Ben Stokes records first one-day century and Ben Duckett scores 60 on debut as England set Bangladesh target of 310
Ben Stokes smashed his first one-day hundred and Ben Duckett made the most encouraging of debuts as England shrugged off the uncertainty caused by the massive security operation here in Dhaka to seize the initiative in the first one-day international against Bangladesh.
It has been a curiosity of Stokes career that he had yet to fully fire in the 50-over format but he put that right in the National Stadium with a quite brilliant 101 in the heat and humidity of Mirpur in front of a 25,000 crowd.
It enabled England to recover from the shaky foundations of 63 for three and was the major reason... read more
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