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Aussies Avenge Loss to Bangladesh in One-Day Cricket Match

Australia's cricket team has thrashed Bangladesh by 10 wickets in a one-day international match at Old Trafford, part of a triangular match series that includes England.

Bangladesh batted first and scored 139 all out in 35.2 overs. Mohammad Asharaful led the South Asian squad with 58 runs, but Andrew Symonds picked apart the Bangladeshi lineup, taking five wickets while allowing only 18 runs.

Australia then scored 140 not out in 19 overs.

Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden both scored 66 runs. The match result was sweet revenge after Australia's five-wicket loss to Bangladesh in Cardiff, Wales last Friday. Symonds was not able to play in that contest because he was serving a two-match suspension for stayed out too late drinking the night before the match.

Bangladesh needs to beat England Sunday at Headingley to have a chance of qualifying for the final at Lord's next week. The triangular series is a key warm-up for the Ashes test series between England and Australia that starts July 21 at Lord's.

Some information for this report provided by AP.