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Player of the Match
809dThe Report by Mohammad Isam

Seniors set up Bangladesh's highest chase

Bangladesh beat Scotland by six wickets, kept themselves in contention for the quarter-finals and found out that they can successfully chase a stiff target on a big occasion

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

KJ Coetzer
KJ Coetzer
156(134) 17x4 - 4x6
Control %86%
  • Productive Shot
  • off drive
  • 32 runs
  • 3x4 - 1x6
12 13 14 5 26 32 20 33
Tamim Iqbal
Tamim Iqbal
95(100) 9x4 - 1x6
Control %82%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 21 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
7 12 2 12 15 1 11 35

Best performances - Bowlers

Taskin Ahmed
Taskin Ahmed
O7
M0
R43
W3
Eco6.14
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
Nasir Hossain
Nasir Hossain
O5
M0
R32
W2
Eco6.40
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Scorer: M Venkat Raghav | Commentator: Rohan Sharma

7.05 pm: Kyle Coetzer's magnificent 156 proves in vain as Bangladesh complete a rather comfortable chase in the end. The 139-run stand between Mahmudullah and Tamim was instrumental, with additional fifties from Mushfiqur and Shakib ensuring they completed their biggest ODI run chase. They now hold fourth position in the points table with four points, with their match-up against England to be viewed with keen interest as both sides battle for a quarter-final spot. Scotland, who certainly deserve some points for effort, remain winless. We hope you enjoyed our coverage today of this fascinating encounter between Bangladesh and Scotland. Don't forget to check out Match Point, which should be broadcasting live at this very moment. Till the next match, this is Rohan Sharma signing off on behalf of ESPNcricinfo. Good night and good luck!

Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladesh captain: The boys have done really well, especially the batsmen. Tamim was outstanding, along with Shakib and Mushfiqur. Still our bowlers did not bowl well, but our batsmen got runs, especially with a big match (against England) coming up. (Twitter question for the winning captain - How will you tackle England?) we will try our best to do well in our batting, bowling and fielding. We will try our best against England, and if not them, then New Zealand definitely.

Preston Mommsen, Scotland captain: It was brilliant to see Kyle Coetzer at his best. We're okay, we had time off after the Afghanistan game, the boys got away, we came back refreshed, we were up for today and that showed in the first half. Unfortunately it wasn't meant to be. Throughout the four games we showed that we were able to play good cricket. We just have to play good cricket over a long time.

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Kyle Coetzer, Man of the Match: Not the way we would have liked to end the game. We just weren't able to create enough pressure in the end. We would have taken that score at the start of the day, but we just didn't create the pressure in the second innings. There were a couple of runout chances, but they did bat well in the end. It is nice to get a few runs, but at the end of the day it is the end result, so it is disappointing. I thought 330 would have been good, but I felt the batsmen at the other end were also scoring, so I felt I didn't have to do anything rash. It is a tough loss to take. The guys will be a bit distraught as we worked so hard and feel we do deserve that one win in the tournament.

6.50 pm: Bangladesh have managed to get over the line as they mow down this significant chase of 319. They have achieved two unique feats here, the first being that this is their highest successful run-chase in an ODI, and the fact that this is the second-highest run-chase ever completed by a World Cup side, after Ireland's stunning victory over England in Bangalore in 2011.

48.1
4
Wardlaw to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR runs, and it is a fairytale finish for Shakib, and Bangladesh, as he not only gets to his fifty with a slice over third man, but also secures Bangladesh's highest World Cup run-chase as well

END OF OVER:
48 | 9 Runs | BDESH: 318/4 (1 run required from 12 balls, RR: 6.62, RRR: 0.50)

  • Sabbir Rahman42 (40b)
  • Shakib Al Hasan48 (40b)
  • Alasdair Evans10-1-67-1
  • Iain Wardlaw9-0-71-1

VASANTH S: "England Vs Bangaladesh will be crucial match..."

47.6
0
Evans to Sabbir Rahman, no run, short of a length as this is handled with comfort by the batsman, who looks to be giving Shakib a chance to get to his fifty as he is allowed the strike for the next over
47.5
0
Evans to Sabbir Rahman, no run, gets nice and low as he blocks out this fuller one outside of off
47.4
4
Evans to Sabbir Rahman, FOUR runs, levels the scores with a push through the covers which has enough legs on it to get to the extra-cover boundary
47.3
0
Evans to Sabbir Rahman, no run, short ball outside off which is pulled down into the ground, with short mid-on fielding the ball
47.2
1
Evans to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, this time hooks the bowler down to long leg as they are kept to just the one

Trouble chasing

0

Number of times that Bangladesh have successfully chased down a 250+ score in World Cups.

Rising to the Occasion

2

Number of World Cup 50s for Kyle Coetzer, the joint-most for a Scotland batsman. Gavin Hamilton has also scored two 50s.

The Circle of Life

29

Runs scored by Hamish Gardiner in his last 4 ODI innings. He scored 185 runs in the 2 innings before that.

BAN-3, SCO-0

3

Number of times that BAN have beaten SCO. SCO are the only team against whom BAN have won 3 ODIs without losing even one.