MANCHESTER-England’s choice to bat first appeared to backfire with the world champions restricted to 231-9 within the second one-day cricket worldwide towards Australia on Sunday. 

Australia is trying to wrap up a collection victory after beating England within the first ODI on Friday, additionally in Manchester. No England batsman reached 50 at Outdated Trafford on Sunday with ODI captain Eoin Morgan (42 runs off 52 balls) and check captain Joe Root (39 off 73) the top-scorers. Each males have been dismissed by leg spinner Adam Zampa who completed with 3-36 off 10 overs. Morgan was out leg earlier than wicket after Australia captain Aaron Finch opted to evaluate the unique not out choice, leaving England on 117-5 within the 29th over.

No. 9 Tom Curran (37 off 39) and No. 10 Adil Rashid, who hit an undefeated 35 off 26 deliveries, got here to England’s rescue on the finish, sharing 76 for the ninth wicket. England’s explosive opener Jason Roy (21) was run out whereas making an attempt a fast single from the non-batting finish after spectacular fielding from Marcus Stoinis. England is at risk of its first ODI dwelling collection defeat since 2015.

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Scorecard

ENGLAND:

JJ Roy run out………………………… 21

JM Bairstow c Carey b Starc…………. 0

JE Root c Finch b Zampa………….. 39

EJG Morgan lbw b Zampa…………. 42

JC Buttler lbw b Cummins…………….. 3

SW Billings b Zampa…………………. 8

CR Woakes c Carey b Hazlewood.. 26

SM Curran c Carey b Starc…………… 1

TK Curran b Marsh…………………… 37

AU Rashid not out…………………… 35

JC Archer not out……………………… 6

EXTRAS: (lb 5, w 8)…………………… 13

TOTAL: (9 wkts, 50 overs)…………. 231

BOWLING: MA Starc 10-1-38-2, JR Hazlewood 10-2-27-1, PJ Cummins 10-3-56-1, MR Marsh 8-1-49-1, MP Stoinis 2-0-20-0, A Zampa 10-0-36-3. 

ENGLAND: DA Warner, AJ Finch, MP Stoinis, M Labuschagne, MR Marsh, AT Carey, GJ Maxwell, PJ Cummins, MA Starc, A Zampa, JR Hazlewood. 

TOSS: England

UMPIRES: M Gough, M Saggers

TV UMPIRE: Richard Illingworth

MATCH REFEREE: Chris Broad