- England won the match by 8 runs
- Alex Hales is the hero of victory
- Next match will be played on October 12
AUS vs ENG: The England team is on a tour of Australia before the World Cup. Where she is playing a three-match T20 series against Australia. The first match of the series was played in Perth. In this match, England defeated Australia by 8 runs. In this match in Australia, it was decided to bowl after winning the toss. Batting first, England scored 208 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. In reply, Australia could only score 200 runs in the stipulated 20 overs and England won the match by 8 runs.
what was the condition of the match
Coming to bat first, England openers Jos Buttler and Alex Hales thrashed Australia’s bowlers. Both the batsmen shared 132 runs for the first wicket in 11.2 overs. At one time it seemed that the England team would score 250 runs in this match. But Nathan Ellis took the wicket of Jos Buttler. Butler scored 68 runs off 32 balls. After Butler’s wicket, Alex Hales started to hit an aggressive short. But apart from these two openers, none of the team’s batsmen could do anything special and England’s team could only score 208 runs. Hales scored 84 runs off 51 balls.
Chasing 208 runs, Australia did not have a good start and in the second over, Australian opener Cameron Green was dismissed for 1 run. After that David Warner and Mitchell Marsh took over the innings. Aaron Finch also went on soon after the dismissal of Mitchell Marsh. On the one hand, Warner remained alone. But after Warner’s dismissal, once again the clouds of defeat started hovering over Australia. Warner scored 73 runs in 44 balls. In the end, Matthew Wade once again raised hopes of victory for Australia. But after his dismissal, Australia lost the match by 8 runs. Alex Hales was adjudged man of the match for his brilliant innings.
Final exam before world cup
The second T20 match between Australia and England will be played in Canberra on 12 October. Hosts Australia will have to win this match to stay in the series. This series is important for both the teams for the preparations for the T20 World Cup. Now a week is left for the start of the T20 World Cup. This year’s World Cup is to be played in Australia from 16 October.