England's young guns seal up the series

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England's young guns seal up the series

English players after the win against Bangladesh


Ben Duckett and Sam Billings performed extremely well with the bat to give England the series 2-1.

On batting first, Bangladesh managed to score 277 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 50 overs. Mushfiqur Rahim was the top scorer for the Tigers as he scored 67 from 62 balls. The top three made some contribution in building up the score for the Tigers. AU Rashid was the stand out bowler for England. He took 4 wickets and gave only 43 runs in his 10 overs spell. MM Ali and BA Stokes was able to take one wicket each. In reply, England chased the target with 13 balls to spare. SW Billings and BM Duckett innings were the key to success for England successful run chase. They put on a partnership of 64 runs and both of them was able to score half century. In the end, it was BA Stokes who played a marvellous inning of 47 runs from 48 balls hitting 2 big sixes. The Tigers bowlers did their best to stop England batsmen but the young guns from England was too good. Mashrafe Mortaza and Shafiul Islam took 2 wickets each while Nasir Hossain and Mosaddek Hossain picked up a wicket each.

Adil Rashid was adjusted the Man of the Match for his brilliant performance with the ball as he took 4 wickets for 43 runs in his 10 overs while Ben Stokes received the Man of the Series award for his all round performance in the series.

Match Summary:

Bang: 277/6 in 50 overs

Eng: 278/6 in 47.5 overs

Result: England won by 4 wickets