Bangladesh vs England Match Details
- Bangladesh cricket team was let down by their batting unit in the first One Day International.
- England are leading the three-match ODI series by 1-0. They have now won three of the last five games against the Tigers.
- The two teams have faced each other in 22 games so far. England have emerged victorious 18 times while the hosts have won only four games.
A high-profile battle of cricket awaits cricket fans on February, March 03, as the Bangladesh cricket team will go one-on-one against England in the second One Day International of the three-match series. The two teams are all set to play against each other at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.
Bangladesh and England entered the series with contrasting fates in their last 50-over format outing. England lost their most recent ODI series against South Africa last month by 1-2. However, the Tigers were brilliant in their last ODI series in December against India as they hammered the Men in Blue by 2-1.
The England cricket team has perfectly redeemed itself in their tour to Bangladesh. They dished out a stunning performance both with the bat and ball to score a big win by three wickets. The game started with the host team winning the toss and opting to bat first.
It was a bad decision by the hosts as their batters failed to make an impact in the first innings. They lost their first wicket early in the game in the form of Liton Das, who scored seven runs off 15 balls. It was followed by Tamim Iqbal and Najmul Hossain Shanto scoring a good partnership in the middle. The two batters looked good as Iqbal scored 23 runs while Shanto added 58 runs.
However, they could not prolong their stay in the middle and no other Bangladesh batter could not make any impact. Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Mark Wood, and Jofra Archer were the top bowlers for the visitors as they picked two wickets each.
Towards the end of the first innings, Mahmudullah made good efforts with a knock of 31 runs. At the end of their 50 overs, Bangladesh scored 209 runs. Chasing the score, English also faced trouble as their two opening batter Jason Roy and Philip Salt were dismissed for four and 12 runs, respectively.
However, the visitors were successful in avoiding a clash courtesy of Dawid Malan. He hammered a big knock of not out 114 runs off 145 balls. His exploits took the team home in 48.4 overs. Meanwhile, Taijul Islam was the pick of the bowler for the Tigers with three wickets to his name in ten overs.
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