Australia Tri-Series: Ian Bell, Moeen Ali Star for England in Warm-up Victory

Updated: 12 January 2015 15:38 IST

England's first four batsmen - Ian Bell, Moeen Ali, James Taylor and Joe Root - and No. 6 Ravi Bopara all made half-centuries as the tourists compiled 364-6 in 50 overs and then steamrolled Australian Capital Territory fora 216-run victory.

Australia Tri-Series: Ian Bell, Moeen Ali Star for England in Warm-up Victory
Ian Bell and Moeen Ali scored fifties in a warm-up game. © AFP

Canberra:

England prepared for their one-day cricket tri-series against Australia and India with an impressive 216-run win over Australian Capital Territory in a 50-overs warmup match Tuesday.

England's first four batsmen - Ian Bell, Moeen Ali, James Taylor and Joe Root - and No. 6 Ravi Bopara all made half-centuries as the tourists compiled 364-6 in 50 overs. Bopara made 56 from 27 balls, Root 56 from 47 balls, Taylor 55, Bell 51 and Ali 50 with seven fours and two sixes.

Chris Woakes also dashed an unbeaten 45 from 27 balls with four fours and three sixes.

James Tredwell took 3-11 from four overs, Ali 2-14 from 2.4 overs and Stuart Broad 2-25 as England bowled out ACT for 148 in 32.4 overs.

England will play Australia in the first tri-series match at Sydney on Friday.

Topics : England Australia India Australia Tri-Series, 2015 Cricket
Related Articles
India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma To Return Home For Medical Check Up
India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma To Return Home For Medical Check Up
Board of Control For Cricket in India May Use Decision Review System During Indian Premier League
Board of Control For Cricket in India May Use Decision Review System During Indian Premier League
Justice Mudgal to Submit Report on Delhi Test to High Court by January 18
Justice Mudgal to Submit Report on Delhi Test to High Court by January 18
Show Comments
Advertisement