England win by 8 wickets

Eoin Morgan and Co have won their first two matches, Bangladesh have lost their first two. It was a one-sided contest throughout in Abu Dhabi today.

ENG 122/2 after 14 overs: Shot! Mustafizur bangs it in and Malan drives it powerfully over cover for four. Bairstow finishes the over with a single, England need three to win.

ENG 112/2 after 12.5 overs: OUT! Jason Roy departs for an entertaining 61 off 38 after edging one to third man. Shoriful Islam gets Bangladesh their second wicket.

ENG 104/1 after 12 overs: Fifty for Jason Roy! He gets there in style with a six straight over. England are cruising towards the target in Abu Dhabi.

ENG 93/1 after 11 overs: Tidy over from Shoriful, just three singles come from it. Roy (46 off 30) and Malan (18 off 18) seem to be in no hurry whatsoever at the moment.

England need 35 off 60 with 9 wickets in hand. Bangladesh have been thoroughly outplayed so far.

ENG 75/1 after 8 overs: Nasum bowls a quick full toss and Malan plays a nice, fine reverse-sweep for four. The left-hander then ends the over with a drive over cover to pick up his second boundary. England need 50 off 72.

ENG 63/1 after 7 overs: Superb batting from Roy! He hits a six straight over and follows that up with a well-placed square-cut for four. Expensive first over from Mahedi Hasan.

ENG 50/1 after 6 overs: Bangladesh lose a review after a caught-behind appeal against Roy. The right-hander then clips one past short-fine for four, before adding four leg byes to England’s total. Mustafizur has been poor so far.

ENG 39/1 after 4.5 overs: OUT! A wicket against the run of play for Bangladesh! Nasum Ahmed strikes as Jos Buttler (18 off 18) hits it straight to long-off. Dawid Malan is the new batter.

ENG 37/0 after 4 overs: Four! This time Shoriful pitches it up and Buttler flicks it over mid-wicket. England need 88 off 96. They’re making it look easy.

ENG 28/0 after 3 overs: SIX! Buttler steps out to Shakib and thumps it straight over for a maximum. Top shot. England’s openers have come to the crease with great intent.

ENG 18/0 after 2 overs: Two more boundaries for Roy! This time the right-hander drives one down the ground for four and follows that up with an inside edge past short-fine. Mustafizur with an erratic first over.

ENG 7/0 after 1 over: Shakib takes the new ball and concedes seven runs in his first over. England have Buttler and Roy at the crease, the latter is up and running with a boundary. Mustafizur to bowl the second over.

5.25 pm: England’s run-chase is underway. They need 125 for victory. Can Bangladesh fight back with the ball?

Bangladesh finish with 124/9

Tymal Mills removes Nurul Hasan off the penultimate ball of the innings. Another smart review from Morgan, this time for caught behind. Mills then rattles Mustafizur Rahman’s stumps off the last ball. Top bowling from the right-arm pacer (3/27). An impressive performance with the ball from England and they’ll be confident of making it two wins on the trot.

BAN 119/7 after 19 overs: Two sixes and a four! Nusum Ahmed provides Bangladesh the over they so desperately needed. Rashid finishes with 0/35 from his four overs.

OUT! Mills begins the 18th over with a wicket and Bangladesh have lost their 7th with 98 on board. Mahedi caught at short fine by Woakes. With two overs to go, the Tigers have huffed and puffed to 102. Can they push past 120?

BAN 90/6 after 16 overs: Welcome boundary for Bangladesh! Mills drew an outside edge from Mahedi’s bat but it beat third man for four.

BAN 83/6 after 14.5 overs: OUT! Livingstone gets his second wicket and this time it’s Mahmudullah walking back. He tried to hit a big one but edged it to short-third. The #Bangladesh skipper never looked settled and departs for 19 off 24. Mahedi Hasan is the new batter.

BAN 73/5 after 12.4 overs: OUT! A mix-up at the crease and Afif Hossain is run-out. That’s the last thing Bangladesh needed. England are well on top in Abu Dhabi.

BAN 66/4 after 12 overs: Woakes ends his spell with outstanding figures of 1/12 from his four overs. He was quick, accurate and complimented Moeed really well in the powerplay.

BAN 63/4 after 10.4 overs: OUT! Livingstone gets the big wicket of Mushfiqur (29 off 30). The right-hander was looking good but gets trapped in front trying to play a reverse sweep. Good review from Morgan. Afif Hossain is the new batter.

BAN 60/3 after 10 overs: Mills joins the attack and concedes 11 runs in his first over. Mushfiqur with a lovely ramp shot for four. This partnership has added 34 runs off 28 balls.

BAN 49/3 after 9 overs: Shot! Rashid tosses one up and Mahumdullah steps out to thump it straight over for four. Bangladesh need a lot more of this.

BAN 42/3 after 8 overs: Jordan joins the attack and Mushfiqur gets an outside edge for four. The in-form right-hander is off to another decent start (19 off 22). Bangladesh need him to bat through.

BAN 30/3 after 7 overs: Tymal Mills with a fantastic effort at point. Mushfiqur Rahim played a reverse-sweep and the tall pacer put it a full length dive to get his hand at it but couldn’t complete the catch. Good start by Adil Rashid.

BAN 27/3 after 6 overs: The new batter for Bangladesh is skipper Mahmudullah. That’s the end of the powerplay, England are far ahead in the contest.

BAN 26/3 after 5.2 overs: OUT! Chris Woakes gets his first wicket thanks to a superb catch by Adil Rashid. He tracked back from short-fine and put in a dive to complete the catch. Brilliant! Bangladesh are in deep trouble, Shakib Al Hasan is the latest batter to depart.

BAN 24/2 after 5 overs: Mushfiqur gives Bangladesh a much-needed boundary. Moeen was about to end another tight over but the right-hander lifted the last ball straight over for four.

BAN 18/2 after 4 overs: Just like his first over, Woakes concedes just three runs in his second over too. The right-arm quick is getting sharp bounce.

BAN 14/2 after 2.3 overs: OUT! Moeen Ali has two in two! This time it’s Naim Sheikh walking back and #Bangladesh have lost both their openers. Mushfiqur Rahim is the new batter.

BAN 14/1 after 2.2 overs: OUT! After an expensive first over, Moeen Ali returns to get the wicket of Liton Das. The right-hander mistimes the sweep and gets caught in the deep.

BAN 13/0 after 2 overs: Naim chips it just over mid-wicket and survives. Solid start from Woakes, just three runs come from his first over.

BAN 10/0 after 1 over: Back-to-back boundaries for Liton! The right-hander steps out to the off-spinner both times and picks up two fours. The first one was straight over and the second past cover.

3.30 pm: England are opening the bowling with Moeen Ali. Liton Das and Naim Sheikh are opening the batting for Bangladesh. Here we go!

Playing XIs:

Bangladesh: Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (w), Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed.

England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (w), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Tymal Mills.


Mahmudullah has won the toss and Bangladesh will bat first.

2.59 pm: England, of course, earned a resounding win over West Indies in their opener, while Bangladesh suffered a defeat against Sri Lanka. This will be a crucial game for Mahmudullah and Co. We’re ready for the toss in Abu Dhabi!

2.57 pm: As far as head-to-head goes, the record stands at 0-0. Yep, today will be the first time England and Bangladesh will be facing each other in a T20I.

2.51 pm: Hello and welcome to live coverage of the Super 12 Group 1 match between England and Bangladesh in Abu Dhabi.