Sammy stars in WI victory

Dhaka: Captain Darren Sammy smashed an aggressive half-century and then took three wickets for 28 runs to guide West Indies to a 75-run victory against Bangladesh in the fourth one-day international to level the five-match series at 2-2 on Friday.

Sammy hit five boundaries and two sixes in smashing 60 off 62 balls Friday to steer West Indies to 211 for nine after the visitors had lost three wickets for four runs to collapse to 102 for six. Darren Bravo hit 34 while Marlon Samuels (27) and Kieran Powell (26) also made starts.

Mahmudullah took three for 46, Elias Sunny grabbed a couple for 21, and Abdur Razzak chipped in with two for 47.

The hosts made a terrible start, falling to 7 for four before being bundled out for 136 in 34.1 overs at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Allrounder Mahmudullah top-scored with an unbeaten 56, while captain Mushfiqur Rahim made 27.


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