England v Australia - Champions Trophy, Group A, Edgbaston

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  • David Warner struck four boundaries in his 25-ball 21 before falling to Mark Wood.
  • Aaron FInch kept the ball rolling for Australia bringing up a fine half-century.
  • Ben Stokes struck to remove Aaron Finch for a splendid 64-ball 68 to bring England back in the contest.
  • After Moises Henriques fell for 17, Mark Wood tipped the scales firmly in England's favour by getting Steve Smith for a composed 77-ball 56.
  • Travis Head held things together valiantly even as Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade and Mitchell Starc fell in quick succession, courtesy of Mark Wood and Adil Rashid.
  • In the 44th over of the innings Adil Rashid struck twice to severely dent Australia's chances to finish with a flourish.
  • Travis Head could be an important fixture in the middle-order for Australia in the future
  • Mark Wood's 4 for 33 in 10 overs kept Australia to 277 for 9 despite Travis Head's heroics.
  • Josh Hazlewood struck twice early to push England in bit of a spot at 35 for 3 at the end of 6 overs.
  • There was a brief rain interruption after the sixth over, but no overs were lost.
  • After resumption, Eoin Morgan played positively to put pressure back on Australia, getting past a cracking half-century in the process.
  • Ben Stokes also joined the party smashing boundaries all over the park, seizing the advantage from Australia.
  • The Australian bowlers wore a look of helplessness as the English duo of Morgan and Stokes took the game away.
  • The 159-run stand finally came to a close with Eoin Morgan getting run out for an 81-ball 87.
  • Ben Stokes hit an unbeaten ton to keep England in command
  • Rain led to an abandonment, handing England a 40-run win by the DLS method