Bangladesh beat West Indies by five wickets in first ODI

Mushfiqur Rahim top scored with 55 not out as Bangladesh reached their target 196 for the loss of five wickets in 35.1 overs.

FILE: Bangladeshi cricketer Mustafizur Rahman (C) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of the West Indies cricketer Devendra Bishoo during the first One Day International (ODI) between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on 9 December 2018. Picture: AFP.

DHAKA - Bangladesh defeated West Indies by five wickets in the first one-day international at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.

Mushfiqur Rahim top scored with 55 not out as Bangladesh reached their target 196 for the loss of five wickets in 35.1 overs.

Earlier, three wickets each for Mashrafe Mortaza and Mustafizur Rahman helped them restrict West Indies to 195-9, as Shai Hope scored 43.

The second contest of the three-match series will be held at the same ground on Tuesday.