England have faced a huge setback in CWC 2023 against New Zealand in their first game. They needed a big win to close the gap in NRR, as it can effect their Semi-Final chances. England took on Bangladesh at Dharmasala on 10th October. Dawid Malan with his century laid ground work for a big score. Bangladesh could not give much competition to them. England won the match by 137 runs in an authoritative way.
Bangladesh have won the toss and elected to field first. England opened the innings aggressively. Jonny Bairstow(52) and Joe Root(82) took on bowlers along with Dawid Malan. Malan scored 140 runs from 107 balls and missed out on a well-deserved 200. England has put 364/9 in 50 Overs. Mahedi Hasan(4/71), Shoriful Islam(3/75), Shakib Al Hasan(1/52) and Taskin Ahmed(1/38) took wickets for Bangladesh.
In the chase, Litton Das(76) and Mushfiqur Rahim(51), Towhid Hridoy(39) batted well for Bangladesh. Recce Topley took 3 wickets of Top-order batsmen for England and laid foundation for huge win. In 48.2 Overs, Bangladesh scored 227 runs and lost the match by 137 runs. Reece Topley(4/43), Chris Woakes(2/49) took big wickets for England. Dawid Malan for his century got Player of the Match award.
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