Australia’s dramatic series win against England.Australia won the three-match ODI series 2-1 against England in a dramatic victory. The visitors confirmed the series on Wednesday (September 16) night at Old Trafford with the target of 303 runs thrown by England in the third and final ODI with 2 balls and 3 wickets in hand.
But Australia’s start was shaky. They lost 5 wickets for 73 runs. From there, Glenn Maxwell and
Alex Carey teamed up to win the team. In the sixth wicket, they scored a record 212 runs and brought victory.
Maxwell was dismissed for 108 off 90 balls with 4 fours and 6 sixes. Carey played 114 balls and scored 106 runs in 7 fours and 2 sixes.
Australia needed 10 runs to win the last over. Mitchell Starc hit a six off Adil Rashid’s first ball and then four to take the team to victory.
England’s Chris Woakes and Joe Root took two wickets each.
Earlier, England batted first and lost two wickets in the first two balls of the innings. From there, Jonny Bairstow scored a century (112) and Sam Billings (57) and Chris Woakes (53) scored half-centuries and lost 7 wickets for 302 runs.
Australia’s Mitchell Starc and Adam Zampa took 3 wickets each. Glenn Maxwell was the man of the match and the series.
News Room, September 17,2020