England flatten Australia and clinch ODI series on record-breaking day

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• England 481 for six; Australia 239 all out in 37 overs
• Eoin Morgan’s side break their own ODI record total by 37 runs

The pitch may have been flat and the opposition bereft but Eoin Morgan’s one-day wonders hit a new high at Trent Bridgeon Wednesday, inflicting a world record 481 for six on Australia’s hapless bowlers en route to a crushing, series-sealing victory.

Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales bludgeoned scores of 139 and 147 respectively as the home side roared past the 444 for three made against Pakistan here two years ago – the previous best by a men’s team in 50-over cricket – with Jason Roy striking 82 from opener and Morgan cracking a rapid 67 from No 5.

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Written by Ali Martin at Trent Bridge
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/19/england-australia-one-day-international-match-report under the title “England flatten Australia and clinch ODI series on record-breaking day”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.