Windies lose second Youth ODI to Bangladesh
West Indies Under-19s stumbled to a 63-run defeat against Bangladesh in their second match of their Youth One-day International series here on yesterday.
Bangladesh Under-19s leveled the seven-match series 1-1 after Rahatul Ferdous followed half-centuries from Mossadek Hossain and Jashimuddin with a destructive spell of spin bowling.
Jeremy Solozano led the way with a with 44 from 77 balls, but the hosts were restricted to 196 for nine from 50 overs, replying to Bangladesh Under-19s 259 for seven at Bourda Oval.
Jofra Archer made 35 for the West Indies Under-19s, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of West Indies batting stalwart Shivnarine Chanderpaul, scored 25, and Tristan Coleman and Shimron Hetmyer added 21 apiece.
However the Caribbean side’s batting was undermined by the left-arm spin of Rahatul, who finished with five for 55 from his ten overs.
Wayward West Indies Under-19 bowling saw Mossadek take advantage with 70 from 119 balls that included five fours and Man-of-the-Match Jashimuddin struck eight fours in 63 from 81 balls in a third-wicket stand of 92.
The homeside leaked 41 extras including a whopping 26 wides, as Nazmul Hossain Shanto gathered 42, sharing 62 for the fourth wicket with Jashimuddin, and opener Shadman Islam got 23.
West Indies Under 19s off-spinner Bryan Charles, along with new-ball bowlers Jerome Jones and Jofra Archer grabbed two wickets apiece but hometown kid, left-arm spinner Gudakesh Motie-Kanhai was the most economical, taking one for 33 from his ten overs.
The seven-match series continues tomorrow, when the two sides meet under the lights again at the Guyana National Stadium.