The England tour of Australia is the first series just after the T20 World Cup in 2022. The series consists of three ODIs and three T20Is. In the first match of the series, Australian player Ashton Agar stunned the crowd with an unbelievable boundary save. Ashton Agar standing close to the boundary line saved the boundary.
Australia won the toss and elected to bowl first, sending England to bat. Ashton Agar’s brilliant fielding in the 45th over of England’s innings wowed the cricket world.
David Malan tried to hit a boundary through deep mid-wicket off the last ball of the 45th over by Pat Cummins. Ashton Agar, who was fielding at deep mid-wicket, caught a ball that was going outside the boundary line and threw it inside. This boundary save yielded only one run for England.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) November 17, 2022
England batted first in the match, scoring 287 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 50 overs, with the help of David Malan’s century. Malan was dismissed after scoring 134 runs on 128 balls including 12 fours and four sixes. Australia’s captain Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa each took three wickets.
Chasing 288 runs, Australia chased the target with 4 wickets down in 46.5 overs. The batting excellence of David Warner, Travis Head and Steven Smith helped Australia win the first ODI. Australia now leads the ODl series 1-0.
Match Summery – Australia vs England 1st ODI:
|England – 287-9||50 Overs|
|Dawid Malan – 134(128)
David Willey – 34*(40)
|Adam Zampa – 3/55
Pat Cummins – 3/62
|Australia – 291-4||46.5 Overs|
|David Warner – 86(84)
Steven Smith – 80*(78)
|David Willey – 2/51
Chris Jordan – 1/49
|Man Of The Match: Dawid Malan|