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Arjun Nair aced the levitation act after sniping out two Sydney Sixers wickets

BBL 2017-18

Arjun Nair suspended for suspect action

At the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane, Nair bowled with an action "markedly different" from the one he used in the BBL match, which incurred an automatic ban for 90 days

Alex Hales notched a half-century

Australia v England, 2nd ODI, Brisbane

All-round Root stars as England take 2-0 lead

England's spinners - including Joe Root - played a starring role to help set-up victory before half-centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales launched the chase

Mark Wood bounced out David Warner at the MCG

Australia v England, 2nd ODI, Brisbane

'Off-guard' Australia spurred by MCG - Warner

David Warner also echoed the comments of captain Steven Smith who said England were setting the style to follow in one-day cricket although Jonny Bairstow added it was easier said than done to copy

Nathan Lyon bowled an economical spell for three wickets

Australia news

Lyon bids for World Cup spinner's berth

A match haul of 3 for 18 in the Big Bash on Tuesday was a reminder that the Australia offspinner can be valuable in limited-overs cricket as well

Nathan Lyon bowled an economical spell for three wickets

Melbourne Stars v Sydney Sixers, BBL 2017-18, MCG

Lyon and Maddinson hand Stars a thrashing

The offspinner claimed three wickets while the opener smashed a 23-ball fifty to put the Melbourne Stars out of contention for the semi-finals

Moeen Ali claimed an impressive 2 for 28 from 10 overs

England in Australia 2017-18

Format switch helps revive Moeen

After losing confidence during the Ashes, Moeen Ali has found some release with England's return to their freewheeling one-day cricket

Steven Smith walks back after being dismissed early

Australia v England, 1st ODI, Melbourne

England set new ODI batting bar - Smith

The Australia captain believes his team needs to learn from the way Eoin Morgan's men bat without fear

Jason Roy raised his fourth ODI hundred

Australia v England, 1st ODI, Melbourne

'It's been a while coming' - Roy

Jason Roy hailed the strength of England's ODI batting after he completed a stunning return to form following a difficult 2017 with a "special" innings at the MCG