ST GEORGE'S, Grenada – Kieron Pollard hit a brilliant 89 off 70 balls to pilot West Indies to victory over Bangladesh by 3 wickets in the 1st Dhaka Bank One-Day International on Wednesday.

He marched to the crease with the Windies in trouble at 34-5 – after they restricted the visitors to 217-9 off 50 overs in front an appreciative crowd at Grenada National Stadium.

The powerful 27-year-old Pollard hit five fours and six sixes as he added match-winning stand of 145 with Denesh Ramdin (74 off 76 balls).

West Indies ended on 219-7 off 39.4 overs to win with 62 balls to spare


Wednesday, August 20: 1st Dhaka Bank ODI – West Indies won by 3 wickets at National Stadium, St. George's, Grenada

Friday, August 22: 2nd Dhaka Bank ODI – National Stadium

Monday, August 25: 3rd Dhaka Bank ODI – Warner Park, Basseterre, St. Kitts (day/night)

Wednesday, August 27: Dhaka Bank T20 International – Warner Park (night)

Friday, September 5 to Tuesday, September 9: 1st Dhaka Bank Test – Arnos Vale, St. Vincent

Saturday, September 13 to Wednesday, September 17: 2nd Dhaka Bank Test – Beausejour Ground, St. Lucia