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Australia vs England, 3rd T20I: Match abandoned due to weather

Chris Woakes proved vital in England's victory
Chris Woakes proved vital in England's victory

The 3rd T20I between Australia and England was unfortunately abandoned due to weather today at the Manuka Oval, Canberra.

Match Summary

Australia vs England, 3rd T20I, England tour of Australia

Australia 30/3 (3.5 ov)

England 112/2 (12 ov)

Result - Match abandoned


Australia won the toss and elected to bowl, Alex Hales gone for a duck at the hands of Josh Hazlewood (1/36).

England's other opener Jos Buttler (65*) scored a crucial half century to put them in good stead before the rain hit.

Dawid Malan (23) and Ben Stokes (17*) added some runs, as they went in 112/2 (12 ov) after rain affected play.

In response Australia struggled, Chris Woakes (3/4) skittling their openers - Aaron Finch and Mitchell Marsh both gone for 0.

Eventually, unfortunately, the weather was too much and the match was abandoned.

Match Stats

England Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Alex Hales - 1.2 ov), 2-63 (Dawid Malan - 7.5 ov)

Australia Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Aaron Finch - 0.1 ov), 2-0 (Mitchell Marsh - 0.2 ov), 3-17 (Glenn Maxwell - 2.5 ov)

Playing XI

Australia: Aaron Finch (C), Steven Smith, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade (WK), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.

England: Jos Buttler (WK/C), Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley, Mark Wood, David Willey.

Match Details

Date: 14th October, 08:10:00

Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Toss: Australia won the toss & elected to field

Officials: Umpires: Donovan Koch (Australia), Sam Nogajski (Australia), Phillip Gillespie (Australia TV)

Match Referee: David Boon (Australia)

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