Bangladesh squared the series with a thrilling 34-run win over England in an ill-tempered match.
After a disappointing start to the game, Bangladesh recovered well, with the bat, to post 238 and then the bowlers backed the effort put in by the lower order. Mahmudullah scored a crucial 75 and the total received a further push with Mortaza’s 44 lower down the order.
In the end, England, after some resistance from the tail, fell short of the target by 34 runs. Series is now level at 1-1.
Toss – England
Bangladesh 238/8 (50 overs)
England 204 (44.4 overs)
Result – Bangladesh won by 34 runs
Series – 3-match series level 1-1
Player of the match – Mashrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh)