Champions Trophy: Joe Root hits a century as England beat Bangladesh

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Champions Trophy, Group, A, The Oval
Bangladesh 305-6 (50 overs): Tamim 128, Mushfiqur 79, Plunkett 4-59
England 308-2 (47.2 overs): Root 133*, Hales 95, Morgan 75*
England won by eight wickets
Match scorecard; Standings

Joe Root compiled an unbeaten century as England opened their Champions Trophy campaign with victory over Bangladesh at The Oval.

Root made 133 not out and Alex Hales 95 as England, the bookmakers’ favourites for the tournament, reached their target of 306 with 16 balls to spare.

Tamim Iqbal hit 128 in Bangladesh’s 305-5, with Liam Plunkett taking 4-59.

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