Chasing 287 for victory in Ahmedabad, England folded for 253 in 48.1 overs after a valiant 64 from Ben Stokes.
"This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for this group," he added.
As recently as 2015, England suffered a humiliating group-stage exit but they are now the reigning world champions in both men's one-day international and Twenty20 cricket
Veteran pacer James Anderson wore a jersey carrying the name of Stuart Broad, Jonny Bairstow wore one with the name of Ben Stokes on it and Moeen Ali donned the flannel with the name of Chris Woakes, and so on
Brendon McCullum has promised that England will keep faith with their attacking game during the Ashes despite Tuesday's extraordinary one-run loss to New Zealand in Wellington.
Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal has claimed that everything is fine within the team as he tried to brush aside president’s claims of a rift between him and Shakib Al Hasan, during a press conference on Sunday.
Red-hot Harry Brook made a majestic 184 not out while Joe Root was unbeaten on a classy 101
The Jos Buttler-led England team will play three ODIs and three T20Is against Bangladesh, starting from March 1.
Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to field in the first of three Twenty20 internationals against Ireland at Harare Sports Club on Thursday.