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Overs 25: Australia 139/1 at the half-way degree. David Warner 69* & Usman Khawaja 10*

Overs 23: Australia 125/1
Soumya Sarkar came up with a tidy over, two runs off it together with a leg bye.

Overs 22: Australia 123/1
More tidy over from Mehidy Hasan, conceded just two singles in it.

Overs 20.five: OUT! Soumya Sarkar strikes to dismiss Aaron Finch (53). Australia 121/1
Big Wicket. Sarkar, who came into the attack, provided the first breakthrough for the Bangladesh, pushed aside the Australian skipper. Soft dismissal. Finch, whilst trying to dab the ball past brief third guy, mistimed it and gave away a simple catch to Rubel Hossain. Finch hit two sixes and 5 fours during his 51-ball innings and added 121 for the opening wicket with David Warner.



* FIFTY for Aaron Finch off 47 balls, his 24th in ODIs. Australia 116/0 in 19.4 overs
Finch hit two sixes and 5 fours to succeed in the landmark.

Overs 18: Australia 104/0
Good comback from Mehidy Hasan, after conceding 12 in his first over, gave away just three singles in his 2nd.

Overs 17: Australia 101/0. Time for beverages smash

* 100 comes up for Australia in 16.3 overs. David Warner 53* & Aaron Finch 43*

Overs 16: Australia 98/0
12 RUNS!
Aaron Finch (43*) welcomed Mehidy Hasan with a six and a four in consecutive balls as Australia scored 12 runs in it.

Overs 15.4: SIX! Aaron Finch smacks Mehidy Hasan over deep square for a most. Australia 94/0



* FIFTY for David Warner off 55 balls, his 20th in ODIs. Australia 86/0 in 15 overs
Warner hit two sixes and 4 fours to succeed in the landmark.

End of Over 14: Warner (47*) comes out to transform a complete delivery from Shakib into a low full-toss and hits it through the gap in the duvet area for four. And the left-hander follows it up with a HUGE SIX over mid-wicket with a 94m hit, into the second one tier. Australia 83/0

Mortaza presses medium-pacer Rubel Hossain into carrier as Bangladesh seek for their opening wicket.

End of Over 12: With the ranking reacing 67/0, it kind of feels any other Warner-Finch century partnership is on the anvil.

End of Over 10: Fifty comes up for Australia in nine.3 overs, with a crunchy immediately pressure from Finch (24*). Warner batting on 26*. The first Powerplay figures read 53/0.

First bowling trade. Shakib Al Hasan into the attack along with his left-arm spin.

End of Over nine: Mortaza has bowled properly in his opening spell, which now reads 0/24 in 5 overs. Not letting the Aussies off the hook but would have liked to have something in the wickets column as properly. 47/0

End of Over 7: Both Warner and Finch are now taking a look a little bit extra settled compared to the beginning. That punch from Warner, getting on most sensible of the bounce, was once prime example of a batsman getting his eye in. 36/0

End of Over five: Dropped! After Finch (13*) began the over by way of hitting Mortaza for a SIX, the over ends with a Sabbir losing Warner (12*) at point. 27/0

End of Over 3: Just three runs off Mortaza's 2nd over. 12/0

End of Over 2: And a boundary for Warner as properly, off a back-foot punch through the covers - all timing. nine/0

Mustafizur Rahim to open complaints from the other end.

End of Over 1: Both Warner and Finch off the mark, the latter with a well-timed flick off his hips for Australia's first boundary. 4/0

The familiar pair of David Warner and Aaron Finch out to open for the Aussies. Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza to start bowling for Bangladesh.

PLAYING XIs

BANGLADESH: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

AUSTRALIA: David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa

CAPTAIN TALK

AARON FINCH: "We are gonna bat first, looks a really good surface. I think we have played well in patches. There have been times we haven't got it right. Still excited to be in this position. Stoinis comes back in the team. We get through the middle overs nicely."

MASHRAFE MORTAZA: "It's a good wicket, you never know. We are chasing very well in the last few matches. My knees are alright, trying hard, let's see. The boys are confident after that last match. Rubel comes in for Saifuddin and Sabbir comes in for Mosaddek."


TOSS NEWS: Aaron Finch wins the toss, Australia make a decision to bat first.


It's Day 22, and the ICC World Cup 2019 chariot has arrived again in Nottingham for Match 26 between defending champions Australia and the high-flying Bangladesh. And we welcome you once again here at Timesofindia.com, bringing all the are living updates from the sport this is scheduled to begin 1500 IST.


With four wins in 5 fits, Australia are enjoying with ease at No. 3 on the issues table. But with victories over South Africa and West Indies, the Bangla tigers, recently No. five, have finished better so far compared to former champions Sri Lanka, Windies and Pakistan; and thus, can't be taken flippantly.


That provides Bangladesh hope to topple the title-holders, however it would possibly not be simple against the five-time champions.


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