England beat Bangladesh by 144 runs to win series


Birmingham: Andrew Strauss and Jonathan Trott both hit centuries on July 12 as England defeated Bangladesh by 144 runs in the third one-day international to clinch a 2-1 series win.

After losing the toss, England posted 347-7 the highest-ever ODI score at Edgbaston and its third-highest ODI score of all time with captain Strauss making 154 from 140 balls and Trott scoring 110 from 121 balls.

Ravi Bopara took career-best ODI figures of 4-38 as Bangladesh was bowled out for 203 in 45 overs. Mahmudullah was the top scorer with 42.

Brief scores
England: 347-7, 50 overs (A Strauss 154, J Trott 110; Mashrafe Mortaza 3-31).
Bangladesh: 203, 45 overs (R Bopara 4-39).

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