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Jason Roy half century England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in T20 world cup – Latest Cricket News

England registered their second win after beating Bangladesh by eight wickets in their second match of the Super 12 round of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with opener Jason Roy (61) after a brilliant bowling. England’s team, which registered a spectacular win over West Indies in the last match, is at the first position in the points table of Group I with four points. In front of England’s bowling, Bangladesh team could only manage 124 runs for nine wickets due to loss of wickets at frequent intervals. Player of the match Jason Roy and Jos Buttler got the team off to a good start. Jason Roy hit a 38-ball half-century with five fours and three sixes to help England win the match at 126 for two in 14.1 overs.

However, the team lost the wicket of Jos Buttler (18) for 39 runs in the powerplay. Due to this the team’s score in the powerplay was 50 runs for one wicket. But the top order batsmen ensured the team’s victory. Jason Roy and David Malan shared 73 runs in 48 balls for the second wicket. Shoriful Islam broke this partnership in the 13th over. David Malan remained unbeaten on 28 off 25 balls with three fours and Jonny Bairstow on eight. Earlier, Mushfiqur Rahim was the top scorer for Bangladesh with 29 runs, while captain Mahmudullah contributed 19 runs. In the end, Nasum Ahmed scored an unbeaten 19 off nine balls with two sixes and a four to help Bangladesh reach 124 runs. For England, all-rounder Moeen Ali again took two wickets in the powerplay, taking two wickets for 18 runs. Tymal Mills took three wickets for 27 runs in his four overs by dismissing two players in the last over.

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Liam Livingstone took two wickets for 15 runs in three overs, while Chris Woakes gave just 12 runs in four overs and also took a wicket. The England bowlers, who bundled out West Indies for 55 runs in the previous match, continued the same performance in this match as well. Bangladesh lost the wickets of both the openers in the third over. Liton Das (09) got off to a good start with Moeen Ali hitting two fours in the first over, adding 10 runs, but he was dismissed by the same bowler giving an easy catch to Livingstone in an attempt to sweep in the second over and the very next ball was bowled to him. Partner Mohammad Naeem (05) could not timing correctly and reached the pavilion with a simple catch at mid-on. Bangladesh lost two wickets for 14 runs.

In the sixth over, all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (04) made a mistake while trying to play a slow delivery off Chris Woakes high over fine leg, but Adil Rashid did not make any mistake in taking the catch. Bangladesh’s score in the powerplay was three wickets for 27 runs. Mushfiqur Rahim (3 fours in 30 balls) and Mahmudullah tried to form a partnership for the fourth wicket and took the score to 60 for three in 10 overs. England dealt a fourth blow to Bangladesh in the next over by dismissing a frozen Mushfiqur Rahim, who was trying to reverse-swipe Livingstone’s delivery.

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The on-field umpire turned down the LBW appeal, following which England captain Eoin Morgan took a review in which Rahim was ruled out and the fourth wicket partnership of 37 runs off 32 balls ended. Afif Hossain could play only six balls and was run out in an attempt to take a run. Mahmudullah (a four in 24 balls) took a simple catch off Livingstone and after 15 overs the score was 83 for six. Bangladesh lost the seventh wicket in the 18th over in the form of Mehdi Hasan. In the next over, tail batsman Nasum Ahmed hit two sixes and a four on Adil Rashid, adding 17 runs to take Bangladesh close to 120 runs. In the last over, Mills dismissed Nurul Hasan (16 runs) and Mustafizur Rahman.

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