NOTTINGHAM: Australia moved closer to World Cup semifinals after
impressed the defending champions to a chuffed 48-hotfoot remove over a combative Bangladesh with his second century of the occasion.
The left-handed opener contained his natural aggressive self earlier than swinging his palms freely to make a 166-hotfoot knock, which steered Australia to a substantial 381 for 5, their second most life like doubtless to find in World Cup.
Warner, who had hit a hundred against Pakistan as smartly, added 121 runs with his skipper Aaron Finch (fifty three) in a threat-free opening partnership after which raised a 192-hotfoot stand with Usman Khawaja (89).
He carried out his 16th ODI hundred, his sixth 150-plus knock, which came off 147 balls with 14 hits to fence and 5 over the ropes.
The stage used to be situation to trot after the bowlers and Glenn Maxwell produced a 10-ball 32, which had three sixes and two fours. Maxwell used to be hotfoot out after a aggregate-up with Khawaja, who despatched his partner aid sensing threat and used to be caught behind minutes later to fail to place a hundred.
Confronted with a frightening job to jog down the huge blueprint, the ‘Tigers’, as anticipated, took the fight to the rival camp nonetheless ended up with 333 for eight in stipulated overs.
Mushfiqur Rahim (102 no longer out), Mahmudullah (69), Tamim Iqbal (62) and in-make Shakib Al Hasan (41) gave their all within the jog nonetheless the anguish silent proved insufficient though the entire used to be their completely ever in ODIs.
It used to be Rahim’s first hundred in a World Cup game and seventh overall.
Pacers Marcus Stoinis (2/54), Mitchell Starc (2/55) and Nathan Coulter-Nile (2/58) shared six wickets between them.
The remove took Australia to top of the table with 10 capabilities from six games while Bangladesh remained at quantity 5 with 5 capabilities and now must remove their final three games.
Earlier, medium pacer Soumya Sarkar (3/58) took three wickets while Mustafizur Rehman (1/69) accounted for one Australian batsman.
Mashrafe Mortaza and Rehman largely remained disciplined of their opening spells, bowling wicket-to-wicket. Warner and Finch moreover most standard having fun with threat-free game and did no longer attack a lot, managing an under-six hotfoot-payment.
It used to be completely after spinners — Shakib and Mehidy Hasan — had been offered that the 2 batsmen showed some aggression. Warner launched one from Shakib for a big six over mid-wicket while Finch punished Hasan with aid-to-aid photos over the ropes.
Paceman Rubel Hossain bowled in apt rhythm and the hotfoot-payment used to be under retain an eye fixed on, nonetheless both Warner and Finch had been silent at the crease, having carried out their half of-centuries.
Sarkar brought relief for a jumpy Bangladesh by sending aid Finch with his fifth ball, in what used to be a tender dismissal off the medium pacer within the twenty first over of the innings.
However the pleasure used to be brief-lived as Warner and Khawaja joined forces to remove one other gargantuan partnership. They added 192 runs for the second wicket, dominating the bowlers.
Sarkar all over again separated the batsmen by dismissing Warner nonetheless by that time, Australia had already 300-plus entire on the board.