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Malan’s Majestic 140 Steers England to Commanding Victory Over Bangladesh

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Defending champions England returned to winning ways with a 137-run win over Bangladesh in their second World Cup game on Tuesday at Dharamshala. Sent in to bat, Dawid Malan hit a superb 140, while Jonny Bairstow (52) and Joe Root (82) slammed half-centuries to power England to a formidable 364 for 9. Earlier, Malan and Root added 151 for the second wicket after the former and Bairstow (52 off 59 balls, 8x 4s) had put on 115 runs for the opening wicket.

In reply, Bangladesh folded up for 227 in 48.2 overs with Litton Das (76) and Mushfiqur Rahim (51) doing the bulk of the scoring. Reece Topley (4/43) claimed 4 wickets, while Chris Woakes (2/49) snapped 2. Mahesh Hasan was the pick of the bowlers for Bangladesh with figures of 8-10-71-4, while left-arm seamer Shoriful Islam claimed 3 wickets.

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