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ENG vs AUS T20 World Cup 2021: England beat Australia by 8 wickets

England beat Australia by eight wickets in their Super 12 Group 1 match of the T20 World Cup.

PTI Reported by: PTI
Dubai Published on: October 31, 2021 14:25 IST
Australian players congratulate England's Jos Buttler during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match.
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Australian players congratulate England's Jos Buttler during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match after England's win, in Dubai, UAE.

England beat Australia by eight wickets in their Super 12 Group 1 match of the T20 World Cup here on Saturday.

England chased down the modest target of 126 with 8.2 overs to spare with Jos Buttler top-scoring with 71 not out while Jason Roy contributed 22.

For Australia, Ashton Agar and Adam Zampa took a wicket each.

Earlier, invited to bat, the Australians suffered a batting collapse with captain Aaron Finch top-scoring with a 49-ball 44 while Ashton Agar contributed 20.

Chris Jordan was the pick of England bowlers with figures of 3/17 while Tymal Mills and Chris Woakes took two wickets each.

Brief Scores:

Australia: 125 all out in 20 overs (Aaron Finch 44; Chris Jordan 3/17, Tymal Mills 2/ 45, Chris Woakes 2/23).

England: 126 for 2 in 11.4 overs (Jos Buttler 71 not out; Ashton Agar 1/15).

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