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World Cup 2019, England vs Australia Highlights: Australia beat England to reach semifinals

World Cup 2019, England vs Australia Highlights: Jason Behrendorff finished with 5/44 as Australia thrashed arch-rivals England by 64 runs at Lord's to reach the semifinals of the ICC World Cup 2019.

World Cup 2019, England vs Australia Highlights: Australia beat England by 64 runs

World Cup 2019, England vs Australia (Eng vs Aus) Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: Jason Behrendorff finished with 5/44 as Australia thrashed arch-rivals England by 64 runs at Lord’s to reach the semifinals of the ICC World Cup 2019. After Aaron Finch’s century guided Australia to 285/7, Behrendorff wreaked havoc and bundled out the hosts for 221 denting their chance for the semifinals. Mitchell Starc also chipped with 4/43. With three defeats in seven matches, England now have to win the remaining matches to qualify for the semis, provided other results also favour them. For England, Ben Stokes remained the top scorer making 89 off 115 deliveries.

Earlier, disciplined show by English bowlers in death overs restricted Australia to 285 despite a 123-run stand for the first wicket between Aaron Finch and David Warner. Finch slammed his second century fo the tournament but got out just after reaching the triple figure which triggered the Australian collapse. Steve Smith and Alex Carey chipped in with some decent contributions but Australia, who were at one point of time looking to touch somewhere between 320-35, were restricted under 300. For England, Chris Woakes finished with 2/46 while Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Ben Stokes, and Moeen Ali claimed a wicket each.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019Lord's, London 17 July 2019

England 221 (44.4)

vs

Australia 285/7 (50.0)

Match Ended ( Day - Match 32 ) Australia beat England by 64 runs

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World Cup 2019, England vs Australia Highlights:

Australia win by 64 runs

VICTORY! Australia beat England by 64 runs and become the first team to qualify for the semi-finals. Jason Behrendorff picks up five wickets while #Starc gets a four-fer. The so much talked about English batting line-up failed to chase 232 in their last game and now have failed to overhaul 286 in this one

Relay catch

WICKET! A great relay catch by Maxwell and Finch leads Woakes back to the pavilion ENG-202/8 in 39.3 ovs, need 84 runs in 51 balls

Edge & taken!

Moeen Ali is gone for 6. Behrendorff picks up his 3rd wicket of the innings. England are collapsing - ENG-189/7 in 39.3 ovs, need 97 runs in 63 balls

CASTLED

Sensational Starc strikes again! This time with an 145kph inswinging yorker that gets rid of Ben Stokes for 89! Stokes fails to get his bat down in time and the off pole is hit. Starc is pumped up. A brilliant innings by Stokes comes to an end but England wanted him to last longer. 109 needed from 78. ENG- 177/6 in 37 ovs

A welcome boundary for England!

FOUR! England would hope this gets Woakes going. Fuller and on the pads, Woakes works it through wide long on for a boundary. 150 up for England. ENG- 158/5 after 34.2

England lose half their side

It was a nothing delivery from Stoinis and Buttler connects it well to the deep backward square but Usman Khawaja runs across to his right and takes a wonderful catch. Australia get the breakthrough! ENG- 124/5 in 27.2 ovs

FIFTY FOR STOKES

What a tournament he is having-

Leading edge

BUT FOUR! This was tossed up on middle, it holds onto the wicket. Stokes closes the face of the bat early, it goes off the leading edge above the bowler's hand and through mid on for a boundary. A fortunate boundary but England won't care how they come as long as they come. ENG- 112/4 in 25.4 ovs

Stokes and Buttler do damage control

Chasing 286, England are 91/4 in 20 overs with Ben Stokes 35 (51) and Jos Buttler14 (12) building their innings. Both have had 38-run partnership as 34 runs have come in last five overs without losing any wicket.

England in deep trouble!

Behrendorff to Bairstow, OUT, Bairstow holes out to deep midwicket! That's a flaccid finish to a fighting knock, climbing into the pull but beaten once again by the extra bounce from the lanky Behrendorff! Cummins is lurking back on the rope and England are ever deeper in the soup! Bairstow goes for 27 runs off  39 balls. England 53/4 in 13.5 overs.

England 44/3 in 11 overs

Chasing a target of 286, England's Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow are taking their time at the middle after three of their wickets have already fallen. Bairstow is on 25 (33) and Stokes 4 (15 ). Aussies are 44/3 after 11 overs. 

Eoin Morgan goes!

Eoin Morgan falls in trap of Mitchell Starc's short ball as he climbs into the pull but that's a top-edge! Cummins steadies himself inside the fine-leg rope, and this innings is in tatters now!
England 26/3 in 5.5 overs.

Joe Root departs!

Mitchell Starc to Joe Root, OUT, there's the inswinger again! Pace, length, inswing, it's a stunning triple whammy, and though Root thinks of the review, he knows it is utterly plumb! England 15/2 in 3.3 overs.

Behrendorff strikes for Australia on 2nd ball!

Behrendorff to Vince, OUT, massive inswinger and Vince has been castled! Shades of Starc to Brendon McCullum in the World Cup final 2015, and huge jubilation! England 0/1 in 0.2 overs. 

Jofra tops the table with 16 wickets!

Jofra Archer is now the standalone leading wicket taker at World Cup 2019 leaving Mitchell Starc and Mohammad Amir behind.

Aaron Finch says:

"It would have been nice to go on with it. It's never ideal to get a hundred and then get out. There's still enough in the wicket though. That's a pretty good score. It wasn't the easiest wicket to start on, the ball was seaming. We were conscious to try and get through that with as little damage as possible and we were able to do that. We got ourselves into a decent position. We could have got a few more runs."

Australia are 50 runs short?

Alex Carey's late flourish gives Australia something to bowl at. They made a mess of an outstanding start. Aaron Finch and David Warner were superb up front on a difficult pitch but neither could kick on to a big score. Finch got out for exactly 100. Warner made 53 and then the side fell away from there.

England restrict Australia for 285/7

With a brilliant bowling effort by England bowlers, they managed to restrict Aussies for just 285 despite a ton from Aaron Finch and half-century from Warner. England need 286 to win this match at Lord's.

Fumble stuns Australia!

Australian batsmen Steve Smith and Marcus Stoinis have had an awful mix-up. Watch-

Steve Smith falls for 38

Aussies who were marching towards a 350 total, have succumbed to England's brilliant death overs bowling effort. Steve Smith also fell for 38 leaving Australia in tatters at 252/6 in 46 overs.

Smith-Stonis fumbled!

In a strange mixup between Steve Smith and Marcus Stonis, England got a much needed wicket of Stonis. Adil Rashid to Smith, out Stoinis Run Out!! 1 run completed. Stoinis keeps running, and he joins Smith at the non-striker's end who wasn't interested in the second run. Easy run-out. Stoinis run out. Australia 228/5 in 42 overs.

Mark Wood sends Maxwell back

Mark Wood to Maxwell and caught by Jos Buttler!! Gone! That has been Maxi's story right through the tournament. Starts off in a blaze and then throws it away. Wood gets a wicket and he's delighted. England slowly clawing their way back into the game. Maxwell 12 off 8 balls. Australia 213/4 in 38.2 overs.

Maxwell sends it for maximum!

Jofra Archer to Glenn Maxwell and he launched over wide long on! Goodness what a shot! Full in the slot, he just teed off, smoking this 97m over wide long on and into the crowd! 12 came off the over. Australia 213/3.

Aaron Finch hits tons, departs!

Aussie skipper Aaron Finch smashed another ton in the World Cup, this time against England at Lords. Having finished 100 off 115 balls, Finch got out. Austrailia are 185/3 in 35.3 overs.

Ben Stokes strikes for England

Usman Khwaja bowled out by Ben Stokes for 23 off 29 balls. 90mph from Stokes, right into the blockhole, and Khawaja was simply beaten for pace as this shaped back in as he wafted rather loosely across the line. A vital incision to end a burgeoning stand. Australia 173/2 in 32.2 overs

Australia 162/1 in 30 overs

With skipper Aaron Finch 85 (95) and Usman Khwaja 19 (24) on the crease, Australia are 162/1 in 30 overs. Now with 9 wickets in hand, Aussies will look to accelerate the run rate in coming 20 overs. 

SIX!

Moeen Ali tosses this up, tempts Finch to take on him. Aaron obliges, he lofts it over the long on fence for a biggie. Spoils the over completely.

WICKET

WICKET! Moeen Ali provides England the much-needed breakthrough as he claims the first wicket for the hosts. David Warner is caught by Root at backward point, departs for 53 off 61 balls

Half century for Warner

And the leading run-scorer of the World Cup brings up fifty of his own. Warner joins Finch as the opener completes his 20th half-century off 52 balls. 

Finch on fire!

The captain completes half-century off 61 balls which includes nine boundaries as Australia cross 100 after 18 overs. Finch has now made it past fifty FIVE times.

Finch - Warner opening partnerships this World Cup

96 v Afg Bristol
15 v WI Nottingham
61 v Ind Oval
146 v Pak Taunton
80 v SL Oval
121 v Ban Nottingham
100* v Eng Lord's

Drinks

Cricket fraternity praise the Australian openers

50-run partnership

Aaron Finch and David Warner come up with a 50-run opening partnership in 12 overs. 

End of powerplay

Australia are 44/0 at the end of powerplay at Lord's

AUS desperate for a wicket

Eight overs in, the England bowlers have created a few chances, but they haven't had a wicket yet. Australia are 35/0.

Review!

REVIEW! The umpire's call is withheld after an lbw appeal against Finch is turned down. The Australian captain was struck high on the pads, was only going to clip the top of leg-stump. England retain their review.

Warner, Finch give Australia a decent start with consistent boundaries. The defending champions are 23/0 after five overs

Beauty by Woakes

Woakes gets on a good length, Warner caught on leg stump and goes fishing with his hands away from his body. Play and a miss.

FOUR

Wasting no time, skipper Aaron Finch gets to business! He slams a boundary in the second ball itself off Woakes. Australia end the first over with seven runs

Match underway

Finch and Warner open for Australia. Woakes with the attack as match underway at Lord's.

Teams:

England (From): James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson

Australia (From): David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon

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