first_imgGlenn Maxwell scored 95 and took 4 for 46 on Sunday to spur Australia to a 112-run win over England in the final of the one-day international tri-series.Maxwell led Australia to 278 for 8 as they batted first after losing the toss, then had the opportunity of a hat-trick as they bowled out England for 166 to boost their preparation for the Cricket World Cup.Mitchell Johnson also had the chance of a hat-trick, dismissing Moeen Ali (26) and England captain Eoin Morgan with consecutive deliveries to finish with 3 for 27 in an explosive return to the Australia team.The one discordant note for Australia was an injury to allrounder James Faulkner. Faulkner scored an unbeaten 50 from 24 balls, completing his half-century with a six from the last ball of the innings, and took 1 for 11 before being forced from the field with a side strain.last_img

All-round Glenn Maxwell powers Australia to emphatic title victory

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *