On October 10, at Dharamsala’s Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, England achieved a resounding 137-run win against Bangladesh in their second World Cup 2023 encounter.

In the England vs. Bangladesh World Cup match held at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala on October 10, Bangladesh won the toss and chose to field against England. Both teams made a single change in their playing eleven. England replaced Moeen Ali with Reece Topley, while Bangladesh brought in Mahedi Hasan instead of Mahmudullah.

England, the defending champions, bounced back with a resounding 137-run victory over Bangladesh in their second World Cup encounter. Dawid Malan led the charge with a magnificent 140, well-supported by Jonny Bairstow (52) and Joe Root (82), who both notched up half-centuries, propelling England to a commanding total of 364 for 9.

In response, Bangladesh could only manage 227 runs in 48.2 overs, with Litton Das (76) and Mushfiqur Rahim (51) being the main contributors. Reece Topley was the star performer for England, claiming four wickets for 43 runs, while Chris Woakes took two wickets.

The partnership between Malan and Root, worth 151 runs for the second wicket, was pivotal after the initial 115-run stand between Bairstow and Malan. Mahedi Hasan shone as Bangladesh’s best bowler, finishing with figures of 8-0-71-4, while left-arm seamer Shoriful Islam took three wickets.

Check out the cricket community and fans’ reactions following England’s triumph:

Last Updated on October 10, 2023

Senior Sports Copywriter