Champions Trophy Match Peek Review: Australia Knocked Out By England
Match: Australia vs England
Date: 10th June
Ground: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: CB Gaffaney, New Zealand and HDPK Dharmasena, Sri Lanka
Toss won by: England who decided to field
1st Team Play: Australia 277 for 9 in 50 Overs
– Performers: Batsmen – AJ Finch 68, TM Head 71 Not Out, SPD Smith 56
Bowlers – MA Wood 4 for 33, AU Rashid 4 for 41
2nd Team Play: England 240 for 4 in 40.2 Overs
– Performers: Batsmen – BA Stokes 102 Not Out, EJG Morgan 87.
Bowler – JR Hazelwood 2 for 50.
Result: England won by 40 runs under the D/L method
Man of Match: BA Stokes, England
-Australia was contained on 277 runs for 9 wickets by Wood and Rashid which gave England a major edge.
-England had a shaky start but Stroke’s solid play with a century moreover weakened the Aussies winning chances.
-Rain again played the devils role in Australian defeat as they have not had a full game.
-Australia knocked out of the tournament.
Steve Smith – Captain
Eoin Morgan – Captain