30 Jul 2009

Bangladesh beat Windies to claim ODI series

5:15 am on 30 July 2009

Bangladesh has beaten West Indies by three wickets at Roseu in Dominica in the second of three one-day cricket internationals to secure a 2-0 lead with one match remaining

A weakened West Indies made 274 for six with Travis Dowlin hitting his maiden international century.

But Bangladesh reached the target in 49 overs with skipper Shakib Al Hasan produced a match-winning 65 as he and Mohammad Ashraful (64) put on 74 for the fourth wicket in just 10.3 overs.

The win adds to the successful tour of the Caribbean for Bangladesh who have also enjoyed their first test series win overseas.