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Bangladesh beat WI Under 19

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2008 | 1:24 PM

The young West Indies suffered a setback in their final preparation for the Under 19 Youth World Cup starting later this month in Malaysia, yesterday.

Hosts Bangladesh beat the Caribbean team by 52 runs in the last game of their four-match warm-up series at the Narayanganj Osmani Stadium.

Bangladesh win the series 2-1 after the opening match was rained out.

Chasing 233 for victory, the young West Indies were dismissed for 180 in 47.4 overs.

Captain Shamarh Brooks hit six boundaries in a top score of 52 from 75 balls.

Bowling for Bangladesh, Subashis Roy finished with four for 27, Suhrawadi Shuvo three for 26 and Golam Kibria two for 31.

Bangladesh scored 232 for seven from their 50 overs.

Steven Jacob was the most successful bowler for the young West Indies taking two for 39.

The West Indies face India, South Africa and Papua New Guineas in Group ‘B’ of the World Cup, which begins on Sunday, February 17.