Champions Trophy: England beats Bangladesh by 8 wickets

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London: Joe Root scored an unbeaten century as tournament hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the 2017 Champions Trophy at the Oval on June 1.
England, set 306 for victory, finished on 308 for two with 16 balls to spare. Root was a career-best 133 not out and England captain Eoin Morgan 75 not out, with their unbroken stand worth 143.
Opener Alex Hales was out for 95. Earlier, Bangladesh made 305 for six after losing the toss.
Tamim Iqbal top-scored with 128 and put on 166 for the third wicket with Mushfiqur Rahim (79). But when both batsmen were out in successive deliveries from fast bowler Liam Plunkett, the innings faltered. Plunkett led England’s attack with four wickets for 59 runs from his maximum 10 overs.
Scoreboard
Bangladesh
Total:
(for 6 wickets) 305
Overs: 50
Fall of wickets: 1-56, 2-95, 3-261, 4-261, 5-277, 6-300
Bowling: Chris Woakes 2-1-4-0, Mark Wood 10-1-58-0, Jake Ball 10-1-82-1, Ben Stokes 7-0-42-1, Liam Plunkett 10-0-59-4, Moeen Ali 8-1-40-0, Joe Root 3-0-18-0.
England
Total:
(for 2 wickets) 308
Overs: 47.2
Fall of wickets: 1-6, 2-165
Bowling: Mashrafe Mortaza 10-0-56-1, Shakib Al Hasan 8-0-62-0, Mustafizur Rahman 9-0-51-0, Soumya Sarkar 2-0-13-0, Mosaddek Hossain 7.2-0-47-0, Rubel Hossain 10-0-64-0, Sabbir Rahman 1-0-13-1.
Result: England wins by 8 wickets

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