Australia attain semis after England thrashing

London   –   Aaron Finch’s century, supplemented by 9 wickets between Mitchell Starc and Jason Behrendorff helped Australia to a 64-run win over England at Lord’s on Tuesday.

Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes had the ball nipping round within the morning after Eoin Morgan elected to subject, however David Warner and Aaron Finch battled via to their third 100-plus partnership within the 2019 ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup to offer Australia a powerful base. Warner perished to Moeen Ali after reaching one other half-century within the event. Finch remained ticking, happening to carry up his 15th ODI century from 116 balls within the 36th over.

The Australia skipper departed the very subsequent ball after reaching the landmark, top-edging a hook shot off Archer to the secure fingers of Woakes. From there England’s bowlers fought again with common breakthroughs, and a few key errors from the Australians – the run-out of Marcus Stoinis a powerful exemplar – noticed goals of reaching a 300-plus rating diminish. A cameo of 38 from 27 balls from Alex Carey provided a little bit of respite as Australia completed on 285/7.

England’s chase was rocked early on as Behrendorff bowled James Vince for a second-ball duck. Issues went from dangerous to worse for the English, with the in-form Joe Root pinned on his pads by Mitchell Starc, earlier than Eoin Morgan and Jonny Bairstow adopted to go away England 53/4. Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes rebuilt with a 71-run stand earlier than a superb operating catch on the boundary by Usman Khawaja ended the keep of the England wicketkeeper.

Stokes and Woakes lifted the temper of the Lord’s crowd with one other productive partnership as Stokes went to his third half-century of the event. Starc then interrupted the English cost with a searing yorker to take away Stokes and from there Australia took full management over the match, Behrendorff main the way in which with figures of 5/44. 

After the match, Australian captain and participant of the match Aaron Finch mentioned: “I didn’t play too badly, it’s good to get 100 in a win. To get despatched in on a wicket that was seaming round … Woakesy bowled a hell of a spell. There’s groups that you’ve got a bit extra confidence if you stroll out and play. It was nipping round and seaming however we performed properly to rein it in, and money in on width.”

On qualification World Cup semifinals qualification, Finch mentioned: “That’s the primary half ticked off, which is a very nice feeling. I believe England are a stand-out facet who can take you aside with ball and bat fairly rapidly. It was good that we discovered methods to maintain getting wickets.

“Behrendorff bowled superbly, we’ve you’ve received a man who can swing the ball again down the road to the suitable handers, that’s an asset. And Warner is taking part in properly, folks say it’s not the Warner of outdated, however there’s bowling that calls for respect, and as we speak was near his greatest. You’re trying to be constructive, however he received us off to a superb begin. We’re assured with what we’ve received, and we’ve gained 5 World Cups in our historical past,” he added.

England captain Eoin Morgan mentioned: “I assumed quite a lot of as we speak we had been outplayed, Australia performed and missed lots and constructed a superb partnership, and us dropping early wickets wasn’t excellent. The wicket was mushy once we began, batting would have been a horrific resolution. They dominated till the 25th however to limit them to 280 was a superb effort. However to be 20 for Three pegs us dangerous significantly. Given the circumstances it’s not vastly disillusioned, our destiny is in our personal fingers. All the pieces we have to flip round is sort of easy, the fundamentals have allow us to down, and hopefully we are going to enhance on them shifting ahead.”

 

 Scorecard

AUSTRALIA:

A Finch c Woakes b Archer 100

D Warner c Root b Ali 53

U Khawaja b Stokes 23

S Smith c Archer b Woakes 38

G Maxwell c Buttler b Wooden 12

M Stoinis run out 8

A Carey not out 38

P Cummins c Buttler b Woakes 1

M Starc not out 4

EXTRAS: (lb 4, w 4) 8

TOTAL: (7 wkts, 50 overs) 285

FOW: 1-123, 2-173, 3-185, 4-213, 5-228, 6-250, 7-259.

BOWLING:

CR Woakes 10-0-46-2, JC Archer 9-0-56-1, MA Wooden 9-0-59-1, BA Stokes 6-0-29-1, MM Ali 6-0-42-1, AU Rashid 10-0-49-0.

ENGLAND:

J Vince b Behrendorff 0

J Bairstow c Cummins b Behrendorff 27

J Root lbw b Starc 8

E Morgan c Cummins b Starc 4

B Stokes b Starc 89

J Buttler c Khawaja b Stoinis 25

C Woakes c Finch b Behrendorff 26

M Ali c Carey b Behrendorff 6

A Rashid c Stoinis b Starc 25

J Archer c Warner b Behrendorff 1

M Wooden not out 1

EXTRAS: (b 1, lb 5, w 3) 9

TOTAL: (all out, 44.Four overs) 221

FOW: 1-0, 2-15, 3-26, 4-53, 5-124, 6-177, 7-189, 8-202, 9-211, 10-221.

BOWLING: J Behrendorff 10-0-44-5, M Starc 8.4-1-43-4, P Cummins 8-1-41-0, N Lyon 9-0-43-0, M Stoinis 7-0-29-1, G Maxwell 2-0-15-0.

TOSS: England

UMPIRES: Chris Gaffaney, Sundaram Ravi

TV UMPIRES: Kumar Dharmasena

RESERVE UMPIRE: Joel Wilson

MATCH REFEREE: Ranjan Madugalle

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