Anamul Haque reached his third ODI century © Getty Images
Anamul Haque reached his third ODI century © Getty Images

Aug 20, 2014

Bangladesh reached 230 in their allotted 50 overs in the first One-day International (ODI) of the three match series at at St George’s, Grenada against the West Indies. Anamul Haque the Bangladeshi opener reached his third ODI century during the course of the match. His century came in 133 balls with nine four and one huge six.

Earlier West Captain Dwayne Bravo won the toss and asked Bangladesh to bat first. Openers made a steady strat, but in the middle overs they lost regular wickets. Anamul held the innings together. For West Indies captain Bravo took four wicket for 32 runs.

This tour comprises three ODIs, one T20 Internationals and two Tests. Bangladesh have come into this tour without Shakib Al Hasan, who has been suspended due to disciplinary reasons. That leaves Mushfiqur Rahim with a lot to do. This is a new setup for Bangladesh as they have Chandrika Hathurasinghe coming in as a coach.


Brief Scores:

Bangladesh 217 for nine in 50 overs (Anamul Haque 109, Nasir Hossain 26 ; Dwayne Bravo four of 32 ) against West Indies

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