Eng v Aus highlights today – First one day international from Melbourne Cricket Ground (Australia) Sunday 14th January 2018. Australia batted first after lost the toss and scored 304 runs with eight wickets down. The opener of the team AJ Finch smashed his century (107) off 119 balls, he smashed ten 4 and three 6s in his beautiful innings. When his wicket dismissed then it was 35.2 picks out deep midwicket! Stands still this time, opts for the leg side, heaves across the line and clubs it down the throat of Bairstow 196/4.
DA Warner gone with scoring just two runs, SPD Smith (c) contributed 23 runs, TM Head 5, MR Marsh smashed fifty and out when it was 37.2 through him! Nicely done from Rashid. Another one that goes straight on, Marsh giving himself a touch of room, misses the drive and the ball tickles leg stump 205/5. MP Stoinis smashed 60 off 40 deliveries, TD Paine † 27 and PJ Cummins 12.
Toss: England , elected to field first.
England team/playing XI
JJ Roy, JM Bairstow, AD Hales, JE Root, EJG Morgan (c), JC Buttler †, MM Ali, CR Woakes, AU Rashid, LE Plunkett, MA Wood.
Australia team/playing XI
AJ Finch, DA Warner, SPD Smith (c), TM Head, MR Marsh, MP Stoinis, TD Paine †, PJ Cummins, MA Starc, AJ Tye, A Zampa.
Match Timings: 14.20 start, First Session 14.20-17.50 Interval 17.50-18.35, Second Session 18.35-22.05
England tour of Australia and New Zealand 1st ODI (D/N) Highlights
Umpires – Simon Fry, Chris Gaffaney
TV Umpires – Kumar Dharmasena
Match Referee – Ranjan Madugalle
Reserve Umpire – Sam Nogajski
Match number – ODI no. 3951