Sports Desk – The 12th match of the ICC World Cup 2019 was played between England and Bangladesh at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. England won by 106 runs. In this match Bangladesh won the toss and opt to bowl. Jason Roy (153) and Jonny Bairstow (64) powered England to 386/6 against Bangladesh. Jason Roy recorded the second highest score by an England batsman in World Cup history.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (121) also scored a ton for Bangladesh but lacked support from the other end in the team’s quest to overhaul the target.
Have you ever seen a ball go for ‘six’ after hitting the stumps? ?#WeAreEngland #CWC19 pic.twitter.com/nL2SToZ8iC
— ICC (@ICC) June 8, 2019
Top run-scorer of ICC CWC 2019:
Shakib Al Hasan overtook Joe Root in the runs tally after the England vice-captain had an ordinary outing in the middle. Shakib, on the other hand, bagged his 7th consecutive 50+ score in ODI cricket, third in this World Cup, as he occupied the summit position.
England : Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood
Bench: Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, James Vince, Liam Dawson
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mustafizur Rahman
Bench: Sabbir Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Abu Jayed, Liton Das