Dhaka: West Indies at long last have motivations to be glad. Shai Hope, one of their few batting positives, on Tuesday, delivered an innings that is certain to anchor an extraordinary place in the historical backdrop of West Indies cricket.
The wicketkeeper batsman scored his third ODI century to help secure a four-wicket win for West Indies in a last-over spine chiller against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
Pursuing 256, an objective set by Bangladesh on the back of half-hundreds of years from Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan, Hope struck a profession best unbeaten 146 and saw West Indies over the line with two balls to go.
Expectation conveyed the whole innings on his shoulder with critical commitments from Darren Bravo and Marlon Samuels, and Keemo Paul down the request and helped West Indies draw level.
Expectation, opening the innings, lost his accomplice Chandrapaul Hemraj in the second finished. He and Darren Bravo put on 65 keeps running for the second wicket before the association was broken by Rubel Hossain.
Upon Bravo's leave, Samuels and Hope included a crucial 62 run stand that steadied the West Indies innings in the center overs. Mustafizur Rahman and Rubel struck with hardly a pause in between to leave the guests in a spot of trouble and 157 for 5 however Hope continued onward. He hit 12 limits and three sixes.
With the asking rate climbing, Hope changed gears effortlessly and raised his 100 and included another 46 keeps running in speedy time. He was upheld well by Paul, who confronted 31 balls for his 18.
Earlier, in their 100th international match together, the greatest trio in Bangladesh cricket stroked their approach to half-hundreds of years that made ready for a 250 or more aggregate.
Tamim got 50 off 63 balls, Mushfiqur made 62 from 80 and Shakib was the innings' best scorer with 65 from 62 after Rovman Powell put the hosts in. Mahmudullah contributed with 30, a convenient innings that additional to an overwhelming aggregate.
West Indies tearaway quick bowler Oshane Thomas had the best figures of 3/54 while everything except Roston Chase took no less than one wicket.
Bangladesh ended up in early issues after Liton Das was compelled to resign hurt subsequent to being hit on the back leg. At that point, a free drift outside off stump from Imrul Kayes (0) off Thomas left the hosts at 14/1.
Tamim and Mushfiqur put on 111 with the opener hitting four fours and a six in his fifty, which was trailed by Mushfiqur leaving seven runs later, additionally edging Thomas to Hope behind the stumps.
Shakib and Mahmudullah included 61, and Shakib was last out at 239/7 out of 47 overs having hit six fours and a six. Liton returned to bat and was out for 8.