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Australia vs England, 2nd T20I, England in Australia 2013-14

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Australia won by 8 wkts | Australia Vs England Live Score, 2nd T20I

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Josh Hazlewood is the Man of the Match for his 4/30.
With this win, Australia have ensured that England will go home empty-handed. 130 was never going to be enough on this wicket, especially against this Australian side. The bowlers did the job for the hosts initially with Hazlewood bagging 4 wickets. In reply, White started off in grand style hitting boundaries at will. Finch fell in the 6th over just before the opening stand crossed fifty. Maxwell didn't last long either as he hit one in the deep to Bresnan. But since then, captain Bailey joined White and the duo completed their respective fifties to help Australia take a 2-0 lead in the 3-match T20I series.
14.5 James Tredwell to George Bailey 4
FOUR, Australia seal the series. Bailey looks for the reverse sweep initially but then, as the ball was down the leg side, he paddle-sweeps it between short fine leg and backward square leg to ensure an easy win
14.4 James Tredwell to George Bailey 4
FOUR, saw the batsman advance and fired it wide outside off stump, Bailey reaches out and crashes it in the air wide of mid-off. Australia are just a hit away now
14.3 James Tredwell to Cameron White 1
1 run, advances and inside-edges the flick onto the pad, it rolls to short fine leg
14.2 James Tredwell to Cameron White 4
FOUR, flighted delivery on the leg stump, White flicks it over the infield to the deep mid-wicket fence and beats the man in the deep
14.1 James Tredwell to Cameron White 0
no run, flatter delivery just outside off stump, White defends off the back foot
End of over 14, 7 runs (1 4 . 1 . 1 )
AUS: 118/2
Cameron White - 53(43) This over: 2 runs
George Bailey - 52(26) This over: 5 runs
Ravi Bopara
(2.0 - 0 - 12 - 0)
13.6 Ravi Bopara to Cameron White 1
1 run, short of length delivery on the leg stump, White flicks it to backward square leg
13.5 Ravi Bopara to Cameron White 0
no run, good length delivery on the stumps, worked into the on-side
13.4 Ravi Bopara to George Bailey 1
1 run, short of length delivery outside off stump, Bailey flat-bats it powerfully on the bounce to long-off
13.3 Ravi Bopara to George Bailey 0
no run, in and out quickly, Bopara drops! Bailey crashes the full delivery to the left of the bowler, Bopara thought he had it but the ball popped out of the hands at the last moment
13.2 Ravi Bopara to George Bailey 4
FOUR, second T20I fifty for the Australian skipper. Short and wide outside off stump, Bailey cuts it off the back foot and beats backward point
50 runs for George Bailey
13.1 Ravi Bopara to Cameron White 1
1 run, slower delivery on the stumps, White flicks it to deep mid-wicket
Ravi Bopara [1.0-0-5-0] is back into the attack

Match details

Toss : England won the toss and elected to bat first

Umpires : John Ward (Australia) and Paul Wilson (Australia)

TV umpire : Simon Fry (Australia)

Match referee : Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)

Teams

Australia : Cameron White, Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell, George Bailey(c), Brad Hodge, Chris Lynn, Matthew Wade(wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, James Muirhead.

England : Michael Lumb, Alex Hales, Luke Wright, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler(wk), Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad(c), Jade Dernbach, James Tredwell.

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