Mumbai: This is ICC Match Cricket World Cup 2019 match 12 in which hosts England to take on Bangladesh in Cardiff. Both teams suffered close defeats in their previous outings and will be eager to set things right.
The reason for winning Bangladesh’s toss was to bowl before the seam options on this green pitch. Bangladesh plays the same XI which was less defeated than New Zealand. With one change in the two teams, Liam Plunkett came back in the favour. Moin Ali makes way for them, that is why Root is England’s second spinner.
It was slow to start for England in first five over later on it was 100 run partnership between Jason Roy 153 and Jonny Bairstow 51.
Meanwhile, middle order for England middle order contributed well Jos Buttler batted fantastically for his 64, and Plunkett and Woakes pushed the total even higher than it looked like it was going to be in the final few overs.
It was poor bowling and fielding performance by Bangladesh players. Each of the bowlers provided run with an economy of 8.66 per over.
It was difficult to chase the huge total of 387 round against England which was easily witnessed by Bangladesh bowlers as they lost some early wickets both the openers completely failed to contribute runs or their team.
On the other end, it was Shakib Al Hasan who was building his innings but didn’t get any support from other batsmen. Hasan scored 121 runs but lastly lost his wicket to Ben Stokes. Bangladesh lost their wickets on a continues basis due to which they failed to chase the target and bowled out at 280 runs.
Mushfiqur Rahim contributed well of 44 runs but failed to convert it into a big score, whereas other player failed to perform well. It was an all-round performance by England players with bat, bowl and in fielding as well by which they defeated Bangladesh by 106 runs.