England beat Australia by a huge margin of 242 runs in the third one-day international played at Nottingham, and have taken Ajay Ajinkya’s lead in the five-match series.
England first scored Man of the Match Alex Hales and Johnny Barstow after the best century, captain Captain Eoin Morgan scored a record score of 481-6, with the score of 481-6, in response Australia’s team all out with 239 runs Gone. Travis Head made a fantastic half-century from Australia, but his innings was useless.
Australia won the toss and decided to bowl first and England’s openers proved to be completely wrong on the decision of the hosts. Jason Roy (82) and Johnny Barstow (139) gave England the start of 159 runs. After this, Barstow shared a partnership of 151 with Alex Hales (147).
Captain Morgan and Alex Hales were finally able to score the biggest score of one-day cricket, thanks to the spectacular partnership between 114 runs. For Australia, Zaheer Richardson took 3 wickets and Ashton Egg took one wicket.
Australia’s start in reply to the target was not something special and the team lost the opening batsman Darcy Short (15) in the fourth over. For Australia, Travis Head made 51, Marcus Steinis contributed 44 runs, but none of the batsmen failed to play a big inning. As the two batsmen were dismissed, the Australians could not stay on the field for much longer and were reduced to 239 in 37 overs. For England, Adil Rashid 4, Moin Ali 3 and David Wiley got one wicket.
There were several records in the third match played between Australia and England. England’s team, where breaking their own record (444-3), scored the biggest (481-6) of ODI cricket. In addition, Eoin Morgan (5443) became the highest run-scorer for England in ODI cricket, leaving behind Ian Bull (5416). Apart from this, it was the biggest win in England’s run, while on the other hand, it was also the biggest defeat for Australia.