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NOTTINGHAM: Australia moved nearer to World Cup semifinals after David Warner impressed the protecting champions to a comfortable 48-run win over a combative Bangladesh with his second century of the match.


The left-handed opener contained his herbal competitive self earlier than swinging his arms freely to construct a 166-run knock, which prompt Australia to a mammoth 381 for 5, their second highest ranking in World Cup.

Warner, who had hit a hundred against Pakistan as well, added 121 runs with his skipper Aaron Finch (53) in a risk-free opening partnership after which raised a 192-run stand with Usman Khawaja (89).

He completed his 16th ODI hundred, his 6th 150-plus knock, which got here off 147 balls with 14 hits to fence and five over the ropes.

The stage was once set to move after the bowlers and Glenn Maxwell produced a 10-ball 32, which had three sixes and two fours. Maxwell was once run out after a mix-up with Khawaja, who despatched his spouse again sensing menace and was once stuck at the back of mins later to fail to spot a hundred.

Faced with a daunting task to chase down the massive goal, the 'Tigers', as expected, took the fight to the rival camp however ended up with 333 for 8 in stipulated overs.

Mushfiqur Rahim (102 not out), Mahmudullah (69), Tamim Iqbal (62) and in-form Shakib Al Hasan (41) gave their all within the chase however the effort nonetheless proved insufficient though the full was once their absolute best ever in ODIs.

It was once Rahim's first hundred in a World Cup recreation and seventh general.

Pacers Marcus Stoinis (2/54), Mitchell Starc (2/55) and Nathan Coulter-Nile (2/58) shared six wickets between them.

The win took Australia to top of the table with 10 points from six video games while Bangladesh remained at quantity five with five points and now wish to win their final three video games.

Earlier, medium pacer Soumya Sarkar (three/58) took three wickets while Mustafizur Rehman (1/69) accounted for one Australian batsman.

Mashrafe Mortaza and Rehman in large part remained disciplined of their opening spells, bowling wicket-to-wicket. Warner and Finch also most well-liked playing risk-free recreation and didn't attack a lot, managing an under-six run-rate.

It was once simplest after spinners -- Shakib and Mehidy Hasan -- have been presented that the two batsmen confirmed some aggression. Warner launched one from Shakib for an enormous six over mid-wicket while Finch punished Hasan with back-to-back photographs over the ropes.

Paceman Rubel Hossain bowled in excellent rhythm and the run-rate was once beneath control, however each Warner and Finch have been nonetheless on the crease, having completed their half-centuries.

Sarkar introduced reduction for a anxious Bangladesh through sending again Finch with his 5th ball, in what was once a soft dismissal off the medium pacer within the 21st over of the innings.

But the enjoyment was once short-lived as Warner and Khawaja joined forces to lift any other giant partnership. They added 192 runs for the second wicket, dominating the bowlers.

Sarkar again separated the batsmen through disregarding Warner however through that time, Australia had already 300-plus total on the board.

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