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England vs Australia, 1st T20: as it happened

Cricketnext Staff,Cricketnext
Aug 30, 2013 at 02:47am IST

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Joe Root remained unbeaten on 90 as England failed 39 runs short of Australia's score of 248.

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England vs Australia, 1st T20: as it happened

Joe Root's unbeaten 90 went in vain as England failed short by 39 runs after Aaron Finch 156 powered Australia to a big total of 248.


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Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Shaun Marsh, George Bailey (c), Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade (wk), Mitchell Johnson, James Faulkner, Josh Hazlewood, Fawad Ahmed

England: Alex Hales, Michael Lumb, Luke Wright, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Jos Buttler (wk), Stuart Broad (c), Steven Finn, Danny Briggs, Jade Dernbach


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