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Jos Buttler scored an 83-ball century to take England to 302 following which a collective effort from the bowlers saw them keep Australia down to 286 for six in the chase in the third One-Day International in Sydney to take the series 3-0.
Liam Banks and Will Jacks slammed fine centuries as England completed a massive 282 runs victory over Canada in a Group C match today, a result that ensured Bangladesh also qualified for the Super League at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup.
A collective batting effort from England saw them extend their dominance in the limited overs format as they chased down 271 against Australia in 44.2 overs with four wickets in hand in the second One-Day International in Brisbane to claim a 2-0 lead in the series.
Middle-order batsman Tawhid Hridoy hit a superb century and Afif Hossain produced a fine all-round performance as Bangladesh defeated Canada by 66 runs to notch up their second victory in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 and strengthened their chances of progressing to the Super League stage from Group C.
Jason Roy registered his career-best score of 180 as England chased down 305 in 48.5 overs with five wickets in hand in the first One-Day International against Australia in Melbourne to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
Adil Rashid troubled the middle order with a three-wicket haul while skipper Eoin Morgan scored a fluent unbeaten 81 run knock as England went on to beat Cricket Australia XI by five wickets in the tour game in Sydney.
Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon shared seven wickets between them as Australia bowled out England for 180 runs in the final innings to complete a victory by an innings and 123 runs in the fifth Test in Sydney to take the Ashes series 4-0.
After Usman Khawaja scored 171 runs, it was Shaun and Mitchell Marsh, who propelled Australia's first innings lead to 133 runs with six wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
After Australia managed to bowl out England for 346 runs in their first innings, Usman Khawaja scored an unbeaten 91 run knock to lift the hosts to 193 for two at stumps on day two of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
After Joe Root and Dawid Malan shared a 133 run stand, Australia managed to seize the advantage in the closing stage on day one with two quick wickets with the second new ball to reduce England to 233 for five at stumps in the fifth Test in Sydney.
Heavy and incessant rain played spoilsport at Melbourne Cricket Ground on day four as nearly 43 overs were unbowled after Australia staged a brief comeback to reach 103 for two riding on a valiant partnership between David Warner and Steven Smith.
Alastair Cook continued his masterclass with an unbeaten 244 run knock as England took control of the fourth Test in Melbourne after finishing day three with a score of 491 for nine at stumps thereby stretching their first innings lead to 164 runs over Australia.
After England made a tremendous comeback to dismiss Australia for 327, Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten century to help the visitors knock down 192 runs off the deficit with just two wickets down at stumps on day two of the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced its membership had unanimously approved significant governance reforms – paving the way for the creation of a fully independent Board next year.
Josh Hazlewood completed a five-wicket haul as Australia bowled out England for 218 runs in the final innings on day five and completed an innings victory in the third Test in Perth, thereby winning the Ashes series 3-0 and reclaiming the Urn.
After Australia managed to gain a 259 run first innings lead, the bowlers managed to keep down England to 132 for four before wet weather brought a premature end to day four in the third Test in Perth.
Steven Smith and Mitchell Marsh shared an unbeaten 301 run stand for the fifth wicket as Australia dominated day three and went on to post 549 for four at stumps in the third Test against England in Perth.
Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow shared an unbeaten 174 run stand for the fifth wicket as England made a tremendous comeback to end the opening day of the Perth Test against Australia with a score of 305 for four in the 89 overs possible.