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  1. England knocked out of World Cup
  2. Bangladesh beat England by 15 runs
  3. Bangladesh reach quarter-finals
  4. Bang 275-7: Mahmudullah 103, Mushfiqur 89
  5. England 260 (48.3): Buttler 65, Rubel 4-53
  6. NZ, Aus & Sri Lanka also qualify from Pool A

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By Sam Sheringham and Marc Higginson

All times stated are UK

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Humiliating. I don't think many people would argue with that. Unsurprisingly, the group table makes sorry reading for England and their supporters. They will now scrap around with Scotland and Afghanistan for the wooden spoon. New Zealand are guaranteed to finish first but second, third and fourth are yet to be decided between Australia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

And so, on the day the Tigers roared, England went out with the faintest of miaows. Eoin Morgan and his men are flying home at the earliest opportunity and England's wait for the World Cup trophy goes on for another four years. Have a read of

Stephan Shemilt's match report if you can bear it. From us, and from England, it's thank you and goodnight.

Pool A table

Vote results

Thousands of you voted as we asked how you would rate England's World Cup elimination. Here are the results:

36.3 % said it was humiliating, 30.9% said it was expected, 24.5% rated it embarrassing, 6.4% voted for disappointing and 1.9% of you were shocked.

'Left behind by IPL'

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"I don't think we have any outstanding batsman and bowler. Jimmy Anderson is a class act in English conditions, he's just a decent bowler abroad when it doesn't move. These aren't all bad players, there is a number who haven't played well. A lot of players play IPL around the world and these sort of things mean we are left behind. You can blame the administrators down the years but they are faceless people who have moved on now. The game has moved on, just like it has in tennis and golf where they hit the ball faster and further."

James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Eoin Morgan
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Some more of your three-word verdicts on England's World Cup exit.

Chris Bidgood: Old boys' network.

CornwallRugbyRefs: A big disappointment.

Plex: Bring back Pietersen.

Ste H: The data lied.

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

England team
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"There is an appetite to change things, but you can't go round sacking people willy-nilly. It's going to be root and branch. This is a very complicated business but that's no reason to duck it."

'There's a bigger picture than me' - Moores

Peter Moores, speaking at his news conference: "Every day you look at if you could have got it right. Now, you feel hollow inside and hugely disappointed.

"It's not my decision if I'm given time. I'm here to try to make a difference. You can't look too far ahead. We should have won that game and we should take that on the chin.

"I understand why people would think I'm not he right man, but it's a bigger picture than that. We haven't played good ODI cricket for a while. We brought what we thought were an exciting group of players, young. There's work to do. The players aren't bad players, but we haven't played well enough.

"We prepared well. We covered the right stuff, but we haven't played well. We have to take that."

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Aggers and Boycs are chewing over the bones on 5 live now. The new chairman is suitably named, Graves, quips Aggers, in reference to the incoming ECB chief.

Will this increase the clamour for Kevin Pietersen's return? You bet it will.

'England need foreign coach'

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"I'd like to se an overseas coach brought in, which is easier said than done with the lure of the IPL paying huge salaries for short commitments. English cricket is still floundering around in the dark ages."

Damning statistics

Just to underline how badly England have performed at this tournament, their highest wicket-taker is Chris Woakes who has five victims in five games at an average of 46.80. Stuart Broad? Three wickets at 79. James Anderson? Four wickets at 57. Two against Scotland, two against Bangladesh.

In terms of the batting, Ian Bell scored the most runs (210 at an average of 42), but only Moeen Ali and Jos Buttler scored their runs at more than a run a ball.

Ian Bell

'Catalogue of mistakes'

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"This World Cup has been catalogue of mistakes. Alex Hales was playing in Sri Lanka then he doesn't play for weeks. Gary Ballance comes in, we have seen Steven Finn playing poorly for a long time, there was the sacking of KP and not telling the public the full reasons. Sticking with Cook for far too long as captain. The whole thing is a mess, and when you keep making mistakes you can't expect the players to suddenly turn it on and play well in a World Cup."

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So, those are my three words to describe England's campaign. Here are some of yours:

The Clyde Alloy: Totally beyond pathetic.

John Fuller: Laughable. Embarrassing. Typical.

Bob White: Playing 1990's cricket.

Jarv: Uninspiring, predictable cricket.

David Stamp: Moores must go.

Chaz Brooks: Antiquated. Lacklustre. Rudderless.

I think this might be the closest I ever get to being one of the forensic scientists on Silent Witness, picking through the insides of a corpse. Because let's get this straight, the England one-day side was a dead man walking from the moment the first ball was bowled against Australia in their tournament opener on February 14. Outmoded. Outthought. Awful.

Morgan still wants to play Tests

BBC Sport's Stephan Shemilt is at Eoin Morgan's news conference now. Here are some of the top lines:

"I can't put my finger on it. Performances are huge. You need weight of runs and guys building pressure with the ball. We haven't done that."

"I still aspire to play Tests. I enjoyed being captain. I've learnt a lot about myself."

"Performing under pressure comes from confidence. The performances have been run-of-the-mill, they haven't always been under pressure."

Eoin Morgan
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Reaction - Peter Moores

England coach Peter Moores, speaking to TMS: "We have had changes to our team over the past seven or eight months and that is part of what has happened. We weren't a settled team - we would have liked to have been but we weren't. It meant exposing some young players to a World Cup, and that has always got a risk to it. That doesn't mean they are not talented or good players, but we have to play better and more consistently to move our one day cricket forward."


Just joining us? Firstly, where have you been? Secondly, do you really want to know what happened?

Well, those of us who were here at 03:30 GMT witnessed James Anderson getting England off to an absolute flyer with two wickets in his first two overs. Bangladesh rallied, through a fine century by Mahmudullah, to post a competitive 275-7, but we still expected England to win, didn't we?

It looked pretty rosy at 97-1 and then at 121-2, but when Ian Bell and Eoin Morgan fell within three balls of each other the wheels really started to come off. Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes made a game of it, but Buttler's wicket, Chris Jordan's agonising run out and two tracer bullets from Rubel Hossain saw Bangladesh romp home by 15 runs in the penultimate over.

'I can still make a difference'

At the end of his interview with Sky, Peter Moores said he believed he could still make a difference as England coach but stressed he will take time to reflect on this exit.

'We are not overloaded with good players'

Here's more from England head coach Peter Moores, who was speaking to Sky Sports...

On what England are lacking: "We had no left-arm seamers and no left-arm spinners. And we have not got a bank of them left at home either. The reality is we are not overloaded with a lot of high-class one-day players back at home."

Playing the right brand? "I don't know if we are playing the right brand. You want your players to be exposed at a high level of cricket early on…

"You have got to be powerful, athletic, dynamic. Those are areas we have got to look at as a country, not just this team."

Player reaction

England captain Eoin Morgan, speaking to TMS: "It was poor chase - we lost wickets in the middle period. I was happy with how we started, but losing me and Ian in the same over and James Taylor a couple of overs later didn't help. But we still believed we could win with the capabilities we had. But ultimately we have underperformed again today. It is pretty dour in the dressing-room. To be knocked out of a World Cup so early, when expectations of ourselves and our supporters are a lot higher. Any day you get knocked out of a World Cup early is a low moment - it is a pretty bad day."

Warne: Moores in trouble

Australia legend Shane Warne on Twitter: England had the wrong team, the wrong style of play & everyone could see it. Tonight's result not a shock, I feel for Morgan, coach is in trouble.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"You need individuality, originality, flair, and you need different players. The task is to get the players to play their own way, to their full ability, without fear."

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Reaction from Bangladesh

Here's some reaction from listeners to the BBC's Bengali Service on Facebook:

Peter Sajib Bairagee: "Well done Bangladesh… you are sons of tigers!"

Arundhuti Chowdhury: "Breathtaking moments like today are the key elements that make sport so wonderful. Congrats Bangladesh."

England head coach Peter Moores, speaking to Sky Sports: "We feel hollow, we haven't played well enough. I don't know what to say, what to feel... you feel like you've let people down. I don't think we bowled as well as we could have done in the middle but we started well and ended well. The bowlers haven't bowled as well as they wanted to do, that's been reflected in results.

"We should have chased that down tonight. We haven't got a settled team, we lost two key players at the top of the order - Jonathan Trott was our number three - we accept that and move on from it. We picked the side we thought was the best team. We went for more explosive batters but we know historically we were taking a risk because more experienced teams do better in World Cups.

"I don't think Eoin Morgan is a bad captain, just because we lost tonight. The analysis we do is not how it is talked about in the press. That's not the issue, we just haven't played well enough."


Mick in Tunbridge Wells: We have eleven players who appear to be talented cricketers, but they make silly mistakes and don't know how to time run chases. Suggests the coaching is at fault to me.

Tom in Cambridge: After the arrogance of sacking KP, this is exactly what England deserve.

Alwyn Peter Otter: Get rid of the useless lot and start again picking the best players not just their favourite yes men.

The heart bleeds Peter. I hate to say it, but judging by our inboxes you're not getting much sympathy from Joe Public.

Reaction - Peter Moores

England coach Peter Moores, speaking to TMS: When you exit a World Cup and don't get through to the quarter-finals, of course you look at what you could have done better. We will do that, but now is not the time to do it - from a personal point of view, it is too emotional."

TMS sign off. "Join us on Friday if you can bear it," says Aggers, clearly relishing that Afghanistan showdown

Moores is talking to TV now. "We'll have to analyse the game data," he deadpans. Therein lies the problem, methinks.

Beefy fumes

Ex-England all-rounder Ian Botham on Twitter: Well done Bangladesh! England pathetic! When are we going to pick the selectors to pick a team for the one-day format? Time for change.

Aussies lap it up

Talkback radio station 3AW in Melbourne: "JUST IN! Bangladesh has avoided embarrassment, holding off a brave challenge from World Cup minnow England by 15 runs in Adelaide."

Bangladesh supporters celebrate
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I wonder what Alastair Cook is feeling as he muses between squeezes on the udders of the cows at his wife's farm. Things certainly couldn't have gone any worse with him in a charge.

Reaction - Peter Moores

England coach Peter Moores, speaking to TMS: "It is hard to get round it - I thought 275 was chaseable and we didn't do it. It is hard to analyse anything at the moment. I have been in the dressing room and everybody has their heads down. They are all gutted. We got off to a reasonable start - most people thought spin would be the problem on that pitch but we got bowled out by the seamers. At some point we have to look at one-day cricket full stop and where we go with it."

Final scorecard

England 260 all out (48.3 overs) - Bangladesh won by 15 runs

Fall of wickets: 43-1 (Moeen 19), 97-2 (Hales 27), 121-3 (Bell 63), 121-4 (Morgan 0), 132-5 (Taylor 1), 163-6 (Root 29), 238-7 (Buttler 65), 238-8 (Jordan 0), 260-9 (Broad 9), 260-10 (Anderson 0)

Not out batsman: Woakes 42

Bowling figures: Mortaza 10-0-48-2, Rubel 9.3-0-53-4, Sunny 8-0-42-0, Shakib 10-0-41-0, Taskin 9-0-59-2, Sabbir 2-0-13-0

Bangladesh 275-7 (50 overs): Mahmudullah 103, Mushfiqur 89

England won toss

Full scorecard

England's bubble bursts

TV are replaying the scenes from the final wicket. As the Bangladeshi players rejoiced, Joe Root - sitting alongside coach Peter Moores - blew a bubble with the green gum in his mouth. It inflated briefly, then popped and flattened against his lips. A fitting metaphor, for England's run chase, and indeed their entire World Cup.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"They looked more energetic, they put in a lot of effort and I thought they were up for it. The pitch was flat and the outfield was quick, and you get 275 more often than not. They did alright until the Bangladesh seamers started bowling tight to Bell and root, and the batsmen could not rotate the strike."

Morgan 'gutted'

England captain Eoin Morgan, speaking at the presentation: "It was pretty poor, to be knocked out of the World Cup is unbelievably disappointing. At half-time I thought the boys had bowled well but with the short boundary and with the wicket with playing the way it was, the target was within reach.

"I'm gutted, we've struggled and fallen away since we arrived here. We wanted to get to the quarter-finals and from there fight through three games. The changes which we made at the start of the tournament were necessary and I believe they were right to be made. It comes down to performance, some of our guys performed but we didn't do it as a unit.

"That's happened too often since we landed in Australia. I've no idea what happens from here. It's a surprise we've been knocked out so early."

Presentation time. Here comes the England skipper Eoin Morgan, his dead eyes betraying the bitter disappointment of his team's utter failure. "I've no idea what happens from here," he mutters. Here comes more...

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"You just play the reserves against Afghanistan, pick anyone who hasn't played a game against them - some of the players won't get up for this properly. They will try, and they will go through the motions, but this is as low as you can get."

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Player reaction

Bangladesh centurion Mahmudullah: "The way the boys fought in the middle was very special. We still believed that if we got the wickets, we would have a chance to get in again. If we play to the best of our ability we can beat anyone."