Champions Trophy 2017:

Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah hit tons as Bangladesh thump New Zealand out

Cardiff: Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah crushed a splendid century each and sewed together a record 224-run remain as Bangladesh recuperated from a top-arrange fall to indent up a staggering five-wicket prevail upon New Zealand in their last gathering match of the Champions Trophy in Cardiff on Friday.

Pursuing an objective of 266 for a win, Bangladesh were diminished to a dubious 33/4 in the twelfth over however Shakib (114) and Mahmudullah (102 not out) turned the match on its head with a striking batting presentation to help their side indent up their first win of the competition.

The couple batted splendidly for 34.5 overs for the fifth wicket and organized a breathtaking rebound for Bangladesh after a staggering three-more than three-wicket opening spell from Tim Southee (3/45) had shaken their run pursue.

Bangladesh in the end pursued down the objective with 16 balls to extra, achieving 268/5, to mold a standout amongst the most critical triumphs in their ODI history.

The 224-run remain amongst Shakib and Mahmudullah was the most astounding for Bangladesh for any wicket in ODIs, overshadowing the prior 178 between Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim against Pakistan in 2015.

Shakib, who hit his seventh ton in his 176th match, struck 11 fours and a six from 115 balls while Mahmudullah, who got his third ton in his 144th amusement, had eight fours and two sixes from 107 conveyances in his unbeaten thump.

With the misfortune, New Zealand are out of the competition, subsequent to completing at the base of Group A with only one point which they got after their match against Australia was washed out. They had lost to England by 87 runs.

Regardless of the win, Bangladesh, who now have three focuses from three matches, are as yet indeterminate of a semi-last compartment and they should hold up the result of the Group A match amongst England and Australia in Birmingham on Saturday.

On the off chance that Australia beat England, Bangladesh won’t meet all requirements for the semi-finals. All things considered, both England and Australia will progress to the last four.

Bangladesh will fit the bill for the semi-finals if England beat Australia.

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