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.
Tamim Iqbal and Sabbir Rahman scored 65 runs apiece while Mushfiqur Rahim played a responsible unbeaten knock of 45 runs as Bangladesh chased down 271 runs against New Zealand in 48.2 overs with five wickets in hand in the final game of the tri-series in Dublin.
Mustafizur Rahman picked a four-wicket haul while Soumya Sarkar played an unbeaten 87 run knock as Bangladesh chased down 182 runs against Ireland successfully with eight wickets in hand in the fourth match of the tri-series in Dublin.
James Neesham scored a fifty and picked two wickets while Hamish Bennett made a strong comeback with a three-wicket haul as New Zealand managed to chase down 258 against Bangladesh in the 48th over to seal a four-wicket win in the third match of the tri-series in Dublin.
Sabbir Rahman smashed a century while Tamim Iqbal scored 86 runs as Bangladesh posted 394 for seven in their innings and later dismissed Ireland A for just 195 runs to secure a massive 199-run victory in the warm-up game in Belfast.