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Australia vs England, 3rd ODI, England in Australia 2013-14

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Australia won by 7 wkts | Australia Vs England Live Score, 3rd ODI

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Clarke: 'I think the bowlers did a fantastic job on that surface and then the batters did their part as well. It is pretty good to bat on when you come in first but is was a touch two paced. We are fielding well and that's a real positive. David was outstanding, his knock was brilliant. I think the selectors are going to give me Perth off but I will be back for the Australia Day at Adelaide.'
Cook: 'The first ten overs we played alright but you can't afford to lose that many wickets. Everyone got 20s and 30s but someone needed a big score. Bresnan batted well to get us past 240. We've got to try and win a game now. Every time we play here it gives us some information, it will be useful for the youngsters ahead of the World Cup.'
Warner: 'It was good to run Bell out. All the work with Mike Young is paying off. It's been fantastic that I am able to show my true potential and I hope it continues. Credit to the groundstaff, they prepared a good pitch, the new ball was coming on nicely but once the ball gets older, it was a little difficult. Thanks to all the Sydney crowd for turning up.'
David Warner is the Man of the Match
In reply, Finch and Warner started off pretty well before the former threw his wicket away. Warner batted sensibly since then and shared a good stand with Marsh. Stokes incuded a false stroke from Warner to dismiss him after a fine fifty. Clarke joined Marsh and looked very positive but Bopara got on to go through his defences. Marsh and Haddin stayed calm and ensured a comfortable win for the hosts.
Marsh and Haddin are jubiliant. England players shake hands with them. It's been another clinical performance from the Aussies. England actually started the game off very well with skipper Cook batting aggressively. But when Clarke took some pace off the ball, the visitors started to lose their way. England recovered for a while in the form of Morgan and Bopara but with the Aussies getting 4 wickets for 21 runs at one stage, England were reduced to 198/8. Bresnan pushed the score past 240 with some lust blows and gave something for the bowlers to work with.
End of over 40, 10 runs (. . 4 1 1 4 )
AUS: 244/3
Shaun Marsh - 71(89) This over: 9 runs
Brad Haddin - 36(33) This over: 1 runs
Chris Jordan
(9.0 - 0 - 56 - 1)
39.6 Chris Jordan to Shaun Marsh 4
FOUR, that's it Australia take an unassailable 3-0 to win the series. Full delivery on the leg stump, Marsh clears his front leg out of the way and lofts it over the man at mid-wicket
39.5 Chris Jordan to Brad Haddin 1
1 run, a fine inswinging yorker on the stumps, Haddin drives it down to long-on
39.4 Chris Jordan to Shaun Marsh 1
1 run, fuller length delivery on the off stump, Marsh drives it down to long-off
39.3 Chris Jordan to Shaun Marsh 4
FOUR, Australia are just a hit from sealing the ODI series. Full down the leg side following Marsh as he makes room, Marsh flicks it to fine leg and picks up a boundary. The fielder was inside the ring
39.2 Chris Jordan to Shaun Marsh 0
no run, low full toss down the leg side, Marsh flicks it to mid-wicket
39.1 Chris Jordan to Shaun Marsh 0
no run, low full toss outside off stump, Marsh drives it straight to cover-point
Chris Jordan [8.0-0-46-1] is back into the attack
End of over 39, 7 runs (1 . 4 1 . 1 )
AUS: 234/3
Shaun Marsh - 62(84) This over: 2 runs
Brad Haddin - 35(32) This over: 5 runs
Tim Bresnan
(6.0 - 0 - 42 - 0)
38.6 Tim Bresnan to Shaun Marsh 1
1 run, fuller length delivery on the stumps, Marsh drives it down to long-on

Match details

Toss : England won the toss and elected to bat first

Umpires : Simon Fry (Australia) and Ranmore Martinesz (Sri Lanka)

TV umpire : Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka)

Match referee : Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)

Teams

Australia : David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Michael Clarke(c), Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian, Brad Haddin(wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Faulkner, James Pattinson, Xavier Doherty.

England : Alastair Cook(c), Ian Bell, Gary Ballance, Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Jos Buttler(wk), Ben Stokes, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, Chris Jordan, James Tredwell.

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