World champion out of World Cup, 5-time champion Australia defeated England by 33 runs

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Due to the brilliant performance of the bowlers led by leg spinner Adam Zampa, Australia on Saturday defeated its arch rival and last time champion England by 33 runs and eliminated them from the World Cup. And also boosted their hopes of reaching the semi-finals.

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Australia’s batsmen could not convert a good start into a big score and their team was out for 286 runs in 49.3 overs. This score also became like a mountain for England, which has consistently performed poorly in this tournament and its team was out after scoring 253 runs in 48.1 overs.

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This is Australia’s fifth win in seven matches, taking it to 10 points and strengthening its position at number three. This is England’s sixth defeat in seven matches, due to which their faint hopes of reaching the semi-finals have also ended. Marnus Labuschagne (71 runs off 83 balls) made a partnership of 75 runs for the third wicket with Steve Smith (44 off 52 balls) and 61 runs for the fifth wicket with Cameron Green (47 off 52 balls) to save Australia from the initial shocks. Tried to save.

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In the lower order, Marcus Stoinis (35 off 32 balls) and Adam Zampa (29 off 19 balls) made useful contributions. For England, Chris Woakes took four wickets for 54 runs. Apart from him, Adil Rashid and Mark Wood took two wickets each. But England’s batsmen could not get going again. Ben Stokes (64 off 90 balls, two fours, three sixes) made a partnership of 84 runs with Dawid Malan (50 off 64 balls) for the third wicket and 61 runs with Moeen Ali (42 off 43 balls) for the fifth wicket. . Woakes (32) and Rashid (20) could only reduce the margin of defeat.

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Adam Zampa took three wickets for 21 runs in 10 overs. Captain Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood took two wickets each. Starc got Jonny Bairstow caught behind the wicket on the first ball of the innings. Australia lost the review on LBW appeal against Joe Root in the same over. However, the review of Starc’s catch taken at the behest of Labuschagne in the third over went in Australia’s favor and Root had to return to the pavilion after scoring 13 runs.

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After this, Malan and Stokes presented a good example of alertness and aggression and took the team’s score beyond 100 runs in 22 overs. However, Malan was caught at long leg immediately after completing his half-century. He hit four fours and one six in his innings.

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Captain Jos Buttler (01) could not walk again and returned to the pavilion after waving Zampa’s ball in the air. With this the score became 106 runs for four wickets. Stokes crossed the mark of 50 runs in 74 balls by hitting the second six of his innings. However, Zampa soon put an end to his aggression while Cummins made Liam Livingstone (02) his second victim. Zampa also ended England’s hopes by getting Moeen caught at deep mid-wicket.

Australia vs England

Earlier, England won the toss and put Australia to bat and then Woakes proved captain Jos Buttler’s decision right by sending both openers Travis Head (11) and David Warner (15) to the pavilion within the first six overs. The timing of both these batsmen was not correct and the ball took the outer edge of their bat and was caught.

Australia vs England

Labuschagne and Smith batted cautiously and focused on rotating the strike without playing any risky shots. When the partnership between these two was becoming a headache for England, then Butler launched a spin attack from both ends. This time leg spinner Rashid did not disappoint his captain by dismissing Smith and Josh English (03) in consecutive overs. Both of them caught Moeen Ali at short third man.

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Labuschagne reached 50 runs in 63 balls, which is his tenth half-century in ODIs. When he was scoring runs with ease, Wood gave a big success to England by LBWing him out. Labuschagne hit seven fours in his innings.

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Now the responsibility rested on two all-rounders Green and Stoinis. Both of them were setting the stage for the death overs, but then David Willey did not allow Green to complete his half-century by shaking his leg stump. After hitting a six and a four on Liam Livingstone, Stoinis played another big shot which Bairstow beautifully converted into a catch at deep midwicket.

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Zampa made a useful partnership of 38 runs with Starc (10) for the ninth wicket. Woakes did not allow Australia to reach 300 runs by dismissing both of them in the last over of the innings.

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