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AUS vs ENG

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AUS223(49.0ov)ENG226/2(32.1ov)

England beat Australia by 8 wickets
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Chris Woakes

32.1Behrendorff to Morgan

4
FOUR! That's it! England go to the finals for the first time since 1992. Good length ball on off, Morgan flat-bats it over mid on for a boundary. The crowd erupt in joy. The ODI skipper and Test skipper have a hug and smile in the middle. The English fans are delighted. The defending champions are out and we will have a new champion. ENGLAND WIN BY 8 WICKETS.

31.6Starc to Root

0
Excellent fielding! The Aussies won't just give it up. Good length ball around off, Root cuts but Maxwell at short third man dives to his left and stops the winning runs. Just delaying the inevitable.

31.5Starc to Root

0
Full again on off, Root strokes it to mid off.

31.4Starc to Morgan

1
Very full on off, Morgan strokes it to covers and gets a single. There is an overthrow at the keeper's end but no extra run.

31.3Starc to Root

1
Back of a length ball, Root pulls it to deep mid-wicket and gets a single.

31.2Starc to Root

4
FOUR! Just used the pace of the ball. Good length ball on off, Root drives it through covers and gets a boundary. Moves to 48 and now England just a boundary away from sealing their place in the Final.

31.1Starc to Root

0
Back of a length ball on off, Root defends it off the front foot.

30.7Behrendorff to Root

1
Full toss on off, Root does not make the most of it. He hit it to fine leg and gets a single.

30.6Behrendorff to Root

0
Yorker on off, Root does well to dig it out.

30.5Behrendorff to Root

4
FOUR! Too good! Bouncer on middle, Root pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary. Just 9 needed now. The 1992 inspired kit is taking this England team to the finals for the first time since 1992.

30.4Behrendorff to Root

0
Length delivery on off, Root blocks it off the front foot.

30.3Behrendorff to Root

0
Good length ball on off, Root defends it off the back foot.

30.2Behrendorff to Root

WD
WIDE! Behrendorff misses his line with the slower one. It is down the leg side. Wide signalled.

30.1Behrendorff to Root

0
Good length ball around off, Root stands tall and punches it to point.

29.6Lyon to Root

1
On the pads, Root flicks it to the on side and keeps the strike. Just 14 runs needed now.

29.5Lyon to Root

4
FOUR! Tossed up on middle, Root reverse sweeps it through point for a boundary.

29.4Lyon to Morgan

1
Short around off, Morgan punches it through covers for a single.

29.3Lyon to Morgan

2
On the pads, Morgan sweeps it wide of deep mid-wicket for a couple.

29.2Lyon to Morgan

4
FOUR! Short and wide outside off, Morgan lofts his punch over extra cover for a boundary. There was a shout for catch it but don't know for whom.

29.1Lyon to Root

1
Off spinner on off, Root turns it with the spin to square leg and gets a single.

28.6Behrendorff to Morgan

0
Morgan comes down the track and hits it to mid on. Another maiden for Behrendorff.

28.5Behrendorff to Morgan

0
Slower bouncer. It is bowled at 112 kph but it is on the leg side it has not been wided.

28.4Behrendorff to Morgan

0
Good length ball on off, Morgan defends it to the off side.

28.3Behrendorff to Morgan

0
Bouncer! Morgan sits under it.

28.2Behrendorff to Morgan

0
Length delivery around off, Morgan comes down the track and pulls it to mid-wicket off the inner half of his bat.

28.1Behrendorff to Morgan

0
Good length ball on off, Morgan looks to pull but it does not come off the middle. It goes to the man at mid on.

27.6Lyon to Morgan

1
Short again, this time Morgan strokes it towards point and keeps the strike with a single. 50-run stand comes up between the ODI skipper and Test skipper.

27.5Lyon to Morgan

0
In the air but safe. Quicker and shorter, Morgan looks to cut but gets it off the upper half of his bat. The ball falls short of the man at short third man.

27.4Lyon to Morgan

4
FOUR! Cut and cut hard this time. Short around off, Morgan gets on his back foot and cuts it through cover-point for a boundary.

27.3Lyon to Morgan

4
FOUR! Darted on the pads, Morgan premeditates his sweep and hits it fine down the leg side. The fielder is up inside the circle there. He gives it a chase but cannot stop it.

27.2Lyon to Root

1
Tossed up around off, Root milks it to long on for one.

27.1Lyon to Morgan

1
Short on middle, Morgan cuts it towards point and gets one.

26.6Behrendorff to Morgan

1
Another short ball, once again Morgan pulls it in control towards deep mid-wicket for a single.

26.5Behrendorff to Morgan

4
FOUR! Morgan standing tall and facing the short balls with authority now. Short ball on off, Morgan pulls it with control through square leg for a boundary.

26.4Behrendorff to Morgan

0
On the pads, Morgan flicks it to mid-wicket.

26.3Behrendorff to Morgan

2
In the air..but just wide! Slower ball on off, Morgan looks to go over mid off. He does not time it well as the ball comes off the lower half of his bat. It still goes over mid off. Finch runs behind and stretches his arms out wide but cannot get there. Two taken.

26.2Behrendorff to Morgan

0
Good length ball outside off, Morgan looks to defend inside the line but misses.

26.1Behrendorff to Root

1
Full on the pads, Root flicks it towards square leg and gets a single.

25.6Lyon to Morgan

2
Shorter on off, Morgan guides it down to third man and gets a brace.

25.5Lyon to Morgan

4
FOUR! Up and over with sheer control. Floated on off, Morgan connects his reverse sweep over point for a boundary.

25.4Lyon to Morgan

0
Shorter on middle, Eoin strokes it to extra cover.

25.3Lyon to Morgan

0
Floated on the stumps, Morgan defends it off the front foot.

25.2Lyon to Morgan

0
Flighted outside off, Morgan looks to play the reverse sweep but misses.

25.1Lyon to Root

1
On the pads, Root turns it square on the leg side for a single.

24.6Starc to Root

1
Length ball on off, Root drives it to the left of mid off and takes one. He will keep the strike. 53 needed off 150 balls, just in case you wondered what was the equation.