Saturday, February 14, 2015

Australia win over England in second match of Cricket World Cup 2015

cricket world cup 2015 australia vs england
Australia, Co-host of Cricket World Cup 2015 has registered a comfortable win over their rival England in the second match of the Cricket World Cup 2015. While Chasing a big target of 342 runs set by Australia, England batsmen given their wickets to Australian bowlers and bowled out for 231 runs and lost to Australia by a huge margin of 111 runs. In England Batting James Taylor (98 from 90 balls) is the only batman who has faced Australian Bowler really well. Ian Bell (36 from 45 balls) started well but failed to turn in to big score, Chris Woakes batted well for a while at the end with James Taylor. In the Australian bowling all rounder Mitchell Marsh took a 5 wicket haul with Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Johnson taking 2 wickets each. Earlier, Australian opener Aaron Finch scored 135 runs which helped Australia to reach 342 runs in 50 overs, Captain George Bailey also scored 55 runs from 69 runs in the middle overs after quick wickets of Shane Watson and Steven Smith and at the end Glenn Maxwell (66 from 50 balls) and Brad Haddin (31 from 14 balls) scored at a brisk pace to ensure 342 runs in 50 overs. Aaron Finch was announced as the man of the match. Earlier, England won the toss and opted to field first.

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