VIC­TORY

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England’s Joe Root cel­e­brates af­ter lead­ing his side to a com­fort­able vic­tory over Bangladesh in the open­ing match of the Cham­pion Tro­phy at The Oval. Root scored an un­beaten 133 from 129 balls as the tour­na­ment hosts scored 308/2 in 47.2 overs to chase down Bangladesh’s 305/6, which was built around a stun­ning in­nings of 128 from opener Tamim Iqbal.

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