Australia Vs England 31/08/2013 - Results, Review and Statistical highlights
The second Twenty20 (T20) Cricket match between Australia and England on 31/08/2013 kicked off with Aus winning the toss and electing to bowl first. After losing the first match, Eng were looking to draw level while the Australians were looking to win the series after a poor Ashes series where they lost 3-0. To know about what happened during the course of the match, Read on for the complete Australia Vs England 31/08/2013 along with the batting and bowling performance review and statistical highlights of the match.
When England came in to bat on 31/08/2013 they started off very positively as they went after the Aussie bowling right from the start. Almost all their batsmen scored well with the best highlights of their batting being Alex Hales who made a score of 94 to help them reach a target of 195/5. As far as Australia's bowling was concerned, Fawad Ahmed was the pick of their bowlers as he took 3 wickets.
Australia had a poor start as they lost the wicket of Aaron Finch early. They had some hope of pulling the results in their favor until David Warner was at the crease but after his wicket fell it was all downhill for them. The best highlights of their batting was Warner who made a score of 53. As far as England's bowling on 31/08/2013 was concerned, Jade Dernbach was the pick of their bowlers as he took 3 wickets.
Take a look at the scorecard of the complete match below.
|England innings (20 overs maximum)||Dismissal||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|MJ Lumb||c †Wade b Fawad Ahmed||43||27||6||1||159.25|
|AD Hales||c Warner b Faulkner||94||61||11||2||154.09|
|LJ Wright||c Johnson b Faulkner||30||18||3||1||166.66|
|EJG Morgan||c Coulter-Nile b Fawad Ahmed||20||11||0||2||181.81|
|JC Buttler†||b Fawad Ahmed||0||1||0||0||0|
|RS Bopara||not out||1||2||0||0||50|
|JE Root||not out||1||1||0||0||100|
|Extras||(lb 5, nb 1)||6|
|Total||(5 wickets; 20 overs)||195||(9.75 runs per over)|
|Did not bat SCJ Broad*, ST Finn, DR Briggs, JW Dernbach|
|Fall of wickets 1-111 (Lumb, 11.2 ov), 2-157 (Wright, 16.2 ov), 3-187 (Hales, 18.6 ov), 4-187 (Buttler, 19.1 ov), 5-194 (Morgan, 19.4 ov)|
|Australia innings (target: 196 runs from 20 overs)||Dismissal||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|DA Warner||c Hales b Dernbach||53||42||5||3||126.19|
|AJ Finch||c Wright b Broad||5||5||1||0||100|
|SR Watson||run out (Morgan)||7||6||1||0||116.66|
|SE Marsh||b Root||13||14||0||1||92.85|
|GJ Bailey*||lbw b Briggs||23||13||1||1||176.92|
|GJ Maxwell||c Lumb b Dernbach||27||16||2||1||168.75|
|MS Wade†||b Briggs||4||4||0||0||100|
|JP Faulkner||c Morgan b Dernbach||5||5||1||0||100|
|MG Johnson||not out||3||5||0||0||60|
|NM Coulter-Nile||c Briggs b Finn||13||6||0||2||216.66|
|Fawad Ahmed||not out||3||5||0||0||60|
|Extras||(lb 4, w 7, nb 1)||12|
|Total||(9 wickets; 20 overs)||168||(8.40 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets 1-8 (Finch, 1.2 ov), 2-15 (Watson, 2.4 ov), 3-82 (Marsh, 9.6 ov), 4-111 (Warner, 12.6 ov), 5-113 (Bailey, 13.4 ov), 6-123 (Wade, 15.1 ov), 7-148 (Maxwell, 17.2 ov), 8-148 (Faulkner, 17.3 ov), 9-162 (Coulter-Nile, 18.5 ov)|
|JW Dernbach||4||0||23||3||5.75||(1nb, 2w)|
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