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Highlights, Australia vs Bangladesh, World Cup 2019: Warner shines in Australia's 48-run win over Bangladesh

Australia opener David Warner smashed 166 runs as the Kangaroos post a mammoth total of 381/5 on the scoreboard. In the reply, Bangladesh were short of 48 runs.

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New Delhi Updated on: June 20, 2019 23:50 IST
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Australia vs Bangladesh, World Cup 2019: Warner shines in Australia's 48-run win over Bangladesh

Highlights, Australia vs Bangladesh, Match 26, 2019 World Cup: Hello and welcome to our coverage of Match 26 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between Australia and Bangladesh live from Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Australia have made three changes to their line-up. They have included Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Adam Zampa in the playing XI in place of Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson and Jason Behrendorff. Bangladesh have also made two changes in their playing XI which featured against the West Indies. Rubel Hossain and Sabbir Rehman come in, replacing Mohammad Saifuddin and Mosaddek Hossain. "We are gonna bat first, looks a really good surface. I think we have played well in patches. There have been times we haven't got it right. We are still excited to be in this position. Stoinis comes back in the team. We get through the middle overs nicely," said Finch after winning the toss. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said: "It's a good wicket, you never know. We are chasing very well in the last few matches. My knees are alright, trying hard, let's see. The boys are confident after that last match. Rubel comes in for Saifuddin and Sabbir comes in for Mosaddek.". (Scorecard | Stream AUS vs BAN)

Highlights, AUS beat BAN by 48 runs

Comprehensive win for Australia but Bangladesh fought hard. Had the target been around 350, they might have very well chased it. The Aussies might have ironed out their batting issues but the bowling still needs a lot of working over.

23.26 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT c Glenn Maxwell b Marcus Stoinis. Bangladesh have lost their eighth wicket.

23.22 IST: Mitchell Starc to Mushfiqur Rahim, HUNDRED FOR RAHIM! Well played. What a knock. Fighting hard with the chips down. Gets there with a gentle push through the covers. Starc is done - 10-0-55-2.

In comes the skipper, Mashrafe Mortaza, for the final rites. He will be at the non-striker's end as the batsmen crossed.

 

23.19 IST: Mitchell Starc to Mehedi Hasan, OUT! c David Warner b Mitchell Starc. Bangladesh have lost their seventh wicket.

23.14 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Lucky boundary for Mushfiqur! Moves on to 96 with that four.

23.13 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Lofts it over Aaron Finch at mid-on.

23.05 IST: No hattrick for Coulter-Nile, but the over has all but sealed the game for Australia. 

23.04 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Sabbir Rahman, OUT! Coulter-Nile on a hattrick! Bangladesh have lost their sixth wicket. 

23.02 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Mahmudullah, OUT! Coulter-Nile gives Australia the big breakthrough and maybe that is the final nail in the coffin for Bangladesh in this chase.

22.58 IST: Pat Cummins to Mahmudullah, SIX! Oh, that is a monster. Overpitched on off, Mahmudullah smokes it over the mid-wicket fence for a huge six

22.54 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Mahmudullah, FOUR! This is better for Bangladesh. A low full toss on middle, Nathan Coulter-Nile expects Mahmadullah to go straight but he hits it through mid-wicket for a boundary.

22.52 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Mahmudullah, FOUR! Fifty for Mahmudullah! He is going to fight till the end here. Full outside off, Mahmudullah squeezes it past point for a boundary to bring up his 21st ODI fifty.

Nathan Coulter-Nile back into the attack.

22.48 IST: Pat Cummins to Mushfiqur Rahim, WIDE AND FOUR! Slower bouncer bounces too high. Rahim goes after it but misses. The ball pitches in front of Carey and then spins away from him. He misses it and the ball goes to the fine leg fence.

22.45 IST: Adam Zampa to Mahmudullah, SIX! Wrong 'un goes wrong! Zampa lands it in Mahmudullah's zone, he takes the full toll of it and heaves it over mid-wicket for a 91m biggie.

22.41 IST: Adam Zampa to Mahmudullah, SIX! That one is out of here. Tossed up on middle, Mahmudullah comes down the track and heaves it over the bowler's head for a 95m maximum.

22.37 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Mushfiqur Rahim, Full on the pads, Mushfiqur looks to heave it but misses. The ball lobs off his pads towards fine leg region and they take a leg bye.

22.32 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Mahmudullah, Full again on the pads, Mahmudullah flicks it wide of deep mid-wicket for a brace.

22.30 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Mushfiqur Rahim, Full on off, Rahim unleashes it towards mid on. Stoinis gets his right leg to it which takes the pace of the ball.

Marcus Stoinis is back into the attack.

22.26 IST: Mitchell Starc to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR!  A short ball outside off, Rahim waits for the ball to come and lofts it over the keeper, beating third man!

22.21 IST: Pat Cummins to Mushfiqur Rahim, Very well fielded from Stoinis. Back of a length ball on off, Rahim pulls it wide of deep mid-wicket. Stoinis there runs to his left and puts in a dive to stop the ball. He does so with a reverse cup and saves 2 for his side.

22.18 IST: Mitchell Starc to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Short and cut away behind point.

22.13 IST: Pat Cummins to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Poor ball from Cummins! Fifty for Rahim! Cummins comes steamin in and bends his back on this one. It is on the body, Rahim flicks it fine down the leg side and it goes past the diving Carey. He gets to his 35th ODI fifty with that.

Pat Cummins on now. 6-0-36-0 so far.

22.10 IST: Adam Zampa to Mushfiqur Rahim, Shows good foot movement and cuts this short ball outside off, towards backward point for a single.

22.05 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Short and around off, now Mahmudullah comes down the track and pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary!

DRINKS BREAK.

22.01 IST: Adam Zampa to Mahmudullah, Play and miss. Flighted leg spinner outside off, it does not spin much. Mahmudullah looks to drive but misses.

21.55 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Mahmudullah, Back of a length ball on the body, Mahmudullah pulls it wide of fine leg. There were shouts of catch it but only Superman had a chance of taking that.

Mahmudullah is the new man in.

21.50 IST: Adam Zampa to Liton Das, OUT! LBW! Review taken. It was a quick googly and a flatter one, turned a bit and the batsman misses the flick and the ball hits the pad. Replay shows no outside edge, pitching in line and it is umpires call on hitting the leg stump. Das goes on 20 after giving a fight. Bangladesh will be disappointed.

Is that the first wicket for Zampa? Liton Das has been adjudged leg before. He has a long chat with Rahim and after a wry smile, they decide to refer it upstairs. No inside edge. Is this sliding down?

21.46 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Liton Das, FOUR! Liton is not going to die trying. Back of a length ball on off, Das pulls it over short mid-wicket and gets a boundary.

Nathan Coulter-Nile is back!

21.43 IST: Pat Cummins to Liton Das, FOUR! Oh, gorgeous on drive. On off and on a length, Liton gets on his front foot and drives it handsomely through mid on for a boundary.

21.41 IST: Mitchell Starc to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Gorgeous cover drive. Overpitched on off, Mushfiqur gets on his front foot and drives it through covers for a beautiful boundary.

21.37 IST: Mitchell Starc to Liton Das, Oh, almost chopped on. Back of a length outside off, Liton looks to pull but gets an inside edge which goes past the stumps.

21.34 IST: Pat Cummins to Mushfiqur Rahim, In the air but safe. Full outside off, Rahim frees his arm and looks to hit it over cover but he gets an outside which goes to third man on a bounce and they take a run.

The physio is out in the middle having a check on Liton. He looks to be fine but you cannot take any risk with such incidents.

21.24 IST: Mitchell Starc to Liton Das, Nasty! Bouncer on middle, Liton looks to duck but he is late and the ball rattles his helmet.

21.21 IST: Mitchell Starc to Tamim Iqbal, OUT! Chopped on. Tamim does not convert his fifty and Bangladesh in deep water here. Good length ball outside off, Tamim looks to guide it down towards third man but he ends up getting an inside egde which goes onto hit the leg pole.

21.12 IST: Mitchell Starc to Tamim Iqbal, Good length ball outside off, Tamim punches it towards mid off. The fielder is at the edge of the circle, meaning they get the single with ease.

Mitchell Starc is back for another burst. 3-0-15-0 his figures so far.

21.11 IST: Adam Zampa to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX! Up and over! Finally it arrives. The first six in a run chase of 382.

21.08 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Tamim Iqbal, FIFTY FOR TAMIM! His first fifty in this World Cup. Good length ball outside off, Tamim taps it down to third man and gets a single to bring up his 47th ODI fifty. He holds the key here in this chase. He needs to convert this into a daddy hundred if Bangladesh wants to keep their hopes alive in this tournament.

21.07 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR! Nicely pulled! Tamim moves to 49! Slower bouncer on the body, Tamim pulls it over mid-wicket and gets a boundary.

21.01 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Mushfiqur Rahim, On the pads, Mushfiqur turns it behind square on the leg side and takes a single.

Mushfiqur Rahim walks out to bat next. Bangladesh need a world class innings from him today.

20.58 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT! The slower one does the trick and the Bangla superstar is out of here. It is on middle and leg, Shakib looks to flick but gets deceived by the lack of pace on it.

20.54 IST: Adam Zampa to Tamim Iqbal, A touch short, the wrong 'un again, Tamim walks across and works it through mid-wicket for a single.

DRINKS BREAK.

20.47 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR! Cut away! Stoinis bowls it wide outside off, Tamim cuts it past of the diving Maxwell at point for a boundary.

20.45 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shakib Al Hasan, Bouncer! It is away from the body so Shakib pulls it to deep mid-wicket and gets to the other end.

20.42 IST: Marcus Stoinis to Tamim Iqbal, Dropped short, Tamim launches into the pull but the ball rises high on him and he mistimes it in the air, but wide of mid on. A single taken.

20.39 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Tamim Iqbal, A short ball again, around middle and leg, TI goes for the hook but is cramped for room. The ball takes the inside edge and goes fine down the leg side. A quick run taken.

20.33 IST: Maxwell to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Two in two and this is even better. Tossed up on middle, Shakib lofts it over the bowler's head and scores another boundary.

20.32 IST: Glenn Maxwell to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Very well played. Flighted on off, Shakib comes down the track and chips it wide of long on. Nathan Coulter-Nile runs to his right to stop it but fails in his attempt to do so.

20.29 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Tamim Iqbal, Good length ball around off, Tamim looks to defend but does so off the upper half of the bat. The ball bounces down the ground but on the side of the stumps.

20.26 IST: Glenn Maxwell to Shakib Al Hasan, In the air but safe. Outside off, Shakib looks to hit it over covers but gets an outside edge which goes over point and they take a couple.

Powerplay 2 signalled. Now 4 fielders can be placed outside the 30-yard circle till the 40th over. Glenn Maxwell to start it.

20.24 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Slower ball gone wrong. Full on off, Shakib drives it magnificently past mid off and the ball races away to the fence. This man is in some kind of form.

20.19 IST: Pat Cummins to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Smashed! Outside off on a length. Shakib the form that he is in will take the width on offer with both hands and smashes his cut over point for a boundary.

20.15 IST: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shakib Al Hasan, SAFE! Waste of a review. It looked to be pitching outside leg and that was the issue. Good length ball around leg, Tamim looks to flick but misses.

Review time! Coulter-Nile and Carey reckon that Shakib is plumb in front.

Nathan Coulter-Nile into the attack.

20.07 IST: Pat Cummins to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR! Loose start. Full and on the pads, Tamim flicks it through mid-wicket and gets a boundary!

20.04 IST: Glenn Maxwell to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR! Not the welcome Maxwell would have been looking for. Tossed up on off, Tamim gets on the front foot and creams it through covers for a boundary.

19.58 IST: Mitchell Starc to Shakib Al Hasan, Around off, pushed to the off side for a single. The throw is a wild one, going towards long off and Shakib wants the second but Tamim has backed up too far and hence the run is cancelled.

19.55 IST: Pat Cummins to Tamim Iqbal, RUN OUT! Soumya Sarkar is OUT! What an embarrassing mix-up that is. Tamim Iqbal goes full throttle after flicking it towards mid-on, but stops midway. Sarkar, who had also ran almost half-the-crease, had to bear the brunt. A brilliant throw from skipper Aaron Finch, who waited and aimed his hit to perfection.

19.53 IST: Pat Cummins to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR-BYES! A great delivery from Cummins, but swings a little late. He beats Tamim Iqbal, whooffered a rather unconfident defensive shot on that occasion. Too much swing, unfortunately, for Alex Carey to collect the ball.

19.52 IST: Mitchell Starc to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR! Attempted a yorker here, but failed, Mitchell Starc. It turns out to be a full toss down the leg. Who misses that?

19.49 IST: Mitchell Starc to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR! No swing for Starc here, so he tries to bowl with the angle in. Sarkar seems to have been waiting for that delivery, and lofts it with a flick!

19.46 IST: Pat Cummins to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR! First boundary of Bangladesh's innings! A little fuller from Cummins, and Tamim, who had been trying to push the ball towards the long-off boundary, finally succeeds.

19.44 IST: Pat Cummins will take the ball from the other end. 

19.39 IST: Mitchell Starc to begin the proceedings. Tamim Iqbal takes strike.

19.38 IST: The players have returned for the second innings. Bring on the chase!

Bangladesh were abysmal in the field! Their bowling wasn't up to the mark and the fielding was in the mood to do some charity. Such was the state of their bowling that the part-timer, Soumya Sarkar, was the best bowler for them with a 3-wicket haul. The Asian team conceded runs at a haemorrhaging rate in the last 10 overs (131/4) and are now left with an improbable task of chasing a gigantic total. They did make a tiny comeback towards the end when a flurry of wickets fell but that didn't have much say in the final score.

316, 307, 334 and now 381! Australia have peaked well with the bat as the tournament has progressed. Scintillating batting by the Kangaroos today as they feasted on the bowling of the Bangla Tigers. Everything went according to the plan right from the toss. Their openers made a cautious start and then pressed on the accelerator. After the century opening stand was broken with the departure of Aaron Finch, David Warner constructed an even better partnership with Usman Khawaja worth 192. The platform was set for them after that for a big finish and unlike other games, their batsmen didn't disappoint. Glenn Maxwell launched into the Bangla bowlers from the word go and scored a whirlwind 10-ball 32 to power the Australian total beyond the 350-run mark.

19.12 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Marcus Stoinis, Very full in length on off, Stoinis throws all his power behind his shot and drills it down to long off. The fielder in the deep moves across to his right to stop the ball and the batsmen take a brace. 13 in the last over, Australia end on a massive 381/5!

19.07 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Marcus Stoinis, FOUR! That's hit dead straight! Mustafizur misses his yorker mark and it falls very full on middle, Stoinis removes his front leg again and bludgeons it back past the bowler.

19.06 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Alex Carey, Nice yorker by Rahman. Carey digs it out to wide mid off and scampers across for a run.

19.05 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Alex Carey, A low full toss outside off, Carey slashes it down to deep cover for a run.

The players have returned on the field for the final over. Mustafizur to continue from this end. Carey on strike...

Update 1426 local (1326 GMT) - Good news. The rain has stopped and the covers are coming off. Play to resume in another 9 minutes. Stay tuned...

GOING OFF! Dear me, the rain has picked its intensity and the umpires have no other option but to call for covers. Still 6 balls left in this innings. Let's hope it's just a passing shower.

18.36 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Alex Carey, FOUR! Shot! Sarkar serves a low full toss outside off, Carey reaches out for it and caresses his drive past extra cover for a boundary.

18.36 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Marcus Stoinis, A low full toss outside off, Marcus drills it to the left of long off and rushes back for the second run.

18.32 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Alex Carey, A high full toss on leg, Carey doesn't go with the full swing of his bat and just pushes it down to long on for a run. Last 9 balls have gone for just 5 runs and it has accounted for three wickets. A bit of a comeback from the Bangla Tigers.

18.27 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Steve Smith, OUT! Smith is dead in front! Rahman fails to execute his yorker but still strikes. A low full toss in the line of the stumps, Steve shuffles across a bit to work it on the leg side but misses. He is thudded on the pads, they appeal and the finger goes up. Smith takes the referral, maybe just because it's left and the Ball Tracker shows three reds.

Steve Smith walks out to bat next.

18.23 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Usman Khawaja, OUT c Mushfiqur Rahim b Soumya Sarkar. Australia have lost their fourth wicket.

18.20 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Glenn Maxwell, OUT! Maxwell is run out! There was a single on offer but for some reason Khawaja stuttered after taking off. A full ball on middle and leg, Glenn tickles it off his pads to short fine leg and sets off for a run. Usman responds but then seeing the fielder attack the ball, he stops. Maxwell is left high and dry in the middle of the pitch and to his bad luck, Rubel Hossain comes up with a direct hit at the striker's end. End of the entertaining cameo from the Big Show!

18.19 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Glenn Maxwell, SIX!

18.16 IST: Rubel Hossain to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! It's becoming too easy! 25 runs in the over! Full and around middle, Khawaja hops back to make room and plays a delightful drive in front of square on the off side for a boundary.

18.15 IST: Rubel Hossain to Glenn Maxwell, SIX! 102 runs have come in the last 40 balls. Scintillating stuff.

18.13 IST: Rubel Hossain to Glenn Maxwell, FOUR! BOOM! A length ball around off, Maxwell hangs on the back foot and smacks it over covers for a boundary.

18.12 IST: Rubel Hossain to Glenn Maxwell, SIX! Full and wide with mid off in the circle is always a danger. Maxwell latches onto it outside off and transfers all his weight on the right leg and thwacks it over extra cover. It falls flush on the rope and is given as a biggie after consulting the third umpire.

18.10 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Glenn Maxwell, FOUR! This is a tremendous shot by Glenn Maxwell. A wide yorker outside off, Maxwell reaches out for it and squeezes it through point for a boundary. 12 runs from the over but a big wicket of Warner as well.

Glenn Maxwell is the next batsman in.

18.07 IST: Soumya Sarkar to David Warner, FOUR! Doesn't matter who the bowler is, the ball is going to the fence. Sarkar bowls a low full toss outside off, Warner reaches out for it and squeezes it through cover-point.

18.06 IST: Soumya Sarkar to David Warner, FOUR! Doesn't matter who the bowler is, the ball is going to the fence. Sarkar bowls a low full toss outside off, Warner reaches out for it and squeezes it through cover-point.

Change in plan from Mashrafe Mortaza at the last moment.

18.03 IST: Rubel Hossain to David Warner, FOUR! Up and over! Short in length and outside off, Warner rocks back and lofts it over short third man for a boundary. Poor death bowling by Bangladesh.

18.02 IST: Rubel Hossain to David Warner, FOUR! Plays the conventional shot and finds the fence! A length delivery on middle, David winds up for a big heave across the line and puts it away for a boundary at wide long on.

18.00 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! Impeccable timing on this shot! Slower length ball outside off, Khawaja takes his front leg forward and creams his square drive to the fence.

17.59 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to David Warner, 6th 150-plus score in ODIs for David Warner! Too full in length around leg, Warner keeps it out through mid-wicket for one. Raises his bat for the crowd and his teammates are clapping in the balcony. Double century?

17.58 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to David Warner, SIX! Another full toss from Mortaza but this time the batsman is different. Warner stays back to receive the gift and spanks it over mid-wicket for a biggie.

17.54 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! 18 runs off the over so far! This is turning out to be a very expensive one for Bangladesh.

17.53 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! This is very poor bowling from someone who is known to bowl superbly at the death. A full toss on the pads, Khawaja accepts the gift gleefully and just lofts it in front of square leg for a boundary.

17.52 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! 150-run stand comes up! Rahman goes short this time and bowls it without much pace, Khawaja stands back quietly and then ramps it down to third man for a boundary.

17.51 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Usman Khawaja, EDGY FOUR! Rahman tries to bowl the yorker but it reaches on a low full toss to the batsman. Khawaja throws his bat at it and it takes the bottom edge before running past the keeper for a boundary at third man.

17.50 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to David Warner, SIX! This one has disappeared! Shakib drops it short on middle and leg, Warner attacks it with all his might and pummels it over mid-wicket for a biggie. 13 from the over, a good start to Powerplay 3 for Australia.

17.48 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to David Warner, FOUR! Out comes the reverse hit! Tossed up ball around middle, David immediately gets into the position and nails it down towards third man for a boundary.

17.42 IST: Rubel Hossain to David Warner, SIX! That's demolished! Rubel serves it full and in the line of the stumps, Warner brings down a straight bat and launches it over the bowler's head for a biggie.

17.41 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Usman Khawaja, Short delivery, on the slower side around off, Khawaja goes back and pulls it in front of square leg. The fielder in the deep makes a sliding stop and the batsmen take a couple of runs.

17.38 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to David Warner, FOUR! Boom! Rahman serves another slower one, it's on the shorter side and this time Warner is ready on the back foot. He packs a punch and sends it rocketing over extra cover for a boundary.

17.35 IST: Rubel Hossain to Usman Khawaja, Fifty for Khawaja, his 11th in ODIs. Rubel delivers it on leg, Khawaja tickles it through square leg for a run. A fine knock by him and he has played an active role in this century partnership.

17.34 IST: Rubel Hossain to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! Helped on its way! Back of a length delivery around middle and leg, Khawaja shifts his weight on the back foot and eases it behind square leg for a boundary. Nicely timed.

17.33 IST: Rubel Hossain to David Warner, FOUR! What a shot! 100-run stand comes up with this glorious boundary. Rubel bowls it short and in the line of the stumps, Warner jumps back to create room and steers it through point.

17.31 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to David Warner, Bang! Short in length and close to off stump, not enough room there, Warner camps back and flat-bats it over extra cover. The sweeper in the deep cuts it off and they take a couple of runs.

17.30 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Usman Khawaja, Reaches out for a full ball wide outside off and plays a flowing drive through covers for a run.

Drinks break. Australia are placed superbly here. 212 already on the board and they have 9 wickets left to go hammer and tongs in the last 14 overs. A total close to 350 will be in their mind and with the kind of firepower left in their batting tank, they are very much likely to achieve it. Bangladesh have not bowled very badly here but lack of wickets means that they have failed to gain any control here. It will be all about minimizing the damage from hereon.

17.22 IST: Rubel Hossain to David Warner, Warner is down in pain! Rubel bowls an effort delivery. He extracts some extra bounce from a good length around middle and Warner ends up getting an inside edge near the box region.

Rubel Hossain is back into the attack.

17.19 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! Second boundary of the over. Mortaza bowls short of a length delivery, Khawaja pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary.

17.17 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to David Warner, FOUR! Excellent shot from David. Short of a length delivery, Warner picks it early and pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary.

The skipper is back into the attack. Needs a wicket and also needs to stop the run flow. Can the captain deliver?

17.13 IST: Mehedi Hasan to David Warner, Rocks back to a short ball and cuts it through point for a single.

17.09 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to David Warner, CENTURY NO. 16 IN ODIS FOR WARNER! He gets there with a gentle tickle off his pads through square leg for a boundary.

17.06 IST: Mehedi Hasan to David Warner, FOUR! Poor fielding by Mustafizur! Short in length and outside off, Warner rocks back and slaps it behind square on the off side. Rahman fails to stop it with a dive to his left at backward point and it speeds away to the fence.

17.05 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! Loopy full ball around leg, this time Khawaja brings out the conventional sweep shot, doesn't get it from the middle but enough connection to take it past short fine leg for a boundary.

17.04 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Usman Khawaja, This time Khawaja connects with his reverse sweep and sends a full ball on middle to deep cover-point. Two taken and that brings up the 50-run stand between this pair.

Bowling change.

17.01 IST: Mehedi Hasan to David Warner, Skidding back into the batsman from around off, Warner makes room and strokes it to deep cover for a run.

16.59 IST: Soumya Sarkar to David Warner, FOUR! Raced away to the fence in a flash! Short delivery outside off, slower in pace, Warner camps back and whacks it through point for a boundary.

16.54 IST: Mehedi Hasan to David Warner, Yet another easy rotation of strike. Warner strokes a full ball through mid off and switches his end.

16.52 IST: Mehedi Hasan to David Warner, Quicker ball, skidding into the batsman, Warner keeps it out on the leg side from the back foot.

16.48 IST: Mehedi Hasan to Usman Khawaja, Mix-up, a run out chance but safe! Khawaja jumps out of the crease to a full ball and bunts it down to mid on. He straightaway wants the run, Warner stutters a bit though as he was ball-watching but then he responds.

16.45 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Usman Khawaja, FOUR! First boundary for Usman Khawaja! A loose delivery, short and on middle, Khawaja swivels a bit on the back foot and directs his half-pull shot behind square leg for a boundary. Easily done, really.

16.42 IST: Mehedi Hasan to Usman Khawaja, Flatter and quicker again, on middle, Khawaja gets forward and forces it down to long on for a run.

16.38 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Usman Khawaja, Angling away from the southpaw, Usman tries to drive off the front foot but it takes the inner half and goes to mid on.

16.35 IST: Mehedi Hasan to David Warner, Tossed up on off, Warner strokes it to the right of the bowler. Hasan moves to that side quickly and stops the ball.

* Who will walk out at number 3? Smith, Khawaja or maybe Maxwell or Stoinis? It is going to be Usman Khawaja, the designated number 3 who will bat at his designated position.

16.32 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Aaron Finch, OUT! Soft dismissal for Aaron Finch! Sarkar delivers an innocuous delivery on the shorter side outside off. Australia 121/1 (20.5 overs)

16.30 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Aaron Finch, Wicket to wicket line, the length is fuller and Finch just presents a straight bat to push it down towards long on for a run.

Bowling change from Mashrafe Mortaza with nothing happening.

16.24 IST: Mehedi Hasan to Aaron Finch, FOUR! 24th ODI fifty for Aaron Finch! He has been in sublime form of late and is just continuing to power the Australian innings forward with his fluent knocks. A delivery down the leg side has been eased down fine for a boundary at fine leg.

16.20 IST: Mehedi Hasan to David Warner, Goes back and pushes it through covers for a run. 3 from the over, a good one by Mehedi!

* Drinks break. Steady beginning from Australia and now they are looking to up their scoring rate.

16.11 IST: Rubel Hossain to David Warner, Shortish and on middle, Warner eases it through square leg for a couple of runs. The century stand comes up! This pair continues to prosper.

16.10 IST: Mehedi Hasan to Aaron Finch, FOUR! Finch targets the longer part of the ground this time, hits into the breeze also and as a result it doesn't go all the way. Tossed up all around off, Aaron muscles it across the line and it falls just before the fence at wide long on. Mehedi is targeted at the moment.

16.08 IST: Mehedi Hasan to Aaron Finch, SIX!

Mehedi Hasan into the attack now. Bangladesh need to break this partnership here. Can he be the man to give his skipper a prized scalp?

16.02 IST: Rubel Hossain to David Warner, 20th ODI fifty for David Warner! Shortish and on middle, Warner jumps on the back foot and glances it behind square leg for a run. Fine knock by David, he started slowly again but is now picking up the scoring rate. This partnership is 14 runs short of a century now. Good going for the defending champions!

15.59 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to David Warner, SIX! This is the mirror image of Williamson's six last evening in the last over. Full and floated on off, turning back in, Warner goes down on one knee and smokes it over mid-wicket. 94m on the radar, that's a really big one from a short man.

15.53 IST: Rubel Hossain replaces Mashrafe Mortaza.

15.46 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Aaron Finch, FOUR! Poor delivery and Finch makes full use of it. Mortaza serves a good length ball on leg, it's further angling down, Finch just helps it on its way to the fine leg fence.

15.42 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Aaron Finch, FOUR! Slightly full from Shakib and Finch hits it towards long-on!

15.38 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Aaron Finch, Mistimed shot and a misfield after that! Full and wide outside off, Finch tries to play a booming cover drive but it takes the inside edge and hurries towards mid-wicket.

Some issue with the ball. Maybe it has lost its shape after getting a harsh treatment from Warner's bat.

15.34 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to David Warner, SIX! Warner gets his first biggie! He picks the short ball early, swivels on the back foot and fetches it from outside off. He then plays a controlled pull shot after that and sends it packing behind square leg for a maximum.

15.29 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to David Warner, FOUR! Shot! Excellent timing again from Warner. He doesn't try to hit it hard and just places his back foot punch through the gap at extra cover.

15.25 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to David Warner, Rahman bends his back on this occasion and digs in a short ball close to off stump. Warner watches the line closely and sways away at the last moment.

15.22 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to David Warner, Is that dropped? The backward point is saying he didn't pick it up. Hmm... Short in length and outside off, Warner reaches out for it and slaps it through the line. It's aerial and to the right of Sabbir, who reacts but fails to hang on. Early life for Warner. The batsmen take two.

15.19 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Aaron Finch, SIX! Beautiful shot from the skipper and he is releasing the pressure from David Warner's shoulder.

15.16 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to David Warner, FOUR! Easy pickings! Mustafizur drifts a full ball down the leg side, Warner neatly deflects it off his pads and sends it whistling to the fine leg fence.

15.07 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to David Warner, FOUR! Timing and placement from Warner! The outfield is lightning fast and David has played it towards the shorter part of the stadium as well.

15.04 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Aaron Finch, FOUR! Shot of a batsman in prime form. Slightly short and angling down the leg side, Finch picks it off his pads and flicks it beautifully through backward square leg for a boundary.

14.55 IST: We're minutes away from getting underway. Currently, the players from both sides are out in the centre for their respective national anthems.


14.40 IST: Playing XIs:

Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch (C), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (WK), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman



14.36 IST: Captains at toss: 

Aaron Finch: We are gonna bat first, looks a really good surface. I think we have played well in patches. There have been times we haven't got it right. Still excited to be in this position. Stoinis comes back in the team. We get through the middle overs nicely.

Mashrafe Mortaza: It's a good wicket, you never know. We are chasing very well in the last few matches. My knees are alright, trying hard, let's see. The boys are confident after that last match. Rubel comes in for Saifuddin and Sabbir comes in for Mosaddek.

14.32 IST: TOSS -- Aaron Finch has won the toss and Australia will bat first

PITCH REPORT --
There is a slight tinge of grass on the pitch and there are a couple of cracks. It is a belter of a pitch and you can expect to see runs if the batsmen get set.

Brief preview: It has been a smooth if not dominant ride for Australia thus far but the defending champions run into a tricky Bangladesh when they strive to get closer to World Cup semifinals. The Aaron Finch-led side is at number two behind table-toppers England, though it also has eight points from five matches. Australia (0.812) are marginally behind the hosts (1.862) when Net Run Rate is taken into account. Australia will start favourites in tomorrow's clash but a passionate Bangladesh are expected to make life tough for the holders. [Read full preview here]

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