England Beat Bangladesh by 8 Wickets

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London, In the inaugural match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, England beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets. The first match of the ICC Champions Trophy was played on Thursday between England vs Bangladesh. The team of Bangladesh played first and it scored 305 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Tamim Iqbal made 128 runs and Mushfiq ur Raheem made 79 runs. The other players like Shakib ul Hassan made 10 runs and Sabbir Rehman made 24 runs. Liam Plunket got 4 wickets while Ben Stokes and Jack Ball got one wicket each. Bangladesh gave the target of 306 runs in the 50 allotted overs.

When English team started their innings to chase the target, they faced the early dismissal of Jason Roy, who made only one run. Then England players, Alex Hales and Joy Roots played well. Hales was played aggressively and he reached to 95 individual total score and he was declared out. Then Eion Morgan came to the wicket and he supported his player, Root and both the players finished the match without losing any other wicket. Joy Root made 133 runs and Morgan made 75 run. English team won the match in the 48th over of the innings.

 

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