England and Bangladesh went down to the wire, with Bangladesh holding on to advance, leaving England and their fans to wonder what went wrong. I put it to our Twitter followers to come up with their thoughts on the situation, using three words or less.
It was joy for Asian underachievers and agony for the traditional bigwigs at the Adelaide Oval as Bangladesh, on the back of a Mahmudullah century, knocked England out of the World Cup, winning a fiercely contested game by 15 runs.
Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne stroked sublime centuries as Sri Lanka made England’s 309 look pedestrian, chasing it down with 16 balls to spare to win their World Cup clash by nine wickets in Wellington.
Speaking ahead of the crucial World Cup encounter against Sri Lanka on Sunday at Wellington, all-rounder Chris Woakes insisted England need to do well against big teams to go the distance in the tournament.