The only other century-makers in the World Cup by the time the England-Bangladesh match finished were Shakib Al Hasan, who made a century in Bangladesh's reply, and India's Rohit Sharma. On Saturday, he smashed 153 off 121 balls and stands just behind Andrew Strauss (158), who holds the record for the highest score by an England batsman, in a World Cup game.
The incident had the England dressing room including all-rounder Ben Stokes and captain Eoin Morgan burst into laughter.
Record breaking has become nearly de rigueur for this England side recently, and against the team who inflicted the humiliating defeat at the last World Cup which prompted their meteoric ODI transformation, it will no doubt have pleased them to have added a few more to their collection.
Archer bowled opener Soumya Sarkar with a attractive delivery that clipped the top of off stump and finished his first spell having conceded just 14 runs of his five overs.
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On a day when local wildlife should perhaps have been wearing protective helmets, Buttler twice launched the ball out of the ground at the River Taff end, the short boundary down the ground absolutely no match for his supremely powerful hitting.
The tournament hosts and favourites delivered a sub-par fielding display in a surprise defeat to Pakistan on Monday and next encounter a side who defeated them in the 2011 and 2015 editions.
Dream11 Team PAK vs SL ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - Cricket Predictions Tips For Today's World Cup England vs Bangladesh at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff: After surrendering a thin annihilation to Pakistan in their last World Cup fixture, England will hope to bounce back against Bangladesh when the two teams meet at the Cardiff Wales Stadium on Saturday.
Cricket analysts Cricviz certainly credited Archer with a higher average speed but reckoned Durham paceman Wood had bowled he fastest single ball of this year's World Cup so far at a rapid 95.6 miles per hour (153.8 kph). "I think probably one of his biggest strengths at the moment is his temperament".
Jason Roy completed his century against Bangladesh in a very unusual way.More news: Pelicans Provide Framework For Anthony Davis Trade Package
Roy and Bairstow put on the second century opening partnership of this World Cup before Bairstow fell to a fine catch by Mehidy Hasan to make it 1-128 in the 20th over.
"It was great to right those wrongs from the last game", said man-of-the match Roy. "If I had the choice I'd take this (kind of pitch) for the rest of the tournament, if we could get it".
England has meanwhile scored well and left a 387-run target for Bangladesh to chase.
Bangladesh are in the same boat as England, having followed a win over South Africa with a loss. Bangladesh has one victory from three and plays Sri Lanka on Tuesday.More news: The Elder Scrolls: Blades heads to Nintendo Switch later this year