England vs Australia, Highlights, ICC Champions Trophy: England Beat Australia By 40 Runs (DLS)
ICC Champions Trophy Highlights Cricket Score: Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes sent Australian bowlers on a leather hunt as England earned a scintillating victory against Australia to knock them out of the tournament in ICC Champions Trophy on Saturday
Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes sent Australian bowlers on a leather hunt as England earned a scintillating victory against Australia to knock them out of the tournament in ICC Champions Trophy on Saturday. Chasing 278 for win, England lost three quick wickets for 35. Morgan and Stokes counter attacked and ripped apart the Kangaroos. However, the match could not be completed as rain stopped play and the match had to be called off after 40 overs in the second innings. Englishmen were declared winners by 40 runs (DLS). From Group A, England and Bangladesh qualify for the semi-finals.
Earlier, England rode on spectacular bowling from pacer Mark Wood (4 for 33) and spinner Adil Rashid (4 for 41) to restrict Steve Smith-led Australia to 277 for 9 in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. For Australia, middle-order batsman Travis Head smashed an unbeaten 71 off 64 balls, while Aaron Finch (68 off 64) and Smith (56 off 77 balls) scored half-centuries. (SCORECARD)
ICC Champions Trophy Highlights Of England vs Australia straight from Edgbaston, Birmingham.
23:20 IST: That's it from us. Hope you enjoyed our coverage. Adios!
23:15 IST: You got to feel for Australia. All of their matches were interrupted by rain and two were washed out. Congratulations to Bangladesh too!! They have qualified for the semi-finals. From Group 'A' England and Bangladesh qualify for the last 4.
23:00 IST: No further play possible and it is official. The match has been called off due to rain and England declared winners by 40 runs (DLS). Australia crash out of the tournament
22:40 IST: We have another 30 minutes of spare time in the cushion before we begin losing overs. DLS par score is 200/4 after 40.2 overs and England are way ahead
22:28 IST: Rain has started to pour down and the play stops again. England are 240/4 in 40.2 overs, need 38 more runs to win in 58 balls.
22:26 IST: FOUR!! And that's it. Ben Stokes gets his hundred with a boundary.
22:23 IST: England are 236/4 in 40 overs, need 42 runs off 60 balls.
22:20 IST: SIX! Into the arc and Buttler hits a huge six. 95 metres to be exact!
22:12 IST: FOUR! Buttler smashes it and Cummins misses the ball to give away a boundary. Poor fielding by the fast bowler
22:11 IST: FOUR! He reaches to 92 with the boundary off Adam Zampa.
22:10 IST: Starc finishes the spell with 52/1 runs in 10 overs.
22:06 IST: DROPPED! What is Maxwell doing? He complete misjudges the catch at point. Nothing is going right for the Kangaroos here.
22:05 IST: England 208/4 in 34.4 overs.
22:02 IST: Stokes is on 85 off 91 balls. He is looking for his 3rd ODI hundred.
22:00 IST: FOUR! New batsman Buttler joins the party now. He leans forward to execute the perfect cover drive. Treat to watch
21:57 IST: England need 82 more runs from 102 balls
21:52 IST: Morgan goes for 87. Can this bring Australia back into the game?
21:50 IST: OUT! Confusion here and Zampa gets Morgan off the direct hit. What a blow for England
21:45 IST: FOUR! Ben Stokes comes forward and hits the ball towards deep mid wicket. Clean hit from the southpaw. England 191/3 in 30.2 overs.
21:44 IST: 30 overs gone! England 187/3, need 91 more runs to win.
21:42 IST: 150-run partnership in only 143 balls.
21:40 IST: SIX! Morgan steps out and slaps that delivery for a massive one. England 184/3 in 29 overs, need 94 runs in 21 overs
21:34 IST: FOUR! Morgan bludgeons that away towards the point boundary. These two are taking the game away from Australia
21:26 IST: If England win this match then Bangladesh will qualify from this group.
21:25 IST: Wow!! What a shot. Raced away towards the mid-wicket boundary
21:21 IST: SIX! No respite for Australian bowlers. This time its Ben Stokes. They were dealing in boundaries earlier and now dealing in sixes. Sheer carnage here by the English batsmen
21:19 IST: SIX! That's a massive hit by Morgan off Maxwell
21:13 IST: Australia need wickets here and Smith doesn't seem to have a plan B. Though, Zampa has put runs on hold to some extent
21:10 IST: SIX! England are smashing Australia all over the park. They are motoring along
21:08 IST: England are 132/3 in 21 overs, need 146 more runs in 29 overs
21:02 IST: Now, Morgan brings up his 34th ODI fifty. Excellent partnership this is turning out to be.
21:00 IST: Steve Smith brings Adam Zampa, leg spinner, into the attack. Will he give the important breakthrough?
20:55 IST: SIX! Ben Stokes clobbers it for a maximum. What a way to bring up his fifty. That's his 11th in ODIs
20:52 IST: FOUR! Stokes lofts it over the mid-on fielder. He is on a rampage
20:50 IST: England are 108/3 in 16 overs. Morgan 46*, Stokes 40*
20:44 IST: FOUR! Stokes is on fire. High quality batting performance by Ben Stokes. Three boundaries off the over
20:42 IST: FOUR! What a shot by Ben Stokes. It was just a forward defence and the ball runs towards the boundary.
20:35 IST: SIX! Another short ball by Hazlewood and Morgan hits it for a maximum over fine leg
20:33 IST: FOUR! Back to back boundaries for Ben Stokes. England are playing fearless cricket here.
20:32 IST: Start of the second powerplay. Four men can be stationed outside the 30-yard circle.
20:28 IST: FOUR! Short delivery by Hazlewood and Morgan pulls it away. Superb footwork and balance by the England skipper. England 58/3 after 10 overs
20:26 IST: Just to remind! England are through to the semi-finals and they have nothing to lose here. But, they would like to continue with the winning momentum.
20:20 IST: Good timing and Stokes gets off the mark with a couple. England 51/3 after 8 overs
20:17 IST: FOUR! In the air and Morgan gets another boundary towards the point area. Game on!
20:15 IST: FOUR! Eoin Morgan continues with his boundary-hitting spree.
20:15 IST: So, good news for the fans. Play resumes at Edgbaston with no overs lost
19:56 IST: Update: Still raining and the full covers are on the pitch now with the super soppers going round the outfield.
19:40 IST: No team ever in the history of ODI cricket has ever had three no-results in a series. Australia might just be the first team.
19:33 IST: Rain stops play as England lost their top order in less than six overs. They are 35/3 in 6 overs, need 243 more runs to win in 44 overs.
19:30 IST: OUT! Outside edge and Root is gone. Easy catch for Matthew Wade and England are now in big-big trouble. Root goes for 15
19:26 IST: England are on their way to recovery after two early jolts. They are 31/2 after 5 overs.
19:24 IST: Outside edge and ooohhh just short of the second slip. Root needs to be careful here
19:22 IST: FOUR! This time towards the mid-on boundary. The England skipper is dealing in boundaries
19:21 IST: FOUR! This time Hazlewood bowls back of length delivery but Morgan gives the charge again. He gets his second boundary
19:20 IST: FOUR! Morgan steps out and gets off the mark with a boundary. England are not letting it go.
19:18 IST: FOUR! Fuller delivery from Starc and Root square drives it through cover point. First boundary from right-hander
19:15 IST: Excellent over from Josh Hazlewood. 1 run and a wicket for him. England 6/2 in 2 overs.
19:14 IST: Captain Eoin Morgan is the new man at the crease. Three slips in place for him.
19:12 IST: WICKET! Josh Hazlewood dismisses Alex Hales for a duck. Terrible start from England. Excellent from Aussies. England 6/2 in 1.2 overs.
19:09 IST: Starc finishes off with the two dot balls. England are 5/1 in 1 over.
19:04 IST: WICKET!! Big shout for LBW on the second ball and umpire Dharamsena raises his finger. England take the review! Replays show it's hitting the stumps. Roy is a goner!
19:03 IST: Four!! Starc starts off with a juicy full toss and Roy helps himself to a boundary.
19:02 IST: Roy and Hales to open the batting for England, Starc has the ball for Australia.
19:00 IST: So 50 overs stand between Australia and elimination. Can the World Champions restrict England and book their place in the semis?
18:33 IST: Australia 277/9 in 50 overs against England at Edgbaston. Travis Head 71 not out (64 balls), Aaron Finch 68 (64 balls), Steven Smith 56 (77 balls). Mark Wood 4 for 33, Adil Rashid 4 for 41.
18:32 IST: FOUR! Edged and boundary. Head gets a thick edge and the ball races towards the third man for a boundary. Runs are coming for Australia. Australia 275/9 in 49.4 overs.
18:31 IST: SIX! What a hit from Head. He wait for the ball and slaps this over deep mid wicket region.
18:30 IST: 1 over to go! How many runs will Australia score in the last over?
18:29 IST: 7 runs off Jake Ball's over. Australia 265/9 in 49 overs.
18:27 IST: SIX! Short ball from Jake Ball. Travis Head slams this over deep mid wicket for a maximum. Much needed runs for Australia. Australia 264/9 in 48.4 overs.
18:25 IST: Travis Head takes a single off last ball of Stokes over and will keep the strike.
18:22 IST: Ben Stokes starts his seventh over.
18:19 IST: Excellent spell from Mark Wood. A round of applause from Edgbaston crowd for the England pacer. He finishes with figures of - 10-1-33-4.
18:18 IST: WICKET! Mark Wood takes his fourth wicket, castles Adam Zampa for a duck. Australia 254/9 in 46.4 overs.
18:16 IST: FIFTY! Travis Head brings up his half-century off 49 balls.
18:13 IST: WICKET! Adil Rashid takes his fourth wicket, removes Pat Cummins for 4 runs. Australia 253/8 in 46 overs.
18:12 IST: Australia have lost their 3 wickets in the space of 3 overs, scoring just 10 runs.
18:09 IST: Excellent over from Mark Wood. Just 4 runs off his 9th over. Australia 249/7 in 46 overs.
18:07 IST: WICKET! Adil Rashid strikes again, Mitchell Starc departs for a duck. Australia 245/7 in 44 overs.
18:04 IST: WICKET! Adil Rashid dismisses Matthew Wade for 2 runs. Australia 245/6 in 43.3 overs.
18:02 IST: 7 overs to go! Can Australia cross 300-run mark against England?
18:00 IST: Matthew Wade is the new man at the crease.
17:56 IST: WICKET! Mark Wood dismisses Glenn Maxwell for 20 runs. Excellent catch from Jason Roy at the boundary ropes. Excellent execution. Australia 239/5 in 42.3 overs.
17:54 IST: Mark Wood is back into the attack. Maxwell slaps this hard. Liam Plunkett drops the catch at short mid wicket. How much it is going to cost England?
17:49 IST: FOUR! Another beauty from Head. It's from middle of the bat. The ball races towards long off boundary. Australia 231/4 in 41 overs.
17:48 IST: FOUR! Excellent shot from Travis Head. The Asutralia sends Jake Ball towards square leg.
17:43 IST: FOUR! Glenn Maxwell smashes Moeen towards sweeper cover for a boundary. Well connected. Australia 217/4 in 39.4 overs.
17:41 IST: 6 runs off Jake Ball's over. Australia 211/4 in 39 overs.
17:39 IST! Glenn Maxwell tries to attack Jake Ball but misses the ball completely. He looked aggressive.
17:37 IST: FOUR! Glenn Maxwell goes on backfoot and slices the ball towards sweeper cover for a boundary. Australia 204/4 in 37.5 overs.
17:33 IST: Travis Head plays a pull shot off Jake Ball towards deep mid-wicket. He will get 2 runs. Australia 195/4 in 36.3 overs.
17:30 IST: Another impressive over from Moeen Ali. He concedes just 3 runs. Australia 192/4 in 36 overs.
17:27 IST: 6 runs off Mark Wood's 7th over. England have pulled things back nicely. Australia 189/4 in 35 overs.
17:22 IST: Just 2 runs off Moeen Ali's over. Australia 183/4 in 34 runs.
17:19 IST: A wicket maiden from Mark Wood. Excellent over from the England pacer. Australia 181/4 in 33 overs.
17:17 IST: Glenn Maxwell is the new man at the crease.
17:15 IST: WICKET! Mark Wood strikes, Steve Smith departs for 56 runs. Smith wanted to go over the to but failed to connect it. Easy catch for Plunkett. Australia 181/4 in 32.1 overs.
17:14 IST: Just 3 runs off Moeen Ali's over. Australia 181/3 in 32 overs.
17:12 IST: After three dots, Steve Smith manages to take a single off Moeen Ali.
17:10 IST: Bowling change for England. Moeen Ali comes into the attack.
17:09 IST: FIFTY! Steve Smith brings up his 17th ODI half-century off 68 balls. Australia 177/3 in 30.3 overs.
17:06 IST: Just 2 runs off Adil Rashid's over. Australia 172/3 in 30 overs.
17:04 IST: FOUR! Travis Head opens the face of the bat and cuts the ball towards third man boundary. Liam Plunkett isn't happy with this shot. Australia 170/3 in 29 overs.
16:59 IST: Travis Head is the new man at the crease.
16:58 IST: WICKET! Adil Rashid removes Moises Henriques for 17 runs. A huge celebration from the spinner. Australia 161/3 in 27.4 overs.
16:53 IST: FOUR! Excellent shot from Henriques. Beautiful cover drive from him. Australia 160/2 in 27 overs.
16:46 IST: FOUR! Another beauty from Moises Henriques. The Australian goes on backfoot and sends Ben Stokes towards backward square leg for another boundary. Australia 147/2 in 25 overs.
16:45 IST: FOUR! Henriques sends Stokes towards square of the wicket.
16:41 IST: Moises Henriques is the new man at the crease.
16:40 IST: WICKET! Ben Stokes ends Aaron Finch's stay at 68 runs. 50th ODI wicket for Stokes. Australia 136/2 in 22.5 overs.
16:36 IST: Powerful shot from Finch. The Australia sends Stokes towards long off for a boundary. Australia 134/1 in 22.2 overs.
16:32 IST: 7 runs off Ben Stokes' over. Australia 121/1 in 21 overs.
16:30 IST: FOUR! Steve Smith sends Ben Stokes towards backward square leg.
16:26 IST: Another brilliant over for England. Adil Rashid concedes just 3 runs. Australia 114/1 in 20 overs
16:24 IST: 13 runs off Liam Plunkett's over. Australia 111/1 in 19 overs.
16:22 IST: FOUR! Steve Smith sends Liam Plunkett towards long on for a boundary. Australia 110/1 in 18.5 overs.
16:17 IST: 5 runs off Adil Rashid's over. Australia 98/1 in 18 overs.
16:14 IST: Bowling change for England. Adil Rashid comes into the attack.
16:10 IST: FIFTY! Aaron Finch brings up his 16th ODI half-century off 47 balls. Australia 92/1 in 16.3 overs.
16:05 IST: FOUR! Lucky Smith! The Australia captain gets a thick outside edge. It is away from wicket-keeper's reach. The ball races towards third man for a boundary. Australia 90/1 in 16 overs.
16:04 IST: FOUR! Aaron Finch does it again. This time he sends Stokes towards deep backward point. Australia 85/1 in 15.3 overs.
16:02 IST: FOUR! Aaron Finch goes on backfoot and pulls this towards square leg.
15:54 IST: Another good over for England. Just 2 runs Liam Plunkett's over. Australia 72/1 in 13 overs.
15:50 IST: Just 3 runs off Ben Stokes' over. Australia 70/1 in 12 overs.
15:48 IST: Bowling change for England. Ben Stokes comes into the attack. Can he get another success for England?
15:45 IST: FOUR! Another one from Finch. It was from the middle of the bat. Overpitched delivery from Plunkett and Finch plays a perfect on-drive. Australia 67/1 in 11 overs
15:43 IST: FOUR! Liam Plunkett comes into the attack. Aaron Finch sends him straight down the ground for a boundary. Australia 62/1 in 10.3 overs.
15:41 IST: Excellent over from Mark Wood. Just 1 run off his over. Australia 56/1 in 10 overs.
15:37 IST: 10 runs off Jake Ball's over. Australia 55/1 in 9 overs.
15:33 IST: Steve Smith is the new man at the crease.
15:31 IST: WICKET! Mark Wood strikes, David Warner departs for 21. Australia 40/1 in 7.2 overs
15:28 IST: FOUR! David Warner is in attacking mode now. This was pretty aggressive. He goes on backfoot and slaps the ball over mid-wicket region. One bounce and boundary.
15:23 IST: FOUR! David Warner uses the pace, opens the face of the bat and guides Mark Wood towards fine leg. Australia 31/0 in 6 overs.
15:19 IST: FOUR! David Warner goes on backfoot and slaps the ball towards deep mid wicket. That's his favourite area. Australia 23/0 in 4.4 overs.
15:17 IST: 6 runs off Mark Wood's over. Australia 17/0 in 4 overs.
15:13 IST: FOUR! David Warner joins the party. He welcomes Mark Wood with a superb boundary towards deep mid wicket. Australia 15/0 in 3.1 overs.
15:12 IST: 10 runs off Jake Ball's over. Australia 11/0 in 3 overs.
15:10 IST: FOUR! Finch sends Jake Ball towards deep mid wicket for another boundary. Australia 10/0 in 2.4 overs.
15:09 IST: FOUR! First boundary of the match. Jake Ball starts his second over. Finch welcomes the pacer with a boundary towards long on. Australia 5/0 in 2.2 overs.
15:08 IST: Just 1 run off Mark Wood's over. Australia 1/0 in 2 overs.
15:07 IST: Aaron Finch off the mark. He plays this towards cover. He will get a single.
15:06 IST: Mark Wood shares the ball from the other end.
15:04 IST: Maiden over from Jake Ball. Excellent start from England. Australia 0/0 in 1 over.
15:01 IST: Jake Ball to start the proceedings. Here we go..
15:00 IST: England team are in a huddle. Australia openers David Warner and Aaron Finch are making their way to the middle.
14:56 IST: Here comes the teams for national anthems. Mascots are alongside them. Which team are you supporting today?
14:35 IST: Here are the Playing XIs:
England: Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jake Ball
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steven Smith (captain), Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Travis Head, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa
14:33 IST: TOSS: England captain Eoin Morgan wins toss, opts to field against Steve Smith-led Australia at Edgbaston.
14:25 IST: Toss is just few minutes away. Stay tuned for more updates.
14:23 IST: Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage from the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match between England and Australia at Edgbaston.