Protecting champions Bangladesh suffered a seven-wicket loss in opposition to England in a lop-sided contest to make a deficient begin to their marketing campaign on the ICC U-19 Global Cup right here.
Opting to bat, Bangladesh have been bundled out for a paltry 97 by way of England, who then returned to overtake the objective in 25.1 overs.
England produced a deadly bowling effort to scale back Bangladesh to 51 for 9 within the twenty fifth over at Warner Park within the Crew A fit.
No.11 Ripon Mondol hit 33 no longer out in a spirited last-wicket stand of 46 with Naimur Rohman (11) to pull Bangladesh with regards to the 100-mark.
Left-arm pacer Joshua Boyden used to be the pick out of the bowlers for England with figures of 4 for 16, whilst right-arm speedy bowler Thomas Aspinwall scalped two wickets, gifting away 18 runs.
But even so, Tom Prest (1/5), Fateh Singh (1/29) and James Gross sales (1/29) took a wicket every.
In answer, England misplaced opener George Thomas (15) and captain Tom Prest (4) however Jacob Bethell (44) and James Rew (26 no longer out) placed on 65 earlier than the previous used to be run out simply shy of the end line as England cruised to victory.
Previous, Bangladesh’s resolution to bat first backfired as they misplaced wickets at common durations and slumped to 26 for 5 by way of the 14th over.
Bangladesh made a gradual begin to their innings earlier than dropping their first wicket — Mahfijul Islam — within the 5th over.
Bangladesh’s fight from the onset can also be gauged from the truth that best 4 in their batters controlled double digit ratings, with final guy Mondal top-scoring with a 41-ball unbeaten knock which used to be studded with 5 barriers and one six.
Chasing the whole, England were given off to a somewhat nervy get started as Bethell survived a run-out scare when SM Meherob may just no longer collect the ball on the stumps with best 5 at the board.
He survived an in depth lbw enchantment off Ashiqur in a while after earlier than opening spouse Thomas started to up the ante after a wary get started.
However having hit 3 fours, Thomas perished for 15 when he miscued every other attacking shot off Ripon to depart England 20 for one within the 9th over.
That step forward gave Bangladesh a small glimmer of hope but if the English captain Prest nicked one in the back of off his counterpart Rakibul for 4 quickly after, the sport used to be very a lot on.
Then again, Rew joined fingers with Bethell and in combination they batted beautifully, counteracting the Bangladesh spin assault to relieve any doable English nerves.
Bethell ultimately used to be run out by way of Ariful however by way of then the sport used to be all however over.
William Luxton strode out to the crease and promptly hit his first ball down the bottom for 6 earlier than hit the successful runs off the primary ball of the twenty sixth over.
England thus picked up a relaxed two issues to move peak of Crew A forward in their fit in opposition to Canada on Tuesday, whilst Bangladesh will glance to bop again on Thursday in opposition to the similar combatants, who misplaced to the UAE of their opener on Saturday.
Bangladesh: 97 all out in 35.2 overs (Ripon Mondol no longer out 33; Joshua Boyden 4/16, Thomas Aspinwall 2/18)
England: 98 for three in 25.1 overs (Jacob Bethell 44; Rakibul Hasan 1/13).