease.
19.1 Romario Shepherd to Mosaddek Hossain, EDGED AND TAKEN. Length delivery angling across, Hossain heaves it across but gets an outside edge on that occasion and Pooran makes no mistake.
Mosaddek Hossain c Nicholas Pooran b Romario Shepherd 15 (11b 0x4 1x6)
Romario Shepherd [3.0-0-20-1] is back into the attack to bowl the final over of the innings. He will bowl around the wicket.
150 up for Bangladesh and it seems as though Shakib has woken up to the requirements of this chase a wee bit too late. If only he looked to tee off much earlier... Last rites remain now...
19
overs
150 /5 score
2
6
1
1
4
6
runs
cricket bat icon Shakib Al Hasan *
67 (49)
cricket bat icon Mosaddek Hossain
15 (10)
cricket ball icon Obed McCoy
2 /37
18.6 Obed McCoy to Shakib Al Hasan, SIX MORE! Short delivery and Shakib goes back and pulls it over deep square leg. The sweet sound of the bat though