Shakib Al Hasan claimed 4-8 on his return to worldwide cricket as Bangladesh made a profitable begin to the three-match ODI collection by beating West Indies by six wickets within the opening sport on Wednesday.
All-rounder Shakib was again after being given a two-year ban by the Worldwide Cricket Council in October 2019, with one 12 months suspended, for failing to report approaches from a bookmaker.
Due to his wily left-arm spin, Bangladesh bowled the vacationers out for 122 in 32.3 overs earlier than reaching 125-4 with 97 balls to spare in reply.
Debutant Hasan Mahmud and fellow quick bowler Mustafizur Rahman additionally performed key roles for the house group, taking 3-28 and 2-20 respectively.
Rain held the gamers up for about an hour after Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal received the toss and requested West Indies, that includes six ODI debutants, to bat.
Shakib, in his first sport for Bangladesh for the reason that 2019 World Cup, bowled seven overs in a row and ripped by means of the center order as West Indies misplaced three wickets for 11 runs.
Debutant Kyle Mayers and Rovman Powell, who hit two sixes, supplied some resistance with a partnership of 59 for the sixth wicket.
Mahmud picked up his first wicket by having Powell caught behind for 28 and adopted up by trapping Raymon Reifer lbw for naught with his subsequent ball.
Mayers top-scored with 40 earlier than being undone by a Mehidi Hasan supply that spun sharply.
Tamim, captaining the facet for the primary time after being appointed final March, then gave Bangladesh a flying begin to its reply by hitting 44 earlier than being stumped off West Indies captain Jason Mohammed.
Leg-spinner Akeal Hosein additionally clear bowled Tamim’s fellow opener Liton Das for 14 to say his first wicket on his debut.
However Mushfiqur Rahim, who completed 19 not out, ensured victory with a reverse-swept boundary previous third man. Hosein completed with 3-26 from his 10 overs.
It was Bangladesh’s first match after a nine-month layoff because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The collection is a part of the ICC World Cup Tremendous League which can decide which groups qualify for the 2023 World Cup in India.
A bunch of West Indies gamers, together with ODI captain Keiron Pollard and take a look at captain Jason Holder, have skipped the tour. The squad was additionally affected when quick bowler Romario Shepherd and leg-spinner Hayden Walsh Jr., examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The groups play the remaining ODIs on Friday and Monday, adopted by two take a look at matches in February.