England vs Bangladesh Group 1 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup October 27 Abu Dhabi Match Report 2021

Jason Roy scored a blistering 61, as England thumped Bangladesh by 8 wickets at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Bangladesh started disastrously by losing both Liton Das and Mohammad Naim to Moeen Ali respectively.

Chris Woakes then got into the act by claiming the prize scalp of Shakib Al Hasan, caught at short fine leg by Adil Rashid.

The pair of Mushfiqur Rahim along with Mohammad Mahmudullah added 37 runs for the fourth wicket before the former was dismissed leg before wicket while attempting an reverse sweep.

Afif Hossain (5) was run out following a horrible mix-up with skipper. Mahmudullah miscued a Liam Livingstone delivery to Woakes at backward point.

Nasum Ahmed scored some lusty hits towards the end to take Bangladesh to 124/9 in their allotted 20 overs.

Tymal Mills was the pick of the bowlers for England with figures of 3/27, while Moeen Ali and Livingstone claimed 2 wickets each.

Chasing 125, the pair of Jason Roy and Jos Buttler got England off to a solid start. The duo added 39 runs for the opening stand before the latter dragged a Nasum Ahmed short delivery to Mohammad Naim at long off.

Roy’s sparkling 38 ball-65 ended as he guided a short ball from Shoriful Islam to Nasum Ahmed at third man.

Malan remained unbeaten on 28 off 25 balls, as England chased down the target with 35 balls to spare.

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