Akeal Hosein, Johnson Charles star as West Indies beat Uganda by 134 runs

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West Indies strikes to second place in Group C factors desk after massive win vs Uganda.

Akeal Hosein weaved magic along with his spin and restricted Uganda to the joint-lowest whole within the historical past of the T20 World Cup. Hosein was the architect of Uganda’s downfall, his relentless assault allowed the co-hosts to hammer their opposition comprehensively and sealed a thumping 134-run win on the Providence Stadium on Saturday (native time).

Hosein accomplished his five-wicket haul within the first seven overs. Uganda batters struggled to learn his variation and misplaced their wickets by getting bowled or trapped in entrance of the stumps for LBW. They struggled to counter Hosein and the remainder of the West Indies bowlers joined the motion to make fast work of Uganda. Uganda folded on 39 in 12 overs which is the joint-lowest whole within the competitors’s historical past.

The Netherlands bundled out for a rating of 39 in opposition to Sri Lanka in Chattogram in 2014. West Indies flattered their followers and maintained their unbeaten run within the ongoing version of the competitors. Earlier within the innings, the sport began with two quiet overs after West Indies received the toss. Johnson Charles determined to open his arms and play on the offensive foot in opposition to the Uganda pacers.

Johnson’s compatriot Brandon King was dismissed by left-arm spinner Alpesh Ramjani. Nicholas Pooran smashed three fast towering sixes to maintain the momentum in West Indies’ favour. Pooran’s attacking intent was out shortly as he tried to clear the rope in skipper Brian Masaba.

The co-hosts loved a short-lived 29-run stand between Charles and captain Rovman Powell. In the eleventh over, Powell confirmed his sheer energy as he muscled the ball out of the stadium and registered a 107m six. However, each batters could not profit from their sturdy begin. After the duo’s dismissal, Uganda discovered a approach again and pulled off successive yorkers to maintain West Indies batters at bay.

Their dying bowling was executed to close perfection. They restricted the hard-hitting duo of Andre Russell and Romario Shepherd primarily to runs behind sq.. But their well-executed efforts in dying overs went in useless with Russell selecting up 4 boundaries which powered West Indies to 173/5.

Brief Score: West Indies 173/5 (Johnson Charles 44, Andre Russell 30*; Brian Masaba 2-31) vs Uganda 39 (Juma Miyagi 13*; Akeal Hosein 5-11, Alzarri Joseph 2-6).

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA employees and is printed from PTI/ANI)


Nilesh Desai
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