Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey centuries stun England, give Australia ODI series win

By: AP | Manchester |

September 17, 2020 2:15:47 am

Australia’s Glenn Maxwell, left, and Alex Carey pose with the winners trophy after their win within the third ODI cricket match between England and Australia, at Old Trafford in Manchester. (AP)

Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey struck centuries in a 212-run stand to assist Australia attain its goal of 303 with two balls remaining and safe a one-day worldwide series win over England on Wednesday.

Mitchell Starc swept a 4 for the successful runs because the Australians consigned England to its first loss in a bilateral ODI series at residence since 2015 with a report chase at Old Trafford, giving them a well-known win to take again Down Under from their white-ball tour.

England recovered from shedding the wickets of Jason Roy and Joe Root from the opening two balls of the match to submit 302-7 after successful the toss within the third ODI, with Jonny Bairstow hitting 112 for his tenth ODI hundred and Chris Woakes a late-innings 53 off 39 balls.

Australia, enjoying with out Steve Smith for the third straight recreation this series after the star batsman didn’t recuperate from a knock to the pinnacle, slumped to 73-5 after Marnus Labuschagne’s sloppy run-out to make England the massive favourite.

But Carey and Maxwell have been defiant and produced a report sixth-wicket stand in opposition to England to slowly flip the tide. Maxwell pulled Adil Rashid for six to succeed in his second ODI century, rapidly adopted by Carey nudging a single to carry up his first ton within the format.

Maxwell finally fell for a 90-ball 108 and Australia wanted 14 off the final two overs, then Carey departed for 106 to a wonderful diving catch by Mark Wood off the seventh-to-last ball.

Starc entered, with Australia needing 10 off six, and smashed his first ball for six off Rashid. After two singles, Starc swept Rashid not far away and the ball sped to the boundary rope, sealing a three-wicket win and sparking cheers for his teammates on the balcony.

It was England’s solely series lack of its worldwide summer time — throughout which all of its video games have been performed with out followers — after enjoying the West Indies, Ireland, Pakistan and Australia in numerous codecs.

England received the T20 series in opposition to Australia 2-1.

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