Update March 9, 2015

Dhaka 4-15 am, 25-May, 2020

Mahmudullah ton sets England to chase 275

Sumel Sarker

Bangladesh cricket

Bangladesh vs England

09 March 2015, Nirapad News: Shakib Al Hasan edged a gentle offs pin bowling of Moeen Ali at slip to be dismissed for just and Bangladesh became 99/4 at 22nd over.

Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah however steadied the ship with a a brilliant 141-run partnership of 143 balls to revive Bangladesh chances.

Mahmudullah was run out for 102 when the score was 240 after 45.4 overs.

The partnership has also broken the highest wicket partnership of Bangladesh in world cup game which occurred just in the last match against Scotland when Tamim and Mahmudullah made a 139-run stand.

Mushfiq got out in the bowling of Broad when he skied one to mid-off for Jordan. He scored 89 off 77 balls.

Bangladesh posted 275/7 after their stipulated 50 overs. England need to score 5.52 per over to clinch the match.

Bangladesh have lost both the openers cheaply against England in the 33rd match of World cup 2015 at Adelaide, Australia .

However, Mahmudullah and Soumya Sarkar made a good 86-run partnership.

Sarkar got out in a short ball of Chris Jordan that was held by Wicket keeper Jos Butler. He scored 40 off 52.

English bowler Anderson picked up Tamim and Kayes in his first two overs, respectively first and third of the innings.

Kayes got out for two in the fifth ball of the innings while Tamim was gone for the identical score when the score was 8.

A win for tigers will put them into the quarter-final for the first time in World cup history while England must win this game to keep their hopes alive.

Bangladesh have made two changes, injured opener Anamul is replaced by Imrul Kayes and all-rounder Nasir Hussain is dropped for the sake of Arafat Sunny, the left arm spinner.

Bangladesh have won 2 out of their 4 games and lost a game while the remaining one was washed out to give them 5 points.

England meanwhile won 1 and lost 3 for 4 points.

Bangladesh was the victorious side in the same encounter on last world cup back at Chittagong on 2011, they have not met since then.

England: Moeen Ali, I Bell, A Hales, J Root, E Morgan*, J Taylor, J Buttler (wk), C Woakes, C Jordan, S Broad, J Anderson

Bangladesh: T Iqbal, I Kayes, S Sarkar, M Mahmudullah, S Al Hasan, M Rahim (wk), S Rahman, M Mortaza*, A Sunny, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed.


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