England enter World Cup 2011 quarter-finals

England's World Cup campaign will continue after South Africa's 206-run defeat of Bangladesh ensured Andrew Strauss's men reached the quarter-finals. South Africa bowlers skittled out Bangladesh for a paltry 78 in 28 overs, Lonwabo Tsotsobe put South Africa on top by picking up three early wickets before the left-arm spinner Robin Peterson claimed four wickets. None of the top five Bangladeshi batsman reached double figures in pursuit of South Africa's 284 for eight, which was built around Jacques Kallis' 69 off 76 balls, Hashim Amla's 51 off 59 and Francois du Plessis' run-a-ball 52.
The Tigers at least avoided creating a new record for the lowest score by scraping past 58 - the total managed by Bangladesh in their match against West Indies - resulting in a huge, if not entirely sincere, round of applause from the crowd. But while Bangladesh's World Cup campaign ended on a downbeat note their defeat secured England's place in the last eight.


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