England secured ODI series against Australia

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 | 0

Team England managed the 3rd victory against Australia in the ODI series. Earlier, in the first and second ODI, team England won both times and now England secured ODI series against Australia by winning consecutive three matches in the series.

England secured ODI series against Australia

THe ODI series between Australia and England consisted of five matches which started in 14th January, 2018 at Australia. Basically team England were in tour of Australia where they were scheduled to play the Ashes series against Australia. In the season of Ashes, England faced a defeat tragically though English team was the defending champion. But, Australia reclaimed the title once again from England.

After the Ashes series, this two oldest members of cricket were scheduled to face against each other once again and it was the ODI tournament. Started in 14th january, 2018 the first ODI and second ODI was staged in 19th January, 2018. In both case the guest team England beat Australia easily. So, they had three matches left and to secure the series, England needed to win one more match and they did it successfully. In the 3rd ODI, they beat Australia by 16 runs and with it they won the ODI series as well. The 3rd ODI was taken place in 21st January, 2018 and Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney was the host venue. Australia won the toss and let England to bat first. It was the 100th match of English player Joe Root.

Came to bat first, team England played well and did able to present a handsome score in front of the local team. They scored 302 runs in exchange for six wickets. Their player Jos Buttler made a century out there and scored highest 100 runs and remained not out. He faced only 83 balls so far. For Australia Josh Hazlewood took two wickets by bowling ten overs. Later, came to chase team Australia failed to chase the score and confirmed their series defeat. They lost six wickets in fifty overs and finished their innings scoring 286 runs so far. Aaron Finch once again the highest scorer for Australia. He scored 62 runs highest in 53 balls. Mark Wood took two wickets for team England. Jos Buttler was announced as the man of the match at the end.

However, team Australia did use number of new faces in the ODI series which had lacking of experience and so, their team suffered from a ODI series defeat at their home venue.

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