Breaking new from all the way to England, Bangladesh is now in semi final after England beat Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy 201710th match today played at Birmingham. Bangladesh played an excellent and special cricket against New Zealand, the tough side and they were dependent on Australia’ defeat to reach Semi Finals of Cricket Champions Trophy 2017, now the English team has defeated the Aussies side and Bangladesh are now in semi final for sure.
Bangladeshi cricket fans have got new life after the Australian defeats, unfortunately the Australian team could win a single match in this season, two matches were drawn in result of rain, while they played a complete game today on 10th June, 2017 in which host England have defeated the arch rival. This event is full of set back as Pakistan defeated the No.1 team South Africa after losing from India, while Sri Lanka defeated India in a rare game.
In today game, England won the toss and they decided to ball first, this was the best thing for them to win the toss and decided to field first. Australian side did not have a sensible opening against England as they lost wickets earlier. On the counter side, middle order batting side of Australian kept on losing wickets with the gap of 20-30 runs on average and all the help brought in the team by 2nd wicket partnership between Finch and captain Steven Smith consisted of 96 runs.
Australia posted a target of 278 runs in 50 overs with the average of 5.54 runs per over. In order to chase down the target, the English top order completely broke down dramatically and lost three important wickets till 35 runs. While the fruitful and important historical partnership between captain Morgan and Stoke helped the team to keep them alive in the event. Ben Stokes century is the main reason behind England’ access to Semi Finals along with Bangladesh.