Roston Chase delivered superlative performance with bat and ball to see West Indies beat Afghanistan by seven wickets in the opening game of three-match one-day series played at Luck now on Wednesday.
The day started with West Indies Skipper Kieron Pollard winning the toss and deciding to bowl first on a two-paced wicket.However, his decision proved be accurate as Afghanistan were dismissed for 194 runs all out in their allotted 50 overs.
The star of the show for Afghanistan was Rahmat Shah, who scored splendid 61 off 80 balls with the help six fours and one six. He was well supported by Ikram Ali Khil, who scored a brisk 58 off 62 balls with the help of six boundaries and a six.
Roston Chase’s all-round heroics saw West Indies register a comfortable win over Bangladesh in the opening game of the one-day series played at
For West Indies, pacer Jason Holder was the star of the show as he claimed two wickets and gave away 21 runs in his quota of 10 overs. Part-time spinner Roston Chase also bowled well and picked up two key wickets for the side in this game.
Chasing 195 runs was always going for to be easy task for West Indies as Shai Hope and Roston Chase put on a 163-run partnership to seal a comfortable win. Roston Chase finished the innings with the top score of 94 runs off 115 with the help of 11 boundaries. He was well supported by Shai Hope, who chipped in with 77 not out off 133 balls with the help of five boundaries.
For Afghanistan, off-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman bowled well and claimed two wickets in his quota of ten overs. Pacer Naveen ul Haq also delivered a decent bowling performance and finished with figures of 1 for 30 in his eight overs.