CWC 2023: Opener’s stormy century made England’s big score, Bangladesh made a great comeback in the last 10 overs.


England will face Bangladesh in the seventh match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 (CWC 2023) in Dharamshala. Batting first, England scored a huge score of 364/9 in 50 overs and gave Bangladesh a challenging target of 365 runs to win. For England, David Malan scored 140 runs in 107 balls, while Joe Root scored 82 runs in 68 balls.

Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bowl first, but it proved to be completely wrong. David Malan made a century partnership of 115 runs for the first wicket with Jonny Bairstow and took the team beyond 100 in the 16th over. Bairstow scored 52 runs in 59 balls before being dismissed by Shakib Al Hasan in the 18th over.

After this, David Malan added 151 runs for the second wicket with Joe Root and took the team beyond 200 in the 33rd over and 250 in the 36th over. Meanwhile, Malan brought up his sixth ODI century in 91 balls and scored 140 runs before being dismissed at 266 in the 38th over.

Jos Buttler scored a quick 20 runs in 10 balls but was dismissed by Shoriful Islam in the 40th over with the score at 296. England crossed the 300 mark in the 41st over, but at the score of 307 in the 42nd over, Shoriful Islam gave the team a big success by taking two wickets in two balls. Joe Root was out after scoring 82 runs, while Liam Livingstone was out without opening the account on the first ball.

Harry Brook scored 20 runs in 15 balls and he too was out in the 45th over on the score of 327. Sam Curran (11 in 15 balls) was also out in the 47th over on the score of 334. England crossed the 350-mark in the 49th over, but Adil Rashid (11) was out for 352 runs in the same over. Chris Woakes scored 14 runs in 11 balls but he too was out in the last over on the score of 362. Mark Wood remained unbeaten after scoring 6 runs and Reece Topley remained unbeaten after scoring 1 run.

For Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan took three wickets while Mehdi Hasan and Taijul Islam took two wickets each. In the last 10 overs, England scored only 66 runs losing 6 wickets.