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Bangladesh reaches 217 in 1st ODI with West Indies
Anamul Haque hits century as Bangladesh reaches 217 in 1st ODI with West Indies
Associated Press
2014-08-21 03:01 AM

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada (AP) -- A century by opening batsman Anamul Haque anchored Bangladesh to 217-9 off 50 overs in the first one-day international against the West Indies at the National Stadium on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old cracked 11 fours and a six in his 109 to lift the visitors after they were sent in by the hosts at the start of the three-match series.

Anamul, who struck his third century at this level, shared an opening stand of 41 with Tamim Iqbal, who contributed 26, and a sixth wicket partnership of 53 with Nasir Hossain, who also chipped in with 26.

Captain Dwayne Bravo took 4-32 for the West Indies.

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