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England vs Bangladesh Tweet Report: 'One tiger too much for three lions'

  • FP Sports
  • March 9th, 2015
  • 18:02:40 IST

England slumped out of contention at the Cricket World Cup with a a 15-run loss Monday to Bangladesh, which advanced to the quarterfinals for the first time.

Rubel Hossain claimed four wickets for Bangladesh after Mahmudullah posted the team's first World Cup century in a competitive, but achievable, 275-7 total.

Bangladesh celebrate their win over England. AP

Bangladesh celebrate their win over England. AP

Mahmudullah scored 103 in a defiant 141-run stand with half century-maker Mushfiqur Rahim to lead Bangladesh back from a disastrous start when it slumped to 8-2 after losing the toss and being sent in to bat at the Adelaide Oval.

England was all out for 260 in the 49th over, sparking jubilant celebrations among the Bangladesh players.

Here is a selection of tweets sent out after England lost the match:

Updated Date: March 09, 2015 18:02:40 IST

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