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ENG285(49.3ov)AUS297/9(50.0ov)

Australia beat England by 12 runs

49.3Stoinis to Archer

1W
RUN OUT! That is the end of the game! AUSTRALIA WIN BY 12 RUNS! A short ball on middle, Archer mistimes his pull towards deep mid-wicket. They take one, go for the second. Maxwell runs in, picks the ball up and fires it to the keeper who whips the bails off. Archer is well short. Customary handshakes taking place.

49.2Stoinis to Rashid

1
Direct hit and it would have been all over! Short and on middle, Rashid looks to pull but gets an underedge towards the keeper. He goes for a run. Archer has to go for it. He gives up but luckily for him, Carey misses his shy at this end. 14 needed in 4. Need a biggie now do England.

49.1Stoinis to Plunkett

W
OUT! That has been crunched but straight to Maxwell! Plunkett, probably England's last hope, is walking back. He comes down the track and smashes this short ball but does not get the desired elevation. He holes out to deep mid-wicket where Maxwell takes it. 15 in 5.

48.6Richardson to Rashid

2
They get a couple courtesy a misfield! 15 needed in the last over. Slower one again and it is outside off, Rashid slaps it towards Smith. He lets it through and concedes an extra run.

48.5Richardson to Rashid

2
In the air... but safe and two taken! Full and it is the slower one again. It is lofted towards mid-wicket for a couple. 17 needed from 7. They need to go big on the next ball.

48.4Richardson to Rashid

0
Just the two runs from the four balls! Excellent deceptive bowling from Kane. Slower one and the length is perfect outside off, Rashid swings but misses.

48.3Richardson to Rashid

0
Now a dot! The game seems to be slipping away from England. Rashid looks to paddle but Richardson bowls it outside off, he then looks to guide it down to third man. Misses.

48.2Richardson to Plunkett

1
Two balls two singles! Perfect start for Richardson. Short and on the body, Plunkett pulls it towards deep square leg for one.

48.1Richardson to Rashid

1
Just a single to begin with! Slower one and outside off, Rashid hits it towards sweeper cover and takes one.

47.6Stoinis to Rashid

1
Very full and on middle, Rashid hits it down to long on but only for a run. Singles won't hurt Australia at the moment. What an over from Stoinis. He only concedes 3 runs and also got Woakes run out. 21 needed in the last two overs.

47.5Stoinis to Rashid

0
Another dot! This is brilliant from Stoinis, changing his length continuously. He goes short this time. Rashid looks to upper cut but misses. 22 in 13 now.

47.4Stoinis to Plunkett

1
Only a run again! Full and on off, Plunkett hits it hard towards mid off for a single.

47.3Stoinis to Plunkett

0
A yorker on middle, it is jammed out towards the bowler. Top bowling by Stoinis. Just the run from the first three balls.

47.2Stoinis to Plunkett

W
OUT! Woakes is short and Australia can continue celebrating. Big wicket this. Plunkett looks to paddle but misses to get hit near the box. The ball rolls back towards the bowler. Woakes is off for a run but has to turn back. Stoinis picks the ball up and hits bull's eye at the non-striker's end. An appeal and the umpire takes it upstairs. One replay was enough to see Woakes has to take the long walk back. Game once again in the favor of Australia.

47.1Stoinis to Woakes

1
Just a single! Full and on off, Woakes creams it but straight to sweeper cover.

46.6Richardson to Plunkett

0
Slower one and it is outside off, Plunkett looks to drag his pull but misses. A dot to end. 24 needed from 3. 8 is the runs needed per over.

46.5Richardson to Plunkett

2
Now a couple! This is on the pads, Plunkett works it towards mid-wicket. He mistimes it and that helps them take two. 24 needed in 19.

46.4Richardson to Plunkett

4
FOUR! Thumped! Takes the pressure off! Slower ball and LP was waiting for it. He smashes it through wide long on and bags a boundary.

46.3Richardson to Plunkett

0
Three top class slower ones! Again runs his fingers down the ball and bangs it short outside off, Plunkett looks to pull but misses.

46.2Richardson to Woakes

1
Another brilliant slower one on middle, Woakes is once again early in the shot. This time he gets bat to ball and it rolls through covers for one.

46.1Richardson to Woakes

0
Completely deceived! Slower one outside off, Woakes looks to go over covers but is way too early in the shot and gets beaten. Dot to begin, gold dust at this stage.

45.6Lyon to Woakes

1
A single to end! Woakes dances down the track and looks to flick but gets a soft leading edge down to long off for a run. 31 needed in 24.

45.5Lyon to Woakes

0
A dot now! Short and outside off, Woakes looks to cut but misses.

45.4Lyon to Woakes

2
A couple now! Short and outside off, Woakes makes room and slaps it past point for a brace.

45.3Lyon to Plunkett

1
Smartly eases it down to long on and gives the strike to Woakes.

45.2Lyon to Plunkett

0
Uses his feet and looks to flick but misses to get hit on the pads.

45.1Lyon to Woakes

1
Worked with the turn down to long on for a single.

44.6Richardson to Plunkett

4
FOUR! Lovely deft touch! Once again all the pressure is released. Length ball outside off, this is guided down to third man. Plunkett gets it very fine and it races away to the fence. 36 in 30.

44.5Richardson to Plunkett

2
In the air... but just over! Full and on off, this is lofted over covers for a brace.

44.4Richardson to Plunkett

0
Another dot! Short and outside off, this is slapped to covers.

44.3Richardson to Woakes

1
On the shorter side, this is slapped through covers for only a single.

44.2Richardson to Woakes

0
Slower one and very full on middle, Woakes jams it out back to the bowler.

44.1Richardson to Woakes

0
Length and it is angled into the batsman. Woakes works it to mid-wicket.

43.6Stoinis to Plunkett

0
Length ball on off, defended off the back foot. England need 43 more to win.

43.5Stoinis to Plunkett

2
Short ball on the body, Plunkett pulls it to mid-wicket and takes a couple.

43.4Stoinis to Woakes

1
On a length and outside off, driven to covers. A run added.

43.3Stoinis to Plunkett

1
EDGED and DROPPED! Length ball outside off, Plunkett looks to drive through off side but gets a thick edge to the keeper. Cary dives to his right gets a glove but could not hold on. Eventually a single results .

43.2Stoinis to Plunkett

0
Length ball outside off, Plunkett looks to runs down to third man but fails to lay bat on ball.

43.1Stoinis to Plunkett

0
Fuller ball outisde off, slower too, defended to mid off.

42.6Richardson to Plunkett

1
Full and on the pads, this is flicked through square leg for one.

42.5Richardson to Curran

W
OUT! Wicket no. 7 goes down! Australia somehow managing to hang in there. Length and outside off, it is the slower one. Curran is guilty of going too hard at it. He only manages an outside edge to point where Khawaja takes another catch.

42.4Richardson to Woakes

1
A low full toss, Woakes his it towards mid off for a single.

42.3Richardson to Woakes

4
FOUR! Brilliant shot! Releases all the pressure that was building. Full and outside off, Woakes carves it through point and the ball races away to the fence.

42.2Richardson to Curran

1
Good length and on off, Curran slaps it through covers for one.

42.1Richardson to Woakes

1
On the shorter side, this is cut through point for one.