Australia vs England, 1st ODI: Steve Smith sees Australia over the line
David Warner and Steve Smith partnered up to see Australia to a 6 wicket victory over England in their 1st ODI at the Adelaide Oval.
Australia vs England, 1st ODI, England tour of Australia
Australia 291/4 (46.5 ov)
England 287/9 (50 ov)
Result - Australia won by 6 wickets
Australia won the toss and chose to bowl, proving a good decision as England openers Jason Roy (6) and Philip Salt (14) gone quickly.
Dawid Malan (134) stepped up though, smashing a crucial century to put England back into this one, as wickets tumbled around him.
Pat Cummins (3/62) and Adam Zampa (3/55) made sure things weren't easy at any point.
Jos Buttler (29) and David Willey (34*) added important runs to get England to 287/9.
In response, David Warner (86) and Travis Head (69) smashed England bowlers around the place, putting their stamp on the game.
Steve Smith (80*) joined the fray to add more pressure to England, David Willey (2/51) fought back giving Australia some trouble.
Smith did enough to see them over the line though, Australia making it to a comfortable 6 wicket victory.
England Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Philip Salt - 3.6 ov), 2-20 (Jason Roy - 4.2 ov), 3-31 (James Vince - 7.1 ov), 4-66 (Sam Billings - 13.2 ov), 5-118 (Jos Buttler - 23.1 ov), 6-158 (Liam Dawson - 30.2 ov), 7-199 (Chris Jordan - 36.5 ov), 8-259 (Dawid Malan - 45.2 ov), 9-281 (Luke Wood - 48.5 ov)
Australia Fall of wickets: 1-147 (Travis Head - 19.4 ov), 2-200 (David Warner - 28.3 ov), 3-206 (Marnus Labuschagne - 30.2 ov), 4-244 (Alex Carey - 38.6 ov)
Australia: , David Warner, Travis Head, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (WK), Marcus Stoinis, Cameron Green, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins (C), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa
England: Jason Roy, Philip Salt, Dawid Malan, James Vince, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (WK/C), Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, David Willey, Luke Wood, Olly Stone
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022 03:20
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Toss: Australia won the toss & elected to field
Umpires: Paul Reiffel (Australia) Paul Wilson (Australia)Rod Tucker (Australia TV)
Match Referee: David Boon (Australia)
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