ICC Champions Trophy, Australia vs Bangladesh, Highlights: Match abandoned due to rain
Australia and Bangladesh split points as persistent rain played spoilsport in the fifth match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at The Oval. Catch full cricket score of AUS vs BAN here.icc champions trophy 2017 Updated: Jun 06, 2017 02:46 IST
The fifth game of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 between Australia and Bangladesh at The Oval was abandoned due to steady rain. Earlier, Mitchell Starc’s four-wicket haul and Adam Zampa’s 2/13 restricted Bangladesh to 182. For the Tigers, Tamim Iqbal top-scored with 95. In reply, Australia were 83/1 in 16 overs but rain refused to relent and both teams had to share a point each. Steve Smith’s men will have to win their last group game against England - in order to seal a last four spot. On the other hand, Bangladesh must win their last match against New Zealand and hope the other results go their way. Get full cricket score of Australia vs Bangladesh here (SCORECARD | STREAMING INFO)
01:55 hrs IST: That’s it. Thank you for joining us. Until next time, it’s goodbye. Cheers!
01:50 hrs IST: Match abandoned. So rain forces Australia to split points, again!
01:20 hrs IST: Rain is getting heavier and heavier.
00:49 hrs IST: Oh wait! It’s raining again. Covers coming back on.
00:44 hrs IST: Restart at 1:00 am, if there’s no more rain!
00:32 hrs IST: Umpires are out there. We’ll get an update soon.
00:12 hrs IST: The covers are coming off. Hopefully, we’ll have a start soon. Inspection in another 20 minutes.
00:01 hrs IST: Even if it’s a washout, Bangladesh would still be in the frame for a spot in the semi-finals. Then they must win their last game against New Zealand and hope Australia lose to England.
23:35 hrs IST: It’s still raining. Not a good news for either teams.
23:14 hrs IST: Covers are coming back on. It’s a steady drizzle. We are just four overs away from a result. We’ll keep you posted.
23:08 hrs IST: Not a good sight. It’s drizzling at The Oval.
23:03 hrs IST: Overall, Warner is the third quickest to the 4000-run mark. The other two are Amla and Viv Richards.
23:01 hrs IST: Double and that’s 4000 ODI runs for Warner. Way to go Australia’s little ripper! Fastest Australian to get past the mark.
22:57 hrs IST: Eight runs off Rubel’s third. Australia are 75/1 after 13 overs.
DO YOU KNOW - As many as 220 players have represented Australia in ODIs. There have been 24 captains, 45 centurions while 41 have taken at least one four-wicket haul.
22:45 hrs IST: Australia are 57/1 after 10 overs. Warner 26*, Smith 10*
22:39 hrs IST: FOUR! Full and wide from Mustafizur and Smith slices it through cover point for his first boundary.
22:36 hrs IST: Australia will hope the rain stays away till the 20th over. They’re going at a good rate and are ahead of the par score.
22:33 hrs IST: WICKET! Finch LBW Rubel 19(27). Bangladesh need more of these.
22:28 hrs IST: Eleven balls since the last boundary. Australia are 40/0 after 7 overs.
DO YOU KNOW - The last time Australia failed to chase a target of 183 or less was against South Africa, way back in 1997.
22:15 hrs IST: Australia are 21/0 after 4 overs. Finch 11*, Warner 9*
22:12 hrs IST: Two boundaries for Finch. Looks in top form!
22:08 hrs IST: Tidy over from the Bangladesh skipper. Just a run off it. Australia are 8/0 after 2 overs.
22:05 hrs IST: Mortaza now
22:04 hrs IST: Three runs off the final delivery. Australia are 7/0 after first over.
22:02 hrs IST: First runs for Warner. Fullish length from Mustafizur, the Australian vice-captain works it to deep mid-wicket and runs four.
21:59 hrs IST: And we’re underway. Warner to take strike. Mustafizur to bowl the first over for Bangladesh.
21:50 hrs IST: Covers are coming off. Play to restart at 22:00 hrs. No overs lost.
21:35 hrs IST: Bad news folks. It’s raining currently, doesn’t seem too heavy though.
21:10 hrs IST: BOWLED! And that’s it. Bangladesh all out for 182. Mitchell Starc finishes with 4/29. Australia well on top. We’ll be back in a few minutes time.
21:07 hrs IST: Maiden over from Cummins. Australia’s pace battery at its very best!
21:03 hrs IST: And, Starc misses the hattrick by a whisker. What a bowler! The best in limited-overs currently. Bangladesh are 181/9 after 43 overs.
21:02 hrs IST: ‘Stupendous’ Starc on a hattrick. Two yokers from around the wicket and Mortaza, Rubel have no answer to it.
20:58 hrs IST: WICKET! Heartbreak for Tamim. Departs five short of another well deserved ton. Starc gets his first.
20:53 hrs IST: Quite a few matches face the rain threat this time around.
20:47 hrs IST: Hazlewood finishes with the figures of 1/40. Bangladesh are 171/6 after 40 overs.
20:43 hrs IST: FOUR! Too short from Zampa, Mehedi goes back into the crease and helps it in the gap between fine leg and deep square leg boundary.
20:40 hrs IST: Six runs off Hazlewood’s ninth over. It’s drizzling at The Oval. Play could be stopped anytime.
20:36 hrs IST: OUT! Second wicket for Zampa. Mahmudullah also falls with making any significant contribution. Bangladesh are 153/6 after 37 overs.
20:33 hrs IST: Bangladesh are 150/5 after 36 overs. Tamim 80*, Mahmudullah 7*
20:31 hrs IST: SIX! Flighted delivery from Maxwell, Mahmudullah steps out and lofts it over long on.
20:28 hrs IST: Maxwell now. Three spinners from Australia and that too in an ODI - rare sight.
20:25 hrs IST: WICKET! Zampa strikes in his very first over. Sabbir goes for 8(14). Has Smith been too late in introducing the leggie into the attack?
DO YOU KNOW - Tamim averages over 65 in both Tests and ODIs in England.
20:13 hrs IST: FOUR! Short delivery from Cummins, Tamim moves a bit towards his off side and pulls it to wide third-man boundary. Moves to 75.
DO YOU KNOW - India is now the second team to hit 500 or more fours in Champions Trophy
20:08 hrs IST: Have to admit that Tamim has grown in stature in the past one and a half years. Should look to stay till the end here.
20:04 hrs IST: WICKET! Shakib LBW Head 29(48). Bangladesh are 124/4 after 30 overs.
20:00 hrs IST: SIX! Flighted delivery from Head, Tamim dances down the track and smacks it over deep extra cover for a maximum. What shot!
19:58 hrs IST: Bangladesh are 109/3 after 29 overs. Partnership between Tamim and Shakib worth 56 runs.
DO YOU KNOW - Tamim Iqbal has four fifty plus scores in his last six innings.
19:51 hrs IST: FOUR! Low full-toss from Starc and Shakib hits it well through backward point for his first boundary.
19:48 hrs IST: Head proving to be an extremely useful fifth bowler (6-0-14-0). Bangladesh are 95/3 after 26 overs.
19:45 hrs IST: Just six runs off the last two overs. Bangladesh are 94/3 after 25 overs.
19:40 hrs IST: Single and that’s fifty for Tamim, his 37th in ODIs and third against Australia. Brilliant innings!
19:38 hrs IST: FOUR! Fifth boundary for Tamim. Moves to 49. Costly over from Henriques. 16 runs off it. Bangladesh are 88/3 after 23 overs.
19:36 hrs IST: SIX! Too wide from Henriques, Tamim charges down the track and lofts it over covers for a maximum.
19:34 hrs IST: Bangladesh are 72/3 after 22 overs. Tamim 34*, Shakib 13*
19:31 hrs IST: Starc comes back into the attack.
19:30 hrs IST: Double off the last ball for Shakib. Henriques completes four overs. Bangladesh are 69/3 after 21 overs.
19:27 hrs IST: Shakib works a fuller delivery to mid-off for a quick single. Moves into double figures.
19:24 hrs IST: Just three runs off Henriques’ third. Bangladesh are 62/3 after 19 overs.
19:19 hrs IST: Dot ball to finish off from Henriques. Bangladesh are 59/3 after 18 overs.
19:17 hrs IST: FOUR! Short and wide from Henriques and Tamim slashes it through backward point for his first boundary.
19:15 hrs IST: Shakib Al Hasan now. Needs to hang in and provide able support to Tamim.
19:13 hrs IST: WICKET! In-form Mushfiqur departs cheaply. First wicket for Henriques. Bangladesh in all sorts of trouble now.
19:09 hrs IST: Bangladesh are 53/2 after 15 overs. Tamim 28*, Rahim 9*. Time for drinks.
DO YOU KNOW - Australia have won at least one ODI game in 101 venues, 10 at home and 91 outside Australia.
19:04 hrs IST: Henriques comes in as the third change.
19:03 hrs IST: Magnificent start from Head. Concedes just two runs. Bangladesh are 47/2 after 14 overs.
19:01 hrs IST: Offie Travis Head comes into the attack.
18:59 hrs IST: Solid from Cummins. 48 balls since the last boundary now. Bangladesh are 45/2 after 13 overs.
18:55 hrs IST: Single off the last ball for Tamim. Moves to 25. Bangladesh are 43/2 after 12 overs.
18:52 hrs IST: Extended spell for Hazlewood. Tamim has found it difficult to score against him.
18:51 hrs IST: Great over from Cummins. Two runs and a wicket. Bangladesh are 39/2 after 11 overs.
18:48 hrs IST: Mushfiqur Rahim is in at No. 4. He scored a fifty in the first game against England.
18:46 hrs IST: OUT! Loose delivery and an even poor shot from Kayes. Looks to hit it on the up but Finch completes a neat catch at cover point.
18:43 hrs IST: Five overs since the last boundary. Bangladesh are 37/1 after 10 overs. Tamim 23*, Kayes 6*
18:40 hrs IST: Just 13 runs in the last four overs. Disciplined start from Mitchell Starc and Co..Wonder Smith’s comments after the NZ game have been taken seriously. Bangladesh are 35/1 after 9 overs.
18:36 hrs IST: Hazlewood continues to keep it tight. Tamim needs to attack here. Bangladesh are 33/1 after 8 overs.
18:32 hrs IST: Decent start from Cummins. Bangladesh are 29/1 after 7 overs.
DO YOU KNOW - Australia’s winning percentage against Bangladesh in ODIs in 95.
18:29 hrs IST: Here comes the first change in bowling - Pat Cummins
18:28 hrs IST: Single off the last ball for Tamim. Bangladesh are 24/1 after 6 overs.
18:25 hrs IST: WICKET! Hazlewood strikes. Soumya Sarkar departs for 3(11). Seventh wicket for the Australian seamer in the tournament.
18:22 hrs IST: FOUR! Tamim is in some form. Short and wide from Starc and cuts it past the fielder at point. Bangladesh are 22/0 after 5 overs.
18:20 hrs IST: FOUR! Fuller delivery from Starc, towards leg, Tamim gets into position early and works it extremely well in the gap past mid-on.
18:18 hrs IST: Double off the last ball for Starc. Bangladesh are 14/0 after 4 overs.
18:16 hrs IST: FOUR! Back of a length delivery from Hazlewood, Tamim comes down the track - makes room - and slaps it past mid-off for his first boundary.
18:14 hrs IST: Maiden over from Starc. Just what Australia need at this stage. Bangladesh are 6/0 after 3 overs.
STAT ATTACK - This is the 20th ODI and second Champions Trophy game between Australia and Bangladesh.
18:11 hrs IST: Starc to continue
18:09 hrs IST: Tidy start from Hazlewood. Sticking to the right lengths. Bangladesh are 6/0 after 2 overs.
18:06 hrs IST: Josh Hazlewood comes into the attack.
18:05 hrs IST: Excellent start from Starc, except for the third delivery - that strayed down leg and went for four leg byes. Bangladesh are 5/0 after first over.
18:02 hrs IST: Straightaway some movement for Starc.
18:00 hrs IST: And it’s time for live action. Bangladesh openers Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar make their way out in the middle. Mitchell Starc to start the proceedings for the Aussies.
17:56 hrs IST: Time for the national anthems.
DO YOU KNOW - Bangladesh’s only ODI victory against the five-time World Champions came on June 18,2005 at Cardiff.
17:40 hrs IST: One change each for both sides. Adam Zampa comes in for John Hastings while Mehedi Hasan replaces Mosaddek Hossain.
17:38 hrs IST: Here are the playing XI of both teams:
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mehedi Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steven Smith(c), Moises Henriques, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade(wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
17:32 hrs IST: Bangladesh have won the toss and have chosen to bat.
DO YOU KNOW - Australia, who’ve played 899 ODIs since 1971, will become the second team after India (908 matches) to play 900 ODI games.
17:20 hrs IST: Toss in a short while.
17:15 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to HT’s live coverage of ICC CT 2017 Group A game between Australia and Bangladesh.
While Bangladesh slumped to an eight-wicket defeat against hosts England in the tournament opener, Australia’s first match against New Zealand was largely affected by rain before it was eventually abandoned, and both the Trans-Tasman rivals earned a point each.
Bangladesh, on the other hand, need four points from their remaining two games. (POINTS TABLE)
Both teams will head into the game of knowing that a defeat will have them staring at an early elimination.