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England beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets

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Abu Dhabi: England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in their Group 1 Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup here on Wednesday.

Chasing 125 for a win, England reached the target with 5.5 overs to spare with Jason Roy top-scoring with a 38-ball 61.

For Bangladesh, Shoriful Islam and Nasum Ahmed took a wicket apiece. Earlier, Bangladesh batters struggled to get going with Mushfiqur Rahim top-scoring with 29 while captain Mahmudullah contributed 19.

For England, Tymal Mills was the pick of bowlers with 3/27, while Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone grabbed two wickets apiece.

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