Australia's destructive opening batsman David Warner hit a scintillating 166 off 147 balls during the Australia vs Bangladesh match in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. This is the second score by Warner in excess of 150 in ICC Cricket World Cup. The Southpaw was dismissed by Soumya Sarkar. However, Warner registered the highest individual score in the ICC CWC 2019 so far. He also went past Bangaldesh's Shakib Al Hasan in terms of highest number of runs in the tournament. Australia vs Bangladesh Live Cricket Score of ICC World Cup 2019 Match.
Warner hit 14 fours and 5 sixes in his innings. This is Warner's second score in excess of 150 in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Warner, in the 2015 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup had hit 178 (133) against Afghanistan. With this innings against Bangladesh, Warner becomes the first batsman to have two scores of in excess of 150 in the world cups. Australia vs Bangladesh Live Cricket Score - 26th ODI match - Full Scorecard.
Earlier, David Warner registered his 16th ODI century with another fine knock against Bangladesh. It was Warner’s second century in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Warner took 110 deliveries to reach to his hundred.
The five-time World Cup winners has been a force to reckon with at CWC 2019 despite looking troubled in the build-up to the tournament. While the likes of Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins have stood up in the bowling department, skipper Aaron Finch and Steve Smith have led from the front with their bat.
Bangladesh, on the other, arrived at the competition as the dark horses but have shown their potential with victories against South Africa and West Indies. The Bengal Tigers has two wins and two defeats each from their five games. However, they have a tough opponent in Australia and the Bangla Tigers will have to play their absolute best to beat the Aussies.
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