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England v Australia 2nd ODI: England fight back to level series 1-1

Finch is bowled out by England's Chris Woakes
England v Australia - Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester - September 13, 2020 Australia's Aaron Finch is bowled out by England's Chris Woakes
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England fought back brilliantly against Australia to level the ODI series 1-1, at Emirates Old Trafford, tonight.

At one stage, in the run chase, Australia were 144-2 in the 31st over and easing to a comfortable win, needing just 88 runs in  18 overs (at under 5 runs an over) , with Labuschagne and Finch going well – then England struck back taking 4 wickets for just 3 runs, reducing Australia to 147-6 (34.1 ovs).

With the damage was done, Australia limped to 207 all out, giving England a well fought win by 24 runs, despite a battling last wicket stand by Carey and Hazelwood.

Match Summary

England 231 - 9

Australia 207 all out

Result – England won by 24 runs

Scorecard

 

 


Early England had themselves recovered from being 149-8 to post a reasonably competitive 231-9, off their 50 overs, thanks to Tom Curran and Adil Rashid.

How the match unfolded:

 

England Innings

Fall of wickets1-20 (Jonny Bairstow - 4.1 ov), 2-29 (Jason Roy - 6.6 ov), 3-90 (Joe Root - 22.3 ov), 4-107 (Jos Buttler - 25.3 ov), 5-117 (Eoin Morgan - 28.5 ov), 6-140 (Sam Billings - 36.1 ov), 7-143 (Sam Curran - 37.6 ov), 8-149 (Chris Woakes - 40.1 ov), 9-225 (Tom Curran - 49.4 ov)

 

Australia Innings

 Fall of wickets: 1-9 (David Warner - 3.4 ov), 2-37 (Marcus Stoinis - 7.5 ov), 3-144 (Marnus Labuschagne - 30.5 ov), 4-145 (Mitchell Marsh - 31.5 ov), 5-145 (Aaron Finch - 32.3 ov), 6-147 (Glenn Maxwell - 34.1 ov), 7-166 (Pat Cummins - 39.2 ov), 8-166 (Mitchell Starc - 39.3 ov), 9-176 (Adam Zampa - 43.5 ov), 10-207 (Alex Carey - 48.4 ov)

 

 

 

 

Teams

England -  Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c) Jos Buttler(wk), Sam Billings, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer

Australia - Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Marcus Stoinis, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey(wk), Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

 

Match Details

Start Time: 13:00

Toss: England won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Officials: Michael Gough, Martin Saggers, Richard Illingworth, David Millns, Chris Broad


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