Manchester: Kangaroos defeated the World Champion by 3 wickets in the third ODI played between Australia and England at Old Trafford ground. This is the first time since 2015 when Australia has beaten England in the ODI series at their home. With this victory, the Kangaroos have won the three-match ODI series 2-1. The third and dissider match of this series was no less than a suspense and thriller film.
In this match played in Manchester, England won the toss and decided to bat first. The host team started badly, Jason Roy and Root returned to the pavilion without opening an account. After which Johnny Bairstow took over the team. Along with captain Morgan, he increased the team’s score, but Morgan also continued to walk for 23 runs. Morgan was followed by a 114-run partnership between Bairstow and Billings, and opener Johnny Bairstow completed his 10th century. Bairstow scored 112 runs while batting brilliantly, while Billings scored 57 runs. Also in the end, Vox played an unbeaten innings of 53 runs and led England to a score of 302 runs. Adam Zampa and Mitchell Starc took three wickets each for Australia.
David Warner, Mitch Marsh and Marnus Labuschen could do nothing
Chasing a target of 303 runs at Old Trafford field is a big challenge for any team. Australia team came out to bat but before the powerplay, the team lost its two star batsmen. When Captain Finch was out after scoring 12 runs, Stoinis returned to the pavilion after scoring 4 runs. On seeing the players of Australia team could not stand in front of English bowlers and the visiting team lost their five batsmen on the score of 73. David Warner, Mitch Marsh and Marnus Labuschen could do nothing for the team.
Maxwell and Alex Carrie changed the attitude of the match
After this, Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey entered the match. Both batsmen have turned the match. These two shared 212 runs for the fifth wicket. Glenn Maxwell hit a strong knock of 108 runs in 90 balls while Alex Carrie scored 106 from 114 balls, scoring his first ODI century. In the last over of the match, the Australia team won the series in a very exciting way. Vox and Root took two wickets each for England.
– ICC (@ICC) September 16, 2020
Let me tell you that Glenn Maxwell has achieved the record for the fastest 3000 runs in ODI cricket, he set this record by beating England’s Jos Buttler with 92 balls.