Bangladesh- 275/7; England-260/10
Adelaide: A huge set back for England at the World Cup. The English team lost to Bangladesh by 15 runs in their Pool A encounter. Batting first, Bangladesh set a score of 275 on the board for England. Mahmudullah scored 103 runs and he was assisted by Mushfiqur Rahim’s 89. In the reply, England never really looked composed. According to the tradition, it is always difficult to chase at the Adelaide oval under lights.Falling no exception, the English side suffered a humiliating defeat in the hands of Bangladesh. England was all out with 260 on the score board. Ian Bell scored 62 runs and Butler was the highest scorer of Eoin Morgan’s side with 65. Rubel Hossain took 4 wickets for Bangladesh The loss nearly ended England’s chances for qualifying for the quarter finals. On the other hand, with this win, Bangladesh almost sealed their super 8 spot. In all probabilities, as of now, Bangladesh to play India in the quarters.