Bangladesh vs West Indies

Bangladesh vs West Indies

Bangladesh vs West Indies

Evin Lewis and Keemo Paul provided a glimpse of the future for West Indies as the Caribbean side won only their second series in any format this year with a dominant 50-run victory over Bangladesh, in a controversial decisive third Twenty20 global here Saturday.

West Indies, who won Saturday's match by 50 runs, were victims of an erroneous no-ball call that could not be overturned by review and Braithwaite was critical of the umpiring throughout the tour though he insisted he was not alleging "cheating".

Officiating in an global match, a local umpire called Windies pacer Oshane Thomas' deliveries no-ball when his foot was clearly inside the line.

A television replay showed the delivery had been legal, and Brathwaite and his teammates were furious after seeing the big screen images in the Dhaka stadium. But I found that every time I have been playing for the West Indies, the decisions have hampered us.

Match referee Jeff Crowe rushed to the middle and a long discussion followed with Brathwaite and Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan. But Brathwaite was told that the rules remain unclear on whether one can seek a review on such calls. But if it isn't called, it can be reversed checking the video.

"Sanctions may come and go, but if you don't stand for something, you fall for everything", Brathwaite told the media after the game.

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Brathwaite went to the match referee after Thursday's 36-run defeat in the second match as he felt close decisions throughout the series went against his side. I think it showed that when we played a passionate game by doing the right things, then things happen for us, we need the officials to give what is rightfully ours.

West Indies captain Carlos Braithwaite said the no ball decision was a hard one for his bowler to take when he'd done nothing wrong.

"I never ever want to accuse someone of cheating". They are professionals as well. Luckily for the visitors, they managed to bowl out the hosts for 140 and win the match by 50 runs to clinch the series 2-1.

With the play stopped for almost eight minutes, Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan also came out to the infield to have a chat with the match referees. On the fourth ball of the over, Liton Das played the ball past Robman Powell, who was fielding at square leg, and it looked destined to go to the boundary.

Bangladesh wrapped up the Test and the ODI series earlier.

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