It took a concerted effort from Bangladesh, led by Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim, to overcome a Kyle Coetzer challenge as they chased down 318 against Scotland in their Pool A World Cup encounter at the Saxton Oval.
David Warner scored a smashing daddy hundred as Australia put up an intimidating batting performance to defeat Afghanistan by a mammoth 275 runs at WACA, Perth, the biggest margin of victory in World Cup matches.
Gloucestershire Cricket will have both centurions from this year’s Big Bash League (BBL) in their ranks this season after signing hard-hitting batsman Peter Handscomb as their second overseas player for 2015.
Australian captain Michael Clarke refuses to entertain the notion that his team are distracted, making it clear that the players are extremely focused ahead of the game against Afghanistan in Perth on Wednesday.
Sri Lankan leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna is all set to fly to Australia as a World Cup standby for left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, who sustained a finger injury during the clash against England on Sunday.