Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets in Cricket World Cup

Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan celebrates reaching his century against the West Indies. (Reuters)
Updated 17 June 2019

Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets in Cricket World Cup

  • Shakib Al Hasan’s brilliant century clinched a memorable seven-wicket win over the West Indies
  • Shakib blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 deliveries to lead Bangladesh to 322-3 with 8.3 overs to spare

TAUNTON: Bangladesh powered to the second highest run chase in World Cup history as Shakib Al Hasan’s brilliant century clinched a memorable seven-wicket win over the West Indies on Monday.
Shakib blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 deliveries to lead Bangladesh to 322-3 with 8.3 overs to spare at Taunton.
Bangladesh’s joint highest one-day international run chase put them behind only Ireland’s 329-7 against England in 2011 in the history of successful World Cup chases.
Mashrafe Mortaza’s side remain in with a chance of reaching the semifinals after their second win in five matches.


Trio of Saudi golf stars to compete with world’s best at 2020 Saudi International

Updated 28 January 2020

Trio of Saudi golf stars to compete with world’s best at 2020 Saudi International

  • Saudi pro Othman Almulla and National Golf Team members Saud Alsharif and Faisal Salhab will feature alongside the sport’s biggest names
  • Saudi International offers both a massive opportunity and a challenge for the talented trio

RIYADH: Saudi’s leading golfers, professional Othman Almulla and National Golf Team members, amateurs, Saud Alsharif and Faisal Salhab will carry the hopes of their nation as they proudly represent the Kingdom, in this week’s Saudi International, powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers.

The second annual edition of Saudi Arabia’s only professional tournament, a European Tour event held at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City – from January 30th through February 2nd, offers both a massive opportunity and challenge to the talented trio, as golf continues to emerge a new sporting force in the Kingdom.

Calm and relaxed ahead of one the biggest weeks in their sporting lives, all three golfers addressed global, regional and local media with confidence, only focusing on the positives for the coming days as they prepare to compete against the very best in the world, including American world number 1, Brooks Koepka and world number 5, Dustin Johnson.