Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
Scorer: Venkat Raghav | Commentator: Nikhil Kalro
This is the first instance of Australia losing first 3 matches of an ODI series at home and 6th overall.
No. of sixes hit by Buttler in the last 5 overs in ODIs (46th to 50th) since 2013 - the most by any batsman. AB de Villiers is next with 37. Buttler strikes at 194.01 in last 5 overs in this period.
Number of ODIs for Root, including this match. He's the 21st player to appear in 100 or more ODIs for England and no one had as many runs as Root at that point.
Win-loss record of teams winning the toss at SCG in last 8 ODIs. Australia have won each of their last 5 ODIs when they won the toss at this venue.
The chairman of selectors wants Steven Smith at No. 4, more power-hitters and bowlers with sharper, short-form skills
Inspiration with the bat came from Jos Buttler, then England managed to overcome the loss of Liam Plunkett with the ball
Though he had calmed down somewhat after the match, Steven Smith was far from impressed when given out caught behind at a vital phase of Australia's innings
Jos Buttler's stunning century and a composed all-round effort with the ball helped England clinch the ODI series with two matches to play
The best of the stats from the third ODI in Sydney as England continued their white-ball hold over Australia