England complete World Cup circle against Bangladesh

Bangladesh's Mehidy Hasan celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand's Tom Latham

They are a good side and I think people underestimate them.

Then again, Bangladesh neglected to imitate their presentation with which they had emerged as an opponent of South Africa in their competition opener and lost a brazen fight to New Zealand in their last fixture.

"We were beaten by a better team in 2015. So most of the teams will be taking them as well".

He took the first Bangladesh wicket as the Asian side started its chase of England's 6/386 and it won't be forgotten in a hurry. But Plunkett's ability to bowl back-of-a-length cutters may prove especially valuable given the proportions of the Cardiff ground, with England understood to be contemplating an attack that includes five seamers and Moeen Ali as the only frontline spinner. "When they're on top they're good at doing it", said the 34-year-old.

England's defeat to Pakistan on Monday was notable not just for a sizeable reversal of the form book, but also for the fractious nature of the contest.

"They're a strong squad".

For Bangladesh, a match at Sophia Gardens sees them back at the scene of one of their greatest triumphs - a 2005 ODI win over Australia, then as now world champions, that is arguably the biggest upset in the history of global cricket.

Woakes or Wood could make way, but England have in the past viewed Cardiff as a one-spinner venue, raising questions over Adil Rashid's place.


Almost 200 miles up the road at Headingley, fearsome Australia paceman Dennis Lillee bowled Pakistan opener Sadiq Mohammad and captain Asif Iqbal en route to figures of five for 34 for the first five-wicket haul in one-day internationals.

The Independent's Rory Dollard said Archer "produced extreme pace without breaking sweat and forced (Jonny) Bairstow into respectful retreat - the gloveman standing closer to the boundary than the stumps".

"You are always disappointed when you don't get selected".

England captain Eoin Morgan: "It's not a problem batting first".

But after responding in style with a 14-run upset win over England in which they scored 348 for eight, the 1992 champions are now looking to build on that morale-boosting triumph when they take on Sri Lanka in Bristol.

Jason Roy: The England opener endured a terrible day against Pakistan at Trent Bridge, his usually reliable hands betraying him as he shelled a simple chance of Mohammad Hafeez, who went on to top score. "He (Roy) is very intimidating to play against when he does score runs".

"The guys showed their proper skills and it was a true test of character".

"There is a long way to go, hopefully the other players will step up".

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