England reaches 272-5 vs. Australia at Lord’s

LONDON — England reached 272-5 in the first one-day international against Australia at Lord’s on Friday.

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Published: Fri 29 Jun 2012, 8:54 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 8:24 AM

Eoin Morgan hit a swashbuckling 89 not out from 63 balls with four sixes and five fours, while Jonathan Trott hit 54, with three fours from 70 balls.

Clint McKay was the pick of Australia’s bowlers with figures of 1-43.

The tourists won the toss and chose to field but England belied a sluggish start, which saw the players forced off for three separate rain intervals, to set a challenging target.

England

A. Cook c Wade b Cummins 40

I. Bell lbw b Lee 41

J. Trott b Doherty 54

R. Bopara c Clarke b McKay 15

E. Morgan not out 89

C. Kieswetter c Warner b Watson 25

Extras (lb4, w4) 8

Total (5 wkts, 50 overs) 272

Fall of wickets: 1-74 (Bell), 2-89 (Cook), 3-121 (Bopara), 4-189 (Trott), 5-272

Did not bat: T Bresnan, S Broad, G Swann, S Finn, J Anderson

Bowling: Lee 10-1-57-1; McKay 10-1-43-1 (1w); Cummins 10-0-53-1 (1w); Doherty 10-0-50-1 (1w); Watson 10-0-65-1 (1w)

Australia: David Warner, Shane Watson, George Bailey, Michael Clarke (capt), David Hussey, Steven Smith, Matthew Wade (wkt), Brett Lee, Clint McKay, Pat Cummins, Xavier Doherty

Toss: Australia

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

TV umpire: Marais Erasmus (RSA)

Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)



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