David Warner's splendid knock against Bangladesh takes Australia to top of World Cup standings

In the sixth match of Australia's Cricket World Cup campaign, and six matches into David Warner's official comeback from a 12-month suspension, he showed off both sides of his personality in hitting a tournament-high 166 which Bangladesh was too resigned to challenge on Thursday at Trent Bridge

FirstCricket Staff June 21, 2019 19:11:28 IST
David Warner's splendid knock against Bangladesh takes Australia to top of World Cup standings
David Warners splendid knock against Bangladesh takes Australia to top of World Cup standings

In the sixth match of Australia's Cricket World Cup campaign, and six matches into David Warner's official comeback from a 12-month suspension, he showed off both sides of his personality in hitting a tournament-high 166 which Bangladesh was too resigned to challenge on Thursday at Trent Bridge. AP

David Warners splendid knock against Bangladesh takes Australia to top of World Cup standings

Bangladesh's Soumya Sarkar surprised a fair few people by taking three wickets, but his performance was perhaps the only positive for Bangladesh. AP

David Warners splendid knock against Bangladesh takes Australia to top of World Cup standings

After a great partnership with Aaron Finch, David Warner and Usman Khawaja put together a massive stand, propelling Australia towards a total of 381. AP

David Warners splendid knock against Bangladesh takes Australia to top of World Cup standings

Mitchell Starc got the bowling underway for Australia. After Sarkar's early dismissal and Shakib Al Hasan's wicket, Starc did well to remove danger man Tamim Iqbal. AP

David Warners splendid knock against Bangladesh takes Australia to top of World Cup standings

Bangladesh rarely looked like they could chase down Australia's total, but Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah put together a valiant stand, which gace Bangladeshi supporters a glimmer of hope. AP

David Warners splendid knock against Bangladesh takes Australia to top of World Cup standings

Despite being unable to save his team from defeat, Mushfiqur Rahim won over many hearts with his heroics, fighting until the very end to score a century and vastly reduce the margin of defeat for Bangladesh. AP

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