SOUTHAMPTON, England: Australia gained a comfort victory within the ultimate match of its Twenty20 collection in opposition to England on Tuesday to regain high spot within the format’s world rankings on the expense of its fierce rival.
Australia chased down its goal of 146 with three balls to spare for a five-wicket victory on the empty Rose Bowl, with Mitch Marsh hitting the successful run to complete unbeaten on 39.
England received the collection 2-1 however wanted to brush it to stay high of the T20 rankings.
Jonny Bairstow overcame a sluggish begin to smash a 44-ball 55 containing three fours and three sixes and lead England to 145-6.
The Australians slumped from 70-1 to 100-5, however Marsh and Ashton Agar (16) placed on 46 to see them residence.
England was lacking star batsman Jos Buttler, whereas Australia rested paceman Pat Cummins and opener David Warner.
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