Australia thrash England to book final berth

Australia thrash England to book final berth

Australia thrash England to book final berth

From there Australia's innings accelerated, as D'Arcy Short compiled a fine 36 not out, with Chris Lynn piling on 31 and Maxwell's fluent knock featuring two maximums, as he became the fourth Australian to pass 1,000 T20 global runs. Since the opening match of the tournament, Australia was showing their tremendous performance in the T20I competition. Australia chased down the target in 14.3 overs, and have qualified for the final of the tri-series. While it is not quite a must win at the Westpac Stadium, a defeat would leave England's progress out of their hands, with New Zealand also having a game in hand against Australia.

Australian T20 captain David Warner throws his bat in the air after being dismissed for two. Now, once again this two giant teams have participated in the tri nation series where the new member is New Zealand.

Australia has played superbly but - as per this frenetic format - things can change rapidly as they embark on a journey across the Tasman. Australia's T20 fortunes have taken a decided turn for the better; Warner and company will hope they stay that way after the flight to New Zealand.

Buttler had been the only England batsman to make a substantial score, but even he was at less than his best, a rare occasion when he scored below a run a ball. So, English team came to bat with had no choice and scored 137 runs in selected 20 overs. However, the in-form D'Arcy Short and the devastating Chris Lynn choked England with their aggressive approach.

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He carved out 46 but it took him 49 balls as the stingy Aussie bowlers were backed up by brilliant fielding with captain David Warner at the forefront.

Stanklake finished with two wickets and Kane Richardson three as England failed to curtail its desire to hit out at all costs, a strategy which brought them undone with the under par total. The blitz took Australia past the finishing line with seven wickets and 33 balls to spare. But in 16 runs both were gone. Mercurial all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has starred in all three games and feels like a missing link of the struggling ODI team after being overlooked for the bulk of the five-match series against England.

David Willey - 5/10 - The left armer picked up an early wicket to give England a good start to their innings, but could only add 10 to the score at the end of the match. The excellent Richardson was to claim his third wicket when Buttler tried to clear the fence from the final ball of the innings, but could not quite reach the sight screen, where Agar, who had also been economical with the ball, made a running chance look far less hard than it was.

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