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England wins by 137 runs over Bangladesh


Malan’s century and Topley’s 4-wicket haul helped England recover from a drubbing in the first encounter.

Defending champions England won their second World Cup game here on Tuesday, defeating Bangladesh by 137 runs. When England batted first, Dawid Malan scored a stunning 140, while Jonny Bairstow (52) and Joe Root (82) also hit half-centuries to lead England to a threatening 364 for 9. Bangladesh were bowled out for 227 in 48.2 overs, with Litton Das (76) and Mushfiqur Rahim (51) contributing the majority of the runs. Reece Topley (4/43) took four wickets, and Chris Woakes (2/49) took two. Malan and Root had earlier combined 151 runs for the second wicket after the former and Bairstow (52 off 59 balls, 8x4s) had put on 115 runs for the first wicket.Bangladesh’s top bowler, Mahedi Hasan, finished with statistics of 8-0-71-4, while left-arm seamer Shoriful Islam took three wickets.



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