PICS: England back on track after losing Bairstow

Images from the ICC World Cup match between England and Bangladesh, in Dharamsala, on Tuesday.


England are back on track after losing opener Jonny Bairstow in the World Cup match against Bangladesh, in Dharamsala, on Tuesday.

After 26 overs they were 155 for 1.

Dawid Malan was batting on 91 off 75 balls while Joe Root was on 19 off 24.

Shakib Al Hasan gave Bangladesh the breakthrough, bowling Bairstow out for 52 off 59 deliveries, which included eight fours.

England lost their first wicket for 119 in the 18th over.

Earlier, England got off to a solid start. After Bangladesh won the toss and put them in to bat, their openers,Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan, went on the offensive from the outset.

Malan raced to 50 off just 39 balls as England amassed 89 without loss after just 14 overs.

At the first drinks break England were 98 without loss. 

Baristow played with caution and was unbeaten on 38 off 45 balls. Malan was batting on 50 and Bairstow on 47. 

Both teams made one change in their playing eleven, England replacing Moeen Ali with Recee Topley and Bangladesh bringing in Mahedi Hasan in place of Mahmudullah.

Jonny Bairstow made his 100th ODI appearance for England. The milestone, he said, fills him with ‘immense pride’.


Bangladesh: Litton Das, Tanzid Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Towhid Hridoy, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman.

England: Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Jos Buttler (captain & wicketkeeper), Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley.

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