SKN PULSE Staff Writer
The atmosphere at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium was one of excitement as 10, 000 fans anticipated victory for the Bangladesh Team. However, with sheer determination and a will to persevere, the West Indian youths ensured the West Indies Team walked away victorious.
Set a total of 227, the West Indies reached their target with three wickets in hand and eight balls remaining. West Indies were cruising at 147 for 3 and seemed to be buckle under pressure after captain Shimron Hetmyer fell for 60. They lost two more wickets for 34 runs but were salvaged by Shamar Springer’s unbeaten 62 after his incisive spell of 10-0-36-2. His performance earned him man of the match honours.
Even with uncertainty looming over the West Indies T-20 selected squad, the West Indies Under 19s are gaining ample media coverage as performances continue to stun opposing fans.
West Indies will now advance to the finals where they would face India on Sunday 14th February, 2016.