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England vs Australia, 1st T20I, Australia tour of United Kingdom 2013


Australia won by 39 runs | England Vs Australia Live Score, 1st T20I

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Finch: 'It's good to come here and play some good cricket. The pitch was good for stroke play and I enjoyed my stay at the crease.
Bailey: 'It was an awesome innings from Finch, only Gayle's innings at the IPL comes close to it. Our bowlers were upto the mark, we are experimenting with the spinners with the T20 WC in Bangladesh in mind. We have some areas to improve and we will keep working on it. We mixed our length well and kept it short to Root. It was Fawad's first game and he was bit nervous.
Broad: 'Finch was terrific today and we didn't bowl in the right areas. 14 sixes was too much. It was a good wicket, but we didn't expect to chase this much. Hopefully we will put up a much better performance at Durham. Root was in top form today, but we were 2 short of our highest ever T20 score.
Aaron Finch is the Man of the Match for his blazing innings of 156 off just 63 balls.
A comprehensive win in the end for Australia. After being put into bat, Finch gave them a dream start and whatever he connected went out of the park and he ended up hitting the highest ever individual score in T20Is. Chasing 249 was always a tough ask, but England started the chase on a perfect note, but lost 3 wickets in space of 2 overs which derailed their chase. Root once again played a wondeful innings despite getting hit on the grill. In the end the Australian bowling proved to be the game changer as they used the yorkers frequently. Bopara also played a fine hand, but the pressure got to him eventually.
End of over 20, 14 runs (2 6 W 4 1b 1 )
ENG: 209/6
Joe Root - 90(49) This over: 1 runs
Stuart Broad - 4(2) This over: 12 runs
James Faulkner
(4.0 - 0 - 39 - 1)
19.6 James Faulkner to Joe Root 1
1 run, Wade has dropped a tough catch off the last ball, it was full and just outside off, Root heaves it across the line and gets the inside edge which went low towards Wade and he couldn't hold onto it
19.5 James Faulkner to Stuart Broad 1b
byes, 1 run, slower short delivery on the stumps, Broad goes for an ugly swing and misses it
19.4 James Faulkner to Stuart Broad 4
FOUR, he's off the mark with a boundary, back of a length delivery on the stumps, Broad backs away and muscles it down the ground to long off
Stuart Broad, left handed bat, comes to the crease
19.3 James Faulkner to Jos Buttler W
out Bowled!! Excellent comeback from Faulkner, pin-point yorker on the leg stump, Buttler had backed away to the leg side, but missed it completely and the ball crept under his bat to crash into the base of the leg stump. Buttler b Faulkner 27(17) [4s-1 6s-2]
19.2 James Faulkner to Jos Buttler 6
SIX, hitting has been fine all evening, slower delivery just outside off, Buttler winds up and hammers it straight down the ground over long off
200 runs for ENG
19.1 James Faulkner to Jos Buttler 2
2 runs, low full-toss on middle, Buttler smashes it between midwicket and long on for a couple
End of over 19, 14 runs (1 4 wd 2 . 4 2 )
ENG: 195/5
Joe Root - 89(48) This over: 12 runs
Jos Buttler - 19(14) This over: 1 runs
Shane Watson
(4.0 - 0 - 42 - 1)
18.6 Shane Watson to Joe Root 2
2 runs, low full-toss again, Root slices it away to sweeper cover
18.5 Shane Watson to Joe Root 4
FOUR, low full-toss on the pads, Root picks it and whips it away off his pads to backward square leg, well placed

Match details

Toss : England won the toss and elected to field

Umpires : Rob Bailey (England) and Tim Robinson (England)

TV umpire : Michael Gough (England)

Match referee : Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka)


England : Alex Hales, Michael Lumb, Luke Wright, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Jos Buttler(wk), Stuart Broad(c), Steven Finn, Danny Briggs, Jade Dernbach.

Australia : David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Shaun Marsh, George Bailey(c), Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade(wk), Mitchell Johnson, James Faulkner, Josh Hazlewood, Fawad Ahmed.

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