In the ICC World Cup 2019, the two cricket teams of cricket history met on the historic grounds of hosts England and Australia. Batting first, losing the toss in the match, Australia scored 285 runs for 7 wickets in the set 50 overs. In reply, England’s team was reduced to 221 runs in 44.4 overs.
Thus Australia defeated England by 64 runs to maintain the history of the last 27 years in the World Cup. Significantly, England’s team has not been able to beat Australia in the Cricket World Cup for the last 27 years.
David Warner And Aaron Finch Give Australia An Excellent Start
England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss in the match and invited Australia to bat first. Aaron Finch and David Warner’s opening pair gave Australia a fantastic start. Both of them added 123 runs for the first wicket in 22.4 overs. David Warner was dismissed by 53 runs. Australia lost their second wicket of 173 in the 33rd over as Usman Khawaja. He got out after scoring 23 runs. After that, the Australian batsmen were out at regular intervals. Captain Aaron Finch scored a century He scored 100 runs. He was selected ‘Man of the Match’.
In Response To Australia’s 285 Runs, England’s Start Was Very Bad
In contrast, the start of England was very bad. Jason Behrendorff got James Vince’s wicket on the second ball of the first over of England’s innings. Vince could not open the account too. In the fourth over, Mitchell Starc gave England a second blow to the score of 15. Starc did not leave any knocks to break England’s innings and gave Eoin Morgan out of the sixth over to give England a third blow to the score of 26. Morgan could only score 4 runs. After this England’s innings did not recover. Ben Stokes stands at one end.
England Must Win Both The Remaining Matches To Stay In The Playoffs
Jonny Bairstow 27 and Jos Buttler were dismissed by 25 runs. Chris Wood contributed 26 runs. England lost 5 wickets for 124 in 27.2 overs. Ben Stokes became Australia’s sixth victim on 177. He played his fifty in 115 balls with 8 fours and 2 sixes. Adil Rashid scored 25 runs. Jason Behrendorff is the most successful bowler for Australia. He hit 5 fours in his 10-over spell of 44 runs. Mitchell Starc, taking 1 maiden in 8.4 overs, took 4 wickets for 43 runs. Marcus Stoney’s hand also got 1 wicket.