The host side England thrashed Bangladesh on Saturday (8th June) during the match 12 of the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at Sophia Gardens (Cardiff).
After Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza sent England to bat first, the home team scored 386/6 in 50 overs. In reply, Bangladesh surrendered after managing only 280 runs (48.5 overs) before losing their all wickets. England won this match by 106 runs.
Brief Scores: England – 386/6 in 50 overs (Jason Roy 153, Jos Buttler 64; Mehidy Hasan Miraz 2/67)
Bangladesh – 280 in 48.5 overs (Shakib Al Hasan 121, Mushfiqur Rahim 44; Ben Stokes 3/23)
Result – England won by 106 runs
Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match:
i) England scored 300+ total for the seventh consecutive time in ODI.
- In ODI history, it is the most consecutive 300+ totals for a team. The previous record holder was Australia who managed six consecutive 300+ totals in ODI (February 2007 to March 2007).
ii) England scored 386/6 in 50 overs.
- It is the highest total for England in the Cricket World Cup history. Their previous record was 338/8 (50 overs) against India at Bengaluru on 27th February 2011.
- In the Cricket World Cup history, it is the highest total in England. The previous record was 373/6 (50 overs) by India against Sri Lanka at Taunton on 26th May 1999.
- It is the seventh highest total in Cricket World Cup history.
i) England opener Jason Roy scored 153 runs.
- It is the second highest individual score by an England batsman in Cricket World Cup history. The record is 158 by Andrew Strauss against India at Bengaluru on 27th February 2011.
- It is the second highest individual ODI score by an England batsman against Bangladesh. The record is 154 runs by Andrew Strauss at Birmingham on 12th July 2010.
i) England batsman Jos Buttler completed his half-century in just 33 balls.
- It is the joint fastest half-century by an English batsman in Cricket World Cup history. During 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, then English captain Michael Vaughan slammed a 33-ball half-century against West Indies at Bridgetown (on 21st April 2007).
Shakib Al Hasan
i) Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan completed his century in 95 balls.
- It is the fastest ODI century by a Bangladesh batsman in Cricket World Cup history. The previous record holder was Mahmudullah who completed his century in 111 balls against New Zealand at Hamilton on 13th March 2015.
- As a Bangladesh cricketer, only Mahmudullah scored two centuries in Cricket World Cup before Shakib Al Hasan’s this century.
ii) The left-handed batsman Shakib Al Hasan scored 121 runs.
- It is the second highest individual score by a Bangladesh batsman in a Cricket World Cup match. The record is 128* by Mahmudullah against New Zealand at Hamilton on 13th March 2015.
i) England pacer Ben Stokes had the bowling figures of 6-1-23-3.
- It is the best bowling figures by an England bowler against Bangladesh in Cricket World Cup. The previous record was 7-2-25-3 by Monty Panesar at Bridgetown on 11th April 2007.