England will be looking to bounce back in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after a shock defeat at the hands of Pakistan. The Three Lions are a hot pick for lifting the title and can be forgiven for having an off day, but their batting unit still performed. Next up for them is a game against Bangladesh who must be hurting by their loss against New Zealand. Despite a below-par score, the Bangla tigers almost pulled off a miracle thanks to their bowlers. England vs Bangladesh head to head record weighs heavily in favour of the home side, which is expected. They have played a total of 20 games with England winning 16 and Bangladesh 4. Let us look at how their last five games ended. England vs Bangladesh Cricket Score 12th ODI Match in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
England vs Bangladesh – 1st June 2017 – Kennington Oval, London – England won by 8 wickets
The two met in the 2017 Champions Trophy in England which turned out to be a high scoring encounter with the home side winning. Bangladesh piled on 305 batting first with opener Tamim Iqbal scoring a brilliant 128. In response, England chased down the total with ease as skipper Eoin Morgan slammed an unbeaten 133.
Bangladesh vs England – 12th October 2016 – Zahur Ahmed Stadium, Chittagong – England won by 4 wickets
The Bangladesh batsmen played well against the English spinner to reach 277/6 in their quota of fifty overs with wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim giving them a much-needed lift in the latter stages with an unbeaten 67. England’s chase got off to a perfect start with the front three scoring freely. Despite a few glitches in the end, they got home with 4 wickets to spare. England vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: ENG Aim to Bounce Back Against BAN.
Bangladesh vs England – 9th October 2016 – Shere Bangla Stadium, Dhaka – Bangladesh won by 34 run
Taskin Ahmed and Mashrafe Mortaza shared seven wickets between them to defend a low score of 238 for their team. Jos Butler was the only English player who looked like taking England past the finishing line but after his dismissal, there was free fall for the visitors as they lost by 34 runs. Mashrafe Mortaza was adjudged the man of the match for his brilliant spell of fast bowling.
Bangladesh vs England – 7th October 2016 – Shere Bangla Stadium, Dhaka – England won by 21 runs
Ben Stokes and Jos Butler tormented the Bangladesh attack with the former scoring a brilliant century helping England post a target of 310. In the second innings, Bangladesh tried their best in getting to the total but kept losing wickets at regular interval. Imrul Kayes’ century went in vain as England won by 21 runs.
England vs Bangladesh – 9th March 2015 – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide – Bangladesh won by 15 runs
England were knocked out of the 2015 World Cup by Bangladesh to end a poor campaign for the Three Lions. In form batsman, Mahmudullah scored a brilliant century to help Bangladesh set a competitive target of 276. With the pressure of a possible elimination looming, England failed to play their natural game. Rubel Hossain claimed four wickets with England falling short by 15 runs in Adelaide.
England vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 12 Video Preview
England were coasting high post their victory in the first game, but the atmosphere has dampened a bit since the loss against Pakistan. They now have the perfect opportunity to avenge the humiliating elimination of the 2015 World Cup when they face Bangladesh.