As It Happened - Australia vs England, 1st Match at Sydney

Updated: 16 January 2015 16:24 IST

Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the 1st One-Day International (ODI) match between Australia and England at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney on Friday.

As It Happened - Australia vs England, 1st Match at Sydney
Eoin Morgan made 121 © AFP

Australia led by a David Warner century scored a bonus point victory over England in the opening tri-series one-day international in Sydney on Friday. Catch all the live cricket score and live updates of the match here: (SCORECARD | SCHEDULE)

Warner clubbed 127 off 115 balls to spearhead Australia to a three-wicket victory with 61 balls to spare after England were bowled out for 234 off 47.5 overs.

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Eoin Morgan's return to form with a well made 121 off 136 will be a boost for the visitors. Chris Woakes bowled well for his 4-for and Moeen Ali too was effective with the ball. The Brits will look to bounce back in their next fixture. Do join us for the next match between India and Australia on the 18th at 0850 IST.

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Mitchell Starc was adjudged th Man of the Match. He will be on a hat-trick when the Aussies play next.

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Australians gave us an enthralling finish in pursuit of the bonus point. David Warner's well compiled 127 of a 115 balls gave the hosts, the platform they needed. The rest of the batsmen, did well to bat around him and take the Aussies to 5 points. Apart from a few dropped catches the Aussies had a complete performance with a 4-for Starc and a century for Warner.

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Stuart Broad to James Faulkner

Australians get the bonus point! That too with one ball to spare. Shortish ball on middle is pulled away by Faulkner. It's over short mid-wicket and they manage to come back for a couple. The Aussies have won match with 61 balls to spare an 3 wickets in have.

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Stuart Broad to James Faulkner

OUT! Brad Haddin sacrifices his wicket in search of the bonus point. Faulkner mistimes the pull straight to Ravi Bopara at short mid-wicket. Haddin was already halfway down the track and Bopara remained calm by running to the stumps and knocking them off instead of throwing the ball. 2 needed in two ball for the bonus point.

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Stuart Broad to James Faulkner

Faulkner pokes at it and misses.

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Stuart Broad to Brad Haddin

Fulls takes the inside edge and they run across for a single.

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Stuart Broad to Brad Haddin

Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

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Chris Woakes to James Faulkner

FOUR! Shortish ball on off, Faulkner pulls it straight to past the diving midwicket fielder for a boundary at the cow corner region.

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Chris Woakes to Brad Haddin

It's been driven superbly through the covers. One run added to the total.

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