1st ODI: Malan ton in useless as Australia beat England by 6 wickets | Cricket Information – Occasions of India


Australia’s high order fired in unison to safe a six-wicket win over England with Dawid Malan‘s career-best 134 for the vacationers in useless as within the first one-day worldwide on Thursday.
The house facet’s victory towards the ODI and T20 world champions, which got here with 19 balls to spare, marked the start of Pat Cummins‘ tenure as Australia’s one-day captain succeeding Aaron Finch, who give up the format in September.
4 days after profitable the T20 World Cup in Melbourne, England slumped to 66-4 within the 14th over as Australia’s tempo assault, led by Cummins (3-62), breathed fireplace with the brand new ball, vindicating their choice to subject.
Phil Salt perished within the slip, Jason Roy and Sam Billings had been bowled by means of the gate whereas James Vince departed caught behind.
Malan counter-attacked within the center overs, hitting 4 sixes — two of them off the bowling of Cummins — and 12 fours earlier than holing out within the deep within the forty sixth over.
David Willey’s unbeaten 34 was the subsequent highest rating by an England batter because the vacationers went on to put up an honest 287-9 on the Adelaide Oval.
A 147-run opening stand between David Warner (86) and Travis Head (69) successfully laid the platform for Australia’s complete victory.
Chris Jordan broke the stand by taking the wicket of Head whereas Willey dismissed Warner and Marnus Labuschagne in his successive overs however Steve Smith, who made 80 not out, stayed put and sealed victory, hitting Malan for a six.
The groups transfer to Sydney for the second ODI on Saturday to be adopted by the third and closing match in Melbourne on Tuesday.



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