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Australia beats England in rain-affected closing ODI match

England’s David Willey, second proper, shakes arms with Australia’s Steve Smith after their one-day worldwide cricket match on the Melbourne Cricket Floor in Melbourne, Australia on November 22, 2022.
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Travis Head and David Warner led Australia to a 221-run rain-affected victory over England to safe a 3-0 win within the one-day worldwide sequence that ended Tuesday on the Melbourne Cricket Floor.

Australia’s opening pair scored 269 runs in entrance of simply 10,406 spectators on the MCG.

Warner and Head’s centuries helped Australia submit 355-5 — the very best ODI whole on the MCG — after England captain Jos Buttler received the toss and elected to subject.

Head hit 152 from 130 balls to carry up his third ODI century and highest rating within the format. Warner scored 106.

Two rain delays throughout Australia’s innings lowered the sport to 48 overs per facet, with England’s goal lifted to 364. England was all out for 142 within the thirty second over as opener Jason Roy top-scored with 38.

Quick bowler Olly Stone, who was taking part in in simply his sixth ODI, led England’s bowlers with figures of 4-85. Australian legspinner Adam Zampa had 4-31 to complete the sequence with 11 wickets.

“Good to complete them off right here with nearly the perfect ODI I’ve been a part of,” Australia captain Pat Cummins stated,

Buttler stated his facet “fell a good distance quick . . . I assumed Australia outplayed us in each division.”

Australia received the primary match in Adelaide by six wickets and the second on the Sydney Cricket Floor by 72 runs to clinch the sequence forward of the ultimate match.

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