Bangladesh vs England: Jos Buttler slams his 24th ODI half-century
Jos Buttler led England from the front in the 2nd ODI against Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, on Friday. Buttler smashed a brilliant 76 off 64 balls, sharing a 109-run stand with opener Jason Roy. The latter starred with an incredible century. Buttler and Roy powered England past 200 after they were reduced to 96/3. Here are the key stats.
The summary of England's innings
Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl in the 2nd ODI. England were off to a poor start, with top-order batters Philip Salt and Dawid Malan falling cheaply. However, Roy recorded a 109-run stand with skipper Buttler as the duo took England past the 150-run mark inside 30 overs. Contributions from Moeen Ali (42) and Sam Curran (33*) guided England to 326/7.
Fifth 50+ score for Buttler against Bangladesh
As stated, Buttler has registered his 24th half-century in ODI cricket. It was his fifth 50+ score against Bangladesh in the format. Buttler completed 4,600 runs during the 2nd ODI. The right-handed batter now has 4,621 runs from 164 ODIs at an average of 41.63. His tally includes 11 centuries. His strike rate of 118.03 is the highest by an England player in ODIs.