Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza stated that his team needs to be at their peak in all attributes of the game, if they are to emerge victorious a highly competitive tournament like the Champions Trophy.
Heavy and continuous rain for 150 minutes ended Australia's hopes of registering their maiden victory in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 tournament as only 16 overs were possible in the second innings of the fifth game against Bangladesh at The Oval.
England skipper Eoin Morgan admitted that he is concerned by the side strain to all-rounder Chirs Woakes following their eight-wicket victory against Bangladesh in the ICC Champions Trophy opener at The Oval on Thursday.
Tamim Iqbal's century went in vain for Bangladesh as England chased down 306 runs in 47.2 overs with eight wickets in hand riding on an unbeaten 133 from Joe Root and a fluent 95-run knock from Alex Hales to begin their ICC Champions Trophy campaign with a win at Kennington Oval.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav shared six wickets between them equally as India went on to dismiss Bangladesh for just 84 runs to complete a massive 240-run victory in their warm-up game of ICC Champions Trophy at Kennington Oval on Tuesday.
A blistering unbeaten 30-ball knock of 64 from uncapped Fahim Ashraf and a 15-ball 27 from Hasan Ali proved vital as they shared 93 runs off just 41 deliveries for the ninth wicket to help Pakistan seal a thrilling two wicket win in a chase of 342 against Bangladesh in the ICC Champions Trophy warm-up game in Birmingham.