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  1. Root's finishes with 133 off 129 balls
  2. Hales makes 95, Morgan unbeaten on 75
  3. Tamim top-scores for Bangladesh (128)
  4. Plunkett is England's best bowler (4-59)
  5. Watch full highlights on BBC Two at 23:20 BST (UK only)

Live Reporting

By Kal Sajad

All times stated are UK

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The winning moment and goodbye ...

So there we have it. The opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy is done and dusted.

We were treated to a large, vocal, joyful crowd, more than 600 runs and another Joe Root masterclass.

I will leave you with the winning moment, but remember there are highlights of the match on BBC Two this evening at 23:20 BST.

Put a reminder in your planner!

We are back tomorrow with ball-by-ball text and TMS radio coverage of Australia v New Zealand.

See you then.

Man of the match Joe Root at the post-match presentation: "We are a side that are getting better at it (chasing 300-plus scores). We have a lot of confidence and back each other’s ability.

"It rubs off on everyone. It is nice knowing that you have guys like Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler coming in after you."

Asked if there was a time he thought England would not chase down the score, Root said: “No. Knowing what we had to come, and making sure we had wickets in hand at the back end. Alex Hales isn’t going to score slowly. We knew if one of the top four were not out we would be in a good position.

"We are just thrilled to bits to get off to a good start."

Asked about his injury, Root said: “The ankle is OK it is more of a calf issue. Hopefully it is more cramp and me being a bit wet."

You're probably still undecided, so I'll give you some words from the man of the match ...

Catch or no catch?

I'll let you decide on the disputed catch Mashrafe is referring too ...

'We need more variety'

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza: "On this wicket we were a little bit short. In the middle patches we couldn't get any wickets and Root and Morgan took the game away from us.

"At the end of our innings with six or seven wickets in hand we could have been a lot better.

"We need more variety in our attack. We will think about playing an extra bowler.

"The third umpire knows better than us [with the disputed catch]. His decision was final."

A quick recap of the Bangladesh innings, they certainly played their part in this match and after the first half, the match was in the balance.

Opener Tamim Iqbal caused trouble for the hosts on his way to scoring 128 runs before being dismissed by Liam Plunkett.

Plunkett meanwhile, was the pick of the English bowlers with four wickets for 59 from his 10.

Jake Ball had a day to forget, going for 82 from his 10, with just the one wicket.

'Joe is the glue in our side'

England captain Eoin Morgan: "When the guys bat like that it is a lot easier than it used to be. When you have Joe Root in your side and an in-form Alex Hales, that is a huge factor. They struck the ball really well.

"Joe (Root) is the glue in our side. He has scored a lot of runs in the last couple of years and continues to do it. He is not slow. He is batting at pace. He has been working on his power hitting and today it worked."


But the day belonged to Joe Root who batted superbly as he went on to score his highest ever ODI score ever.

There was a slight scare in the middle of his innings when he seemed to have twisted an ankle. But he was a trooper, seeing it out right to the end.

Alec Stewart

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

Jason Roy will be hurting, he knows that he messed up and he knows that the media and everyone else will be saying that there's a very good player in Jonny Bairstow on the bench.

'Roy was unlucky'

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England captain Eoin Morgan on TMS: "I thought Jason Roy was terribly unlucky today. Those things happen when you can't seem to score runs but we back him - he's been brilliant for us.

"Potentially Chris Woakes is a worry for the rest of the tournament. We have to wait and see. Ben Stokes has bowled seven overs which we thought was a stretch for him but he hasn't felt his knee all day."

A heated Stokes

Ben Stokes may not have been asked to bowl seven overs today, had Chris Woakes not gone off injured with a side strain earlier on in the day. Stokes himself was recovering from a knee injury.

Stokes picked up one wicket at six runs an over. But not short of controversy, he was also involved with the action in other ways - here he is having a barney with Tamim Iqbal.

Captain Morgan

Having lost their second wicket, England needed someone to steady the ship. And who better than Eoin Morgan.

He scored 75 today from 61 balls. He put his foot on the pedal later on in the innings to see his side home.

Hales kicked things off

So a solid run-chase from England.

They lost Jason Roy earlier on but fellow opener Alex Hales played with a combination of patience and intent. He fell just short of his century when trying to go big.

'Root's injury won't be a problem'

Alec Stewart

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

Whatever you throw at Joe Root, he proves that he can do it. People say he isn't a power hitter or whatever but he hits sixes.

He has mastered Test cricket, 50-over and 20-20 cricket. Whenever England need him he scores runs.

He plays safe shots and scores at a run a ball. That is all you can ask. I don't see his injury being a problem at all. The real concern is Chris Woakes.

'A perfect chase'

Alec Stewart

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

England put in a perfect chase. The way they went about it was very, very good. Joe Root just gets better and better and I was impressed by captain Eoin Morgan.

He knew when to step on the accelerator. When they needed 60-odd he hit 16 in one over and that put the result beyond any doubt.

England beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets with 16 balls remaining

Eng 308-2 (Root 133, Morgan 75)

Root gets his highest ever score and sees England through to a comfortable opening win at the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

'He was never catching that!'

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

He was never catching that! He never fancied it. He was two yards short. There were a few players pulling their caps over their eyes there, they weren't interested.

Eng 296-2 (Root 125, Morgan 75)

England need 306 runs to win

Oh Bangladesh, I think they really have given up now.

Root skies one straight in the air and Mustafizur makes a very poor attempt at running in to grab it. Terrible fielding.

But with that run Root's equals his highest ever ODI score!

Eng 296-2 (Root 123, Morgan 72)

England need 306 runs to win

Root flashes at one outside off and it goes crashing through to the boundary.

10 from 21 needed. Nearly there.

Watch: Joe Root hits a six

That's right, Joe Root hits a six! His first of the match is dispatched to long on off Rubel Hossain's bowling.

Eng 290-2 (Root 119, Morgan 71)

England need 306 runs to win

No messing about from Morgan.

There is a short boundary on the leg-side which he takes full advantage of with a maximum.

He opts to play the next one on the ground, pushing it through the covers for another four.

Now it's Root's turn, corr he timed that one, piercing the off-side field for a boundary.

Big over.

The Bangladeshi fans have been brilliant today, full of colour and voice and really have supported their team.

But that's enough for some of them, they are being directed out of the ground by the stewards. Go on, get outta'here, miss the traffic and the busy tubes/trains.

Watch: Joe Root makes his 10th ODI century

That's right. 10 ODI centuries, fifth best batsman in the world in this format, average over 40 runs. Not bad going for England's talisman.

Eng 274-2 (Root 114, Morgan 60)

England need 306 runs to win

SIX! I think it is pretty safe to say Root has got his eye in with this one. No foot movement, just a golf swing which goes high and long.

A full toss is then dealt with as Root plays it off his legs over midwicket for four.

100 partnership up and required runs is now just 32 from 30.

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Kevin Ticehurst: Well played Joe Root, even with one leg. Batting masterclass, what a special player we have!!

Arjun Sohanpal: Rooooooootyyyyyyy! What a fab knock. Did with one leg what Hales failed to do with two.

Eng 263-2 (Root 103, Morgan 60)

England need 306 runs to win

England more than happy to take it at their own pace. Five from the over.

This will be the highest successful run-chase in ICC Champions Trophy history, should the hosts win. Quite surprising that stat.

Watch: Morgan reaches his 50

Eoin Morgan, the man in fine form, reaches his 50 with a boundary off Mashrafe Mortaza.

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Sahil Oberoi: Not a lot new learnt today: England very good with the bat, average with the ball. Bangladesh flatter to deceive

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Eng 258-2 (Root 101, Morgan 57)

England need 306 runs to win

So now that Root and Morgan have reached their century and half-century, perhaps they will step it up a gear?

48 from 42 needed.

'I hope Jason Roy is watching'

Alec Stewart

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

Joe Root almost goes unnoticed. He is in total control in all forms of the game. He is a class act, it's no wonder that he's in the top three in the world.

Jason Roy should be watching this, I hope he is. Joe Root gives himself a chance. He still plays his natural game but he gives himself a chance, he gets in.

If you only have 10 off the first 15 balls you face, it doesn't matter. You'll catch up. Play to your strengths.

100 for Root

You know what's coming from the crowd - "ROOOOOOOOOOOOT"

A couple of runs for England's Test captain takes him to three figures. He has done what was needed from him. He has done what is expected from him.


Alec Stewart

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

It has been an almost flawless chase from England. They just need to knock these 60 off as run rate could play a part in the competition.

Bangladesh have earned the right to play with the big boys, they have shown that they will not be fazed. Can they cause problems for Australia or New Zealand? Time will tell.

50 for Morgan

Morgan drives at one, doesn't go where he intended but still goes for four.

The captain, who came in at 165-2, has batted with composure but played shots when needed. He will want to see it out until the end now.

Eng 246-2 (Root 98, Morgan 48)

England need 306 runs to win

Rubel to Root, just one shot away from his century the Yorkshireman.

A good over with some decent variety. Just two off it, one of them being courtesy of a sloppy misfield.

60 from 48 needed.

Watch: Morgan goes BIG

Eoin Morgan hits the biggest six of the day, 96 metres fyi, off Shakib Al Hasan.

Eng 244-2 (Root 97, Morgan 47)

England need 306 runs to win

That's a biggie! Morgan gets under one and hoists it over long on for a six. 96 metres that was! Biggest of the match.

The next ball is pushed onto the off-side for another boundary.

13 from that over and, in an instance, the run-rate is brought down to not far off a run-a-ball. 62 from 54 needed.

Phil Tufnell

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

England are going along nicely, Bangladesh just can't break this partnership. You've got to put pressure on the batting side, get wickets, and they haven't been able to do that.

Eng (Root 95, Morgan 36)

England need 306 runs to win

Root doesn't want singles. He wants glorious, textbook, elegant off-drives for four. He gets one of them first up off Mashrafe.

Apart from that early Roy dismissal, England haven't really looked in trouble in this run chase.

Mr Dependable Joe Root just five away from his century. Into the final ten overs we go, 75 needed.

Watch: Morgan in or out?

Has the captain had one of his nine lives taken away?

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Phil Tufnell

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Cheers skip!

Joe Root is having a word with Eoin Morgan after that.

'Have you seen me hobbling about for the last hour?! Then you drop the ball to gully and say 'yes!'

'Thanks mate!'

Eng 226-2 (Root 90 , Morgan 36)

England need 306 runs to win

'The Fizz', aka Mustafizur, is back.

Oh Morgan, do your partner a favour eh? He's struggling. The captain goes for a tight single and Root, still suffering from what we suspect is an ankle injury, would have been short. Lucky for him, the shy at the stumps misses.

England still in control. This is now the loudest we've heard the home crowd all day.

Meanwhile, a chap sporting the 1992 England World Cup shirt (what a shirt, by the way) shows us his best dance moves in the stands.