Australia vs England 1st ODI Summary

Australia who won the toss chose to field first. Jason Roy and Phil Salt opened the innings for England. England struggled to play the Australian bowling, especially with the new ball. England was 66/4 in 13.2 overs. Dawid Malan who showed disciplined batting scored a century. He has smashed 134 off 128 balls. His innings comprised 4 sixes and 12 fours. Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan and David Willey supported Malan and executed their plan well which helped England to post a total of 287/9 in 50 overs.

Australia’s top order eased the pressure on the team with a good start. David Warner and Travis Head put on a partnership of 147 runs for the 1st wicket. Steve Smith and Alex Carey did their part well. Marnus Labuschagne got out for just 4 runs. David Warner has scored 86 off 84, and Travis Head has scored 69 off 57 balls. Once Labuschagne and Alex Carey got out, Cameron Green joined hands with Steve Smith and ensured Australia’s win in today’s game.

Australia won the game by 6 wickets and 19 balls left.