West Indies fans enjoyed a commanding performance from their team in the second T20 International, as they brushed aside Bangladesh by 35 runs at Windsor Park to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series on Monday.
With international cricket returning to the island for the first time since 2017, spectators packed the stands and they witnessed a fine inning from Rovman Powell (61 not out off 28 balls) which set up the match-winning total of 193 for five wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
Opener Brandon King too scored a superb 57 from 43 balls as the hosts move into the final game on July 7 eyeing a clean sweep after the first T20 was washed out. King played the anchor role with two half-century partnerships -- 74 for the third wicket with Pooran (34) and 63 for the fourth wicket with Powell.
In reply to West Indies' big total, Bangladesh struggled from some superb new-ball bowling from Obed McCoy and finished on 158/6 from their 20 overs. Shakib Al Hasan top-scored with 69 not out from 52 balls to reach the milestone of 2,000 runs in his 98th T20 International.
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The third game of the series will be played in Guyana.