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    As it happened: Australia vs England, 2nd T20

    Australia batsman Cameron White in action during his blistering half-century at the MCG.

    Australia batsman Cameron White in action during his blistering half-century at the MCG. (Getty Images)

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    England have won the toss and opted to bat in the second Twenty 20. The first T20 at Hobart was an absolute thriller, which went Australia's way.

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    Teams:

    Australia (Playing XI): Cameron White, Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell, George Bailey(c), Brad Hodge, Chris Lynn, Matthew Wade(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, James Muirhead

    ALSO SEE James Faulkner out of England T20s

    England (Playing XI): Michael Lumb, Alex Hales, Luke Wright, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler(w), Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad(c), Jade Dernbach, James Tredwell

    Commentary (Australia 1st Innings)

    That is all from us then! Do join us again for the last game of this long, enduring tour in Sydney at the SCG on Sunday, the 2nd of February. Till then, it's cheers and goodbye!

    JOSH HAZLEWOOD, for his maiden four-fer is declared the Man of the Match.

    England were miserable with the bat and fared even worse with the ball. The last T20I is one final hurdle before their suffering ends on this horrific tour Down Under.

    Australia made light work of the chase with White and Finch blazing away at the top. After a quick couple of wickets, in walked George Bailey who looked like a man on a mission and destroyed the English attack, finishing the game inside 15 overs.

    What a terrific performance from the Aussies as they romp home to another comfortable win. The result of course means that Australia have pocketed the T20I series (2-0) as well and England will have to go back empty-handed despite a game in hand, which is effectively a dead rubber.

    14.5 J Tredwell to G Bailey, FOUR! All over! Bailey finishes it off in style! Full toss on middle and leg, Bailey sits down and sweeps it into the square leg fence and AUSTRALIA WIN BY 8 WICKETS. 131/2

    14.4 J Tredwell to G Bailey, FOUR! What a shot! Bailey runs down the track, he is nowhere near the pitch of the ball but adjusts brilliantly and drives it through covers for a lovely boundary, just 4 needed now. 127/2

    14.3 J Tredwell to C White, Comes down the track again and works it to short fine leg for as single. 123/2

    14.2 J Tredwell to C White, FOUR! Magnificent! Chips down the track and just whips it wide of deep mid-wicket, into the longer part of the boundary. 122/2

    14.1 J Tredwell to C White, Goes back deep in his crease and plays it with soft hands to point. 118/2

    13.6 R Bopara to C White, The batsman works it down the leg side. They pick up a single. 118/2

    13.5 R Bopara to C White, On middle, turned to mid-wicket. 117/2

    13.4 R Bopara to G Bailey, Full on off, punched down the ground to long off for a single. 117/2

    13.3 R Bopara to G Bailey, Dropped! Just goes from bad to worse from England! Bailey chips it back to Bopara who puts down a sitter. 116/2

    2nd T20I fifty for Bailey.

    13.2 R Bopara to G Bailey, FOUR! Carved! Short outside off, Bailey cuts it powerfully through backward point. 116/2

    13.1 R Bopara to C White, On the pads, eased away through square leg for a single. 112/2

    12.6 J Tredwell to C White, Floated on middle, White plays it through mid on for a single. 111/2

    12.5 J Tredwell to G Bailey, Flatter on leg, Bailey works it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 110/2

    12.4 J Tredwell to G Bailey, SIX! BOOM! Flatter on middle, Bailey lofts it high and over long on for a maximum. Bailey has raced away to 46! 109/2

    5th T20I fifty for Cameron White!

    12.3 J Tredwell to C White, FIFTY! Floated on middle, White turns it to the leg side for a single to bring up a well made fifty. 103/2

    12.2 J Tredwell to G Bailey, Fuller on middle, swept to square leg for a single. 102/2

    12.1 J Tredwell to C White, Floated on off, turned down to mid-wicket for a single. 101/2

    11.6 J Dernbach to G Bailey, FOUR! Lovely! Fuller on middle and leg, Bailey makes room and creams it past the diving mid off fielder for a boundary. Brilliant batting, Bailey! 18 runs off the over. 100/2

    11.5 J Dernbach to G Bailey, FOUR! Bang! Shorter on middle, Bailey smacks it through mid-wicket for a boundary. 96/2

    11.4 J Dernbach to G Bailey, Good length outside off, played to point. 92/2

    11.3 J Dernbach to G Bailey, FOUR! Shot! Shorter in length on off, Bailey gets on top of this and pummels it through mid-wicket for a powerful boundary. 92/2

    11.2 J Dernbach to G Bailey, Good length on off, Bailey defends it. 88/2

    11.1 J Dernbach to G Bailey, SIX! HUGE! Fuller outside off, Bailey gets under it and lofts it over long on for a huge maximum. That ball really kept going! 88/2

    Dernbach back to bowl.

    10.6 S Broad to C White, Good length on off, White defends it. 82/2

    10.5 S Broad to G Bailey, Shorter in length on off, Bailey looks to duck at first, but then pulls it instinctively down to square leg for a run. 82/2

    10.4 S Broad to G Bailey, Fuller outside off, driven to mid off. 81/2

    10.3 S Broad to G Bailey, FOUR! Top edge! Shortish outside off, Bailey goes for the pull, he gets a top edge over the keeper's head for a boundary. 81/2

    10.2 S Broad to G Bailey, Shorter in length outside off, Bailey fails to work it down to third man. 77/2

    10.1 S Broad to C White, Good length outside off, tapped to point for a quick single. Moves on to 48! 77/2

    Broad back on to bowl.

    9.6 R Bopara to C White, Fullish on leg, driven to mid on by White. 76/2

    9.5 R Bopara to C White, Shortish outside off, White fails to connect his bat to ball. 75/2

    9.4 R Bopara to G Bailey, Good length outside off, dabbed down to third man for a single. 75/2

    9.3 R Bopara to C White, Good length on middle, pulled to mid-wicket for a single. 74/2

    9.2 R Bopara to G Bailey, On middle and leg, turned towards mid-wicket for a single. 73/2

    9.1 R Bopara to C White, Fuller on leg, White plays it to mid on for a run. 72/2

    Ravi Bopara comes into the attack.

    8.6 J Tredwell to G Bailey, Flatter on off, Bailey comes down to repeat the shot, ends up tapping it to covers and takes a single. They take the second on an overthrow. 71/2

    8.5 J Tredwell to G Bailey, SIX! Going, going, gone! Floated on middle, Bailey walks down the track in flow and lofts it over mid on for a huge maximum. 69/2

    8.4 J Tredwell to G Bailey, Shorter on middle, Bailey plays it to mid-wicket. 63/2

    8.3 J Tredwell to C White, Landed on middle, turned to mid-wicket for a single. 63/2

    8.2 J Tredwell to C White, Floated on off, White defends it. 62/2

    8.1 J Tredwell to C White, Flatter outside off, dabbed down to point. 62/2

    7.6 Tim Bresnan to G Bailey, Fuller outside off, Bailey heaves it over mid off for a couple of runs. 62/2

    7.6 Tim Bresnan to G Bailey, Bouncer! Wide! Shorter on middle, Bailey gets out of the line of it. The umpire wides him. 60/2

    7.5 Tim Bresnan to G Bailey, Drifts it on the pads, worked down to long leg for a double. 59/2

    7.4 Tim Bresnan to G Bailey, Shorter outside off, dabbed down to point of the crease. 57/2

    7.3 Tim Bresnan to G Bailey, On middle, Bailey turns it towards the leg side for a couple. 57/2

    7.2 Tim Bresnan to G Bailey, Fuller on off, Bailey plays it back to the bowler. 55/2

    7.1 Tim Bresnan to C White, Shorter outside off, White pulls it through to mid-wicket for a single. 55/2

    6.6 J Tredwell to C White, Flatter on leg, nudged to the leg side for a single. 54/2

    George Bailey walks in to bat.

    6.5 J Tredwell to G Maxwell, OUT! The Big Show gone! Flatter on middle, Maxwell waits and looks to hit it over square leg for a maximum. He does not connect well, Bresnan runs across and takes a good running catch to his right. England celebrate the wicket. 53/2

    6.4 J Tredwell to G Maxwell, Shorter on off, Maxwell plays it to covers off the back foot. 53/1

    6.3 J Tredwell to C White, Loopy on off, White walks across and turns it to square leg for a single. 53/1

    6.2 J Tredwell to G Maxwell, Landed on middle, Maxwell comes down the track and turns it towards square leg for a single. 52/1

    6.1 J Tredwell to C White, Floated on middle, White reverse sweeps it to third man for a single. 51/1

    James Tredwell into the attack.

    5.6 Tim Bresnan to C White, Shortish on middle, White turns it to the on side for a run. 50/1

    5.5 Tim Bresnan to C White, Good length on off, White defends it off the crease. 49/1

    5.4 Tim Bresnan to C White, Beaten! Good length outside off, White is beaten as he looks to play at it. 49/1

    5.3 Tim Bresnan to G Maxwell, Shorter in length on middle, Maxwell top edges his pull to the vacant mid-wicket region for a single to get off the mark. 49/1

    Maxwell backs away at the last moment as Bresnan bowls. There are few toys rolling on the sight screen. The toys are cleared, we're ready to continue.

    5.2 Tim Bresnan to G Maxwell, Good length outside off, Maxwell defends it off his front foot. 48/1

    Glenn Maxwell walks in to bat.

    5.1 Tim Bresnan to A Finch, OUT! Finch dismissed! Good length outside off, comes in a bit, Finch is struck on his pads as he jumps up to defend. The players appeal and the umpire rules him out. First blood for England! Finch walks off disappointed. 48/1

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