Published: Sun, February 11, 2018
Sport | By Stuart Potter

David Warner praises 'fearless' Australia after T20 Tri-Series victory against England

David Warner praises 'fearless' Australia after T20 Tri-Series victory against England

Buttler played a key role in England posting 137 for 7 in the allotted 20 overs where the stand-in captain scored 46 off 49.

From there Australia's innings accelerated, as D'Arcy Short compiled a fine 36 not out, with Chris Lynn piling on 31 and Maxwell's fluent knock featuring two maximums, as he became the fourth Australian to pass 1,000 T20 worldwide runs.

Alex Hales, Jason Roy and Dawid Malan were out cheaply as England suffered in the absence of injured captain Eoin Morgan.

Australia's brutal hitting helped them to an emphatic seven-wicket victory over England to secure their place in the Twenty20 tri-series final.

But questions are bound to be raised about Warner's relentless schedule after he lasted just four balls in Melbourne, nicking a ripping David Willey outswinger on two. Buttler batted through to the end, caught by Ashton Agar as he looked to strike a six down the ground, giving Kane Richardson three for 33. When he departed for 39 via a top edge to give Chris Jordan his second wicket, he was replaced by Finch who sealed a dominant performance with back-to-back sixes.

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England skipper Eoin Morgan was absent with a groin injury which presented James Vince with an opportunity to impress in his sixth T20 worldwide appearance at number four. We didn't manage to soak up that early pressure.

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They limped along to 67 for four at the halfway stage of the innings, Morgan's replacement James Vince chipping in with 24 before losing his off stump to a slower ball from Andrew Tye. Billings had been fired out earlier for a deflection behind off the bowling of Stoinis, but his use of England's lone review showed the ball had struck trouser rather than glove.

The right-hander eventually fell to Billy Stanlake with Warner taking the first of two catches at mid-off. Short's impressive summer continued with a measured 36 not out, allowing Maxwell to bring the decadence.

Liam Dawson - 2/10 - Dawson only bowled two overs before being taken off after Australian batsmen attacked the spinner.

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