England v Australia ICC Champions Trophy 2017

England v Australia ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match scorecard

ICC Champions Trophy is now in its flow, as the 10th match was played between England v Australia on 10th of June 2017 at Birmingham. The day was lucky for team England as they won the toss, as well as they, won the game by 40 runs by D/L method. The match was interrupted by rain in 41st over of the 2nd innings. BA Stokes from England side was the player of the game as he was the century maker not out with one wicket as a bowler.

England v Australia ICC Champions Trophy 2017

England gives the invitation of batting to Australia after winning the toss, and it was a wise decision of Morgan in the end. If we put an eye to the start of the Australian innings, it was much better as the openers manage to make 40 runs till their first loss. Wood was lucky to get the wicket of Warner when he was on 21.

The 2nd wicket partnership was very strong as it was a partnership of 96 runs between Finch and Smith. Finch caught by Morgan on the bowling of Stokes when the team was on 136 runs. In short, the top scorer from Australian team was TM Head as he was not out 71 runs while Smith was also lucky to get his half century. In the end, the Australian team give the target of 278 runs to England in 50 overs, and that was a fighting total for opponents.

England’s opening pair was not good as England loses their first two wickets on six runs while their 3rd wicket also falls on 35 runs. So, in the start, England batting was very poor, but Morgan and Stokes make the partnership of 159 runs for 4th wicket that seeks the England team towards victory. Morgan was run out on 87 runs while he faces only 81 balls. Till 40.2 overs England was on 240/4 whereas Stokes and Buttler were on 102 and 29 runs respectively when rain interrupts the match. Moreover, due to heavy rain, the umpires will not be able to start the game again, so the panel declared the England winner of this match by 40 runs.

Here is the match scorecard of game between England v Australia.

Australia Innings (50 overs)

DA Warnerc †Buttler b Wood21254084
AJ Finchc Morgan b Stokes686480106.25
SPD Smith*c Plumkett b Wood56775072.72
MC Henriquesc Plumkett b Rashid17193089.47
TM Headnot out716452110.93
GJ Maxwellc Roy b Wood20312064.51
MS Wade†c & b Rashid230066.66
MA Starcc Root b Rashid03000
PJ Cumminsc & b Rashid470057.14
A Zampab Wood03000
JR Hazlewoodnot out150020
Extras17(lb 8, w 8, nb 1)
Total277(9 wickets; 50 overs)(5.54 runs per over)

England Bowling, England v Australia

JT Ball916106.772671
MA Wood1013343.34040
LE Plumkett804906.122360
BA Stokes806117.622181
AU Rashid1014144.12800
MM Ali502404.81520

England Innings (Target: 201 runs from 40.2 overs)

JJ Roylbw b Starc4210200
AD Halesc Finch b Hazlewood04000
JE Rootsc †Wade b Hazlewood151420107.14
EJG Morgan*run out (Zampa)878185107.4
BA Stokesnot out10210913293.57
JC Buttler†not out29323190.62
Extras3(lb 2, w 1)
Total240(4 wickets; 40.2 overs)(5.95 runs per over)
Not BatMM Ali, AU Rashid, LE Plunkett, MA Wood, JT Ball

Australian Bowling, England v Australia

MA Starc1005215.23771
JR Hazlewood905025.553443
PJ Cummins815506.872390
TM Head20904.5610
MC Henriques10606410
A Zampa8.205206.241552
GJ Maxwell201407802

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