Bangladesh knock England out of Cricket World Cup

England's disastrous tour comes to an end after Bangladesh complete emphatic victory in tight contest.

    Bangladesh's victory confirms a spot in the quarter finals, and tops off a disastrous tournament for England [Reuters]
    Bangladesh's victory confirms a spot in the quarter finals, and tops off a disastrous tournament for England [Reuters]

    Bangladesh have knocked England out of the Cricket World Cup after completing an emphatic 15-run victory in Adelaide, Australia.

    English Captain Eoin Morgan said on Monday it was "incredibly disappointing" to have been knocked out the tournament at such an early stage after England were all out for 260.

    Earlier in the day, Bangladesh had posted a competitive 275 for 7.

    Reacting to the defeat, Morgan said he "was gutted".

     

    Bangladesh's victory on Monday confirms a spot in the quarter finals, and tops off a disastrous tournament for England.

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza dedicated the victory "to Bangladesh's freedom fighters and to everyone at home working hard".

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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