July 11, 2010

Bangladesh won against England by 5 runs

Yesterday, Bangladesh played ODI match against England at County Ground, Nevil Road, Bristol, England. England won the toss and put Bangladesh to bat first.

Tamim Iqbal did not play well as he got out in the first delivery of the sixth over by giving a straight catch to Craig Kieswetter. He returned scoring only 18 runs from 23 deliveries. After the fall of their first wicket, Bangladesh made two good partnership which help the team to go in the positive track. Non-strike opener Imrul Kayes stayed till 43.2 over scoring 76 runs from 111 deliveries. After 50 overs, Bangladesh scored 236 runs in total and lost 7 wickets. Ajmal Shahzad took 3 wickets for England.

England started their chase of 237 runs with the openers Andrew Strauss and Craig Kieswetter. They both opened the innings well and played till England put up a total of 49 runs. At 7.5 over, England lost its first wicket. After this fall, England kept on loosing wickets in regular intervals. Jonathan Trott played one down and he was playing till the fall of England's last wicket. England needed 6 runs from 4 deliveries and has one wicket in hand. But Jonathan Trott got out by giving a clear catch to Jahurul Islam. Hence England lost all its 10 wickets and fell before Bangladesh.

Bangladesh won the match by 5 wickets. Man of the match was chosen as Mashrafe Mortaza.

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