T20 World Cup : England have ascended to an second consecutive win in the Twenty20 World Cup with an eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh on Wednesday, in the first ever match in this format. The opening batsman Jason Roy smashed 61 off 38 balls as England triumphed to a goal of 125 runs in 14.1 overs during the Super 12 clash in Abu Dhabi. Roy made the seventh T20 half-century, hitting a single 6 in the 50th game and put on a vital partnership of 73 with Dawid Malan who scored an unbeaten 28.
Left-arm fast Tymal Mills picked up three wickets, combining together with spinners Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone to restrict Bangladesh to 124-9.
Eoin Morgan’s England is the world’s top one ranked T20 team, are top Group 1 with two big victories following a six-wicket crushing of the defending champions West Indies in their tournament opening match.
Bangladesh which were defeated in their first Super 12 match by Sri Lanka losing regular wickets when they chose not to play first Abu Dhabi.
After allowing 10-runs in the first in the innings, Moeen returned to put himself on the verge of a hat-trick within the second over of his innings, but was stopped to Mushfiqur Rahim. Rahim topped the scoring with 29.
Moeen was an off-spinner who was Liton Das caught on high square leg to score nine, later returned Mohammad Naim trudging back to the pavilion for five.
Bangladesh discovered themselves in trouble at 26-3 as Chris Woakes claimed Shakib Al Hasan’s prized scalp with Adil Rashid making a smart catch as he ran backwards. Shakib fell for four.
Mushfiqur along with skipper Mahmudullah Riyad, who scored 19 attempts to repair the damage of the 37-run partnership, but Livingstone struck.
Livingstone trapped Mushfiqur in a lbw. England needed to make use of the umpire’s recommendation to make the decision ruled in their favor after the official on field declared it to be not out.
Bangladesh continued to falter after a run-out caused Afif Hossain’s wicket for five, and Mahmudullah was dismissed, for 19 minutes later, while Livingstone taking another wicket.
Nineteenth Nasum Ahmed struck the unbeaten number 19 from 9 balls to show Bangladesh a boost. Bangladesh number a bit of respect. the batsman smashed Rashid with two sixes, and an unbeaten 4 in the 19th ball of.
But the result was under par, with England batsmen having no trouble in their batting in spite of Jos Buttler’s wicket of 18.
Roy struck five sixes and three fours in his brisk bowling that took the heat off his Bangladesh bowling.
Malan who was playing for the first time in a T20 World Cup match, gained valuable batting time after the left-handed player did not have a opportunity to bat in his first game.Jonny Bairstow hit the winning boundary with his unbeaten 8.T20 World Cup
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