Australia whitewash Bangla

Australia whitewash Bangla

 Hussey cracked two sixes and nine fours in a 91-ball 108 for his third one-day hundred, and his first since February 2007, while opener Watson smashed three sixes and 11 fours in his 40-ball 72 to give Australia a massive socre of 361-8. Bangladesh put up a fighting effort but finished well short of the target on 295 for 6 in their 50 overs.

Imrul Kayes top scored for the home side with 93 while Shariar Nafees (60) and Mahmudullah (68) put in useful contributions in a losing effort.

In the Australian innings, Hussey was involved in two useful stands, adding 89 for the fourth wicket with skipper Michael Clarke (47) and 70 for the sixth wicket with Mitchell Johnson, who hammered 41 off just 24 balls.

SCORE BOARD

AUSTRALIA

Watson b Razzak    72
Ponting lbw Razzak    47
Clarke b Mortaza    47
Smith c&b Shuvo    5
Hussey lbw Islam    108
Ferguson c Kapali b Mortaza    3
Johnson c Kayes b Mortaza    41
Paine lbw Razzak    7
Hastings (not out)    21
Doherty (not out)    2
Extras (LB-3, W-4, NB-1)    8
Total (for 8 wkts; 50 overs)    361
Fall of wickets: 1-110, 2-129, 3-142, 4-231, 5-239, 6-309, 7-320, 8-350.
Bowling: Islam 8-0-77-1, Mortaza 9-0-80-3, Shakib 7-0-48-0, Razzak 9-0-58-3, Shuvo 5-0-28-1, Kapali 2-0-8-0, Mahmudullah 10-0-59-0.

BANGLADESH

Tamim b Johnson    32
Imrul c Paine b Pattinson    93
Nafees c Watson b Johnson    60
Mahmudullah (not out)    68
Shakib c Doherty b Watson    9
Rahim c Smith b Watson    1
Kapali c Pattinson b Johnson    13
Shuvo (not out)    3
Extras (b 2, lb 5, w 9)    16     
Total (for 6 wkts; 50 overs)    295.
Fall of wickets: 1-43, 2-179, 3-197, 4-221, 5-223, 6-270.
Bowling: Johnson 9-0-67-3, Hastings 9-0-42-0, Pattinson 7-0-39-1, Watson 9-0-49-2, Doherty 6-0-33-0, Smith 8-0-45-0, Clarke 2-0-13-0.

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