England beat Australia by six wickets, lead ODI series 4-0

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Eoin Morgan is hoping England can sustain the new level of intensity which has put them on course for an unprecedented 5-0 one-day worldwide whitewash of Australia.

Brief scores Australia 310-8, 50 overs (S Marsh 101, A Finch 100, T Head 63; D Willey 4-43) England 314-4, 44.4 overs (J Roy 101, J Bairstow 79, J Buttler 54 no) Result: England won by six wickets Series: England lead five-match series 4-0.

England set a new one-day worldwide world record total of 481/6 as they thrashed Australia by 242 runs at Trent Bridge on Tuesday.

In the 3rd ODI between Australia and local team England which took place in 19th JUne, 2018 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham England made a record of highest runs in ODI.

Ashton Agar was promoted to No. 5 in search of some quick runs but found it hard to cut loose against the disciplined England attack.

The loss meant Australia slumped to No.6 on the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings - their lowest since 1984 - and conceded their fourth consecutive bilateral ODI series.

England: They have beaten the Aussies eight out of the last nine ODIs they have played against them.

In the short term, England are concerned about the dangers of over-bowling their regular ODI pacemen Mark Wood, David Willey and Liam Plunkett.

It was an impressive statement of intent by England who, since the debacle of their 2015 World Cup campaign, have risen to the top of the global ODI rankings ahead of hosting next year's edition, when they will try to win their first global 50-over title.

England scored 76 runs in their first power play with Roy fetching a 36 ball fifty in the innings.

"You wouldn't want to be any of the bowlers at the World Cup next year, knowing you'll be faced by those two".

David Willey was denied a hat-trick but still claimed three wickets in five balls in the 48th over of Australia's innings as he proved what a good death bowler he is.

If Australia had any reason to be optimistic between innings, the illusion was brutally short-lived. Then, the visitors' deflated batsmen never really managed to replicate their English counterparts, and they went down by a whopping 242 runs.

No firm decision on the make-up of the team is likely to be made until Thursday morning, but Eoin Morgan, the England captain, indicated after the match on Tuesday that England were inclined to pick the same batting line-up. "Manchester presents a different challenge and different conditions so hopefully we adapt well again".

Morgan said: "We didn't take wickets, which is an area we hope to improve, but we certainly controlled the run-rate". We got ourselves into a good position and failed to capitalise in the last 10.

"I think we've still got to stick to our strengths, but just find a way to stay in the contest for longer", Finch added, after Australia's 15th defeat in 17 completed ODIs.

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