England all-rounder Chris Woakes performed all-round in the first innings against Australia. He first gave success to David Warner by getting caught by the wicketkeeper for just 1 run.
After this, he took the best catch of Chris Jordan at mid on. This catch was highly praised on social media. After this, he dismissed Australia’s most dangerous batsman Glenn Maxwell for 5 runs. Chris Woakes took 4 wickets for 23 runs in 4 overs. If seen, it was Chris Woakes who made the match for England.
Australia 15-3… Great catch from Chris Woakes… and Steve Smith can watch the rest of the game from the sidelines… and brilliant Woakes took the other 2 wickets too. #ENGvAUS #T20WorldCup21 pic.twitter.com/avXvZalWiJ
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Previous runners-up England bowled brilliantly to handle arch-rivals Australia for 125 runs in 20 overs in their Group I match of the ICC T20 World Cup on Saturday. Australia jointly scored their second lowest.
England won the toss and decided to bowl first. Australia’s innings faltered from the beginning and they lost their four wickets for 21 runs. Captain Aaron Finch struggled one-sidedly, scoring 44 runs in 49 balls with the help of four fours and became the victim of Chris Jordan in the first ball of the 19th over. Finch added 30 runs for the fifth wicket with wicketkeeper Matthew Wade. He then added 45 runs for the sixth wicket with Ashton Agar. Wade hit two fours in 18 off 18 balls while Agar hit two sixes in 20 off 20 balls.
Pat Cummins scored 12 runs in just three balls hitting two consecutive sixes. Mitchell Starc scored 13 runs in six balls with the help of a four and a six and was dismissed in the last ball of the innings. Chris Jordan took three wickets for 17 runs, Chris Woakes took two wickets for 23 runs and Tymal Mills from England took two wickets for 45 runs.