Maxwell Ton Leads Australia To T20 Victory Over England
Australia vs England: Glenn Maxwell’s explosive century, Australia defeated England by 5 wickets in the second T20 match of the tri-series. Maxwell completed his second T20 century with sixes. Maxwell completed not out on 103 runs from 58 balls with 10 fours and 4 sixes. Glenn Maxwell gave Australia to two wins from as many matches in the T20 tri-series, after England wasted a powerful start to their innings having been sent in by the Australia stand.
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Series – England tour of Australia and New Zealand 2017/18
Toss – Australia, elected to field first
Player Of The Match – Glenn Maxwell
Match days – 07 February 2018 – night match (20-over match)
Umpires – Gerard Abood and Simon Fry
TV Umpires Chris Brown
Match Referee Javagal Srinath
Points – Australia 2, England 0 and New Zealand 0
England scored 155 runs for nine wickets in the 20 overs. David Malan scored 50 run on the half-century. In reply, Australia scored 161 runs for the loss of five wickets in 18.3 overs to win the match. Maxwell played not out explosive innings of 103 runs in 58 balls with 10 fours and 4 sixes. Apart from this, Maxwell took three wickets in two overs with, and the all-round performance was the man of the match.
The Australia team started chasing the target was not good at the start. David Wiley sent the pavilion to David Warner (04) and Chris Lynn (00) within three balls in the first over. Maxwell, with Darcy Short (30), shared the innings with a 78-run partnership for the third wicket and then teamed up with Alex Carey not out 05 runs to win the match. Maxwell endured a roller-coaster innings marked by a contentious decision, when he was on 59 runs, after Jason Roy claimed a catch at long-off. Roy’s diving effort was given out on the soft signal but was overturned on replays by the third umpire. Maxwell was not out, Wiley took three wickets for 28 runs.
After being well positioned at 94-2 in the 10th over, England hugely lost 7 wickets for 43 runs as Australia wrestled back control through cunning quick Andrew Tye along with spinners Agar (2-15) and Maxwell (3-10).
England’s batsmen faced difficulties in front of Australian spinners Maxwell and Ashton Eger and the team failed to score big scores. David Malan scored 50 runs in 36 balls with the help of five fours and two sixes. Alex Hales (22) and Captain Eoin Morgan (22) did not convert their innings into big. The team lost their last six wickets just 33 runs. Maxwell then gave victory to the Australia team on his excellent innings.
— cricket.com.au (@CricketAus) February 8, 2018
Australia vs England Match Result
2nd Match (N), Twenty20 Tri Series at Hobart, Feb 7 2018
England 155/9 (20 over)
Australia 161/5 (18.3/20 over)
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Match Report Card
- Power play: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 60 runs, 1 wicket)
- England: 50 runs in 4.6 overs (30 balls), Extras 1
- Over 10.3: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire – GA Abood, Batsman – DJ Malan (Struck down)
- England: 100 runs in 10.6 overs (66 balls), Extras 3
- DJ Malan: 50 off 34 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
- England: 150 runs in 19.6 overs (120 balls), Extras 6
- Innings Break: England – 155/9 in 20.0 overs (CJ Jordan 16, MA Wood 5)
- Powerplay: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 59 runs, 2 wickets)
- Australia: 50 runs in 5.3 overs (33 balls), Extras 1
- 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 29 balls (DJM Short 28, GJ Maxwell 21, Ex 1)
- Over 5.6: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire – GA Abood, Batsman – DJM Short (Struck down)
- GJ Maxwell: 50 off 30 balls (5 x 4, 3 x 6)
- Australia: 100 runs in 12.1 overs (73 balls), Extras 2
- Australia: 150 runs in 17.5 overs (107 balls), Extras 7
- GJ Maxwell: 100 off 58 balls (10 x 4, 4 x 6)