England tour of Australia, 2nd T20I: Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 31, 2014
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
31 January 2014 - night match (20-over match)

Hazlewood to Lumb, OUT, full length on off stump, Lumb tries to heave over the leg side but puts it straight up in the air and mid-on takes a solid catch. Lively from Lumb but he's totally miscued that trying to pick a ball up over the leg side

MJ Lumb c Coulter-Nile b Hazlewood 18 (14m 15b 4x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

England 24/1   AD Hales 6* (5b 1x4)   JR Hazlewood 0.2-0-0-1

Starc to Wright, OUT, full length wide of off stump again, Wright smashes it into the off side and Hodge takes a blinding catch diving down to his right, fabulous take and Wright fails again, nailed the stroke but a foot off the ground was enough for Hodge

LJ Wright c Hodge b Starc 0 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 30/2   AD Hales 12* (9b 2x4)   MA Starc 1.2-0-6-1

Hazlewood to Hales, OUT, full on the stumps, Hales aims a big swing towards the leg side and gets a huge top edge that swirls down to third man and Starc holds the chance very well. That hung in the air for a long time but Starc steadied himself just inside the boundary and took it down to his left with two hands

AD Hales c Starc b Hazlewood 16 (24m 13b 3x4 0x6) SR: 123.07

England 42/3   JE Root 8* (4b 2x4)   JR Hazlewood 1.4-0-10-2

Maxwell to Root, OUT, the same stroke but this time they take on extra-cover and a direct hit has Morgan struggling diving into the striker's end. His bat is well over the line but it's bounced in the air, are his gloves back in time? I don't think they are and indeed he's gone. Very unlucky that is for Morgan, the bat bounced up and all the way to the top of the handle was in the air as he crossed the whitewash. Top work from Hodge having run to his left

EJG Morgan run out 6 (5m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

England 55/4   JE Root 15* (9b 3x4)   GJ Maxwell 1-0-7-0

White to Buttler, 1 run, OUT, forward pushing into midwicket and they charge back for the second, Maxwell charges in and returns a super throw and Root has to dive into the non-striker's end and it short of his ground! What superb fielding. Looked for all money that an easy two was on but Maxwell covered the ground so quickly, dived to field and threw almost in one motion, right on target and White dashed the stumps down

JE Root run out 18 (19m 14b 3x4 0x6) SR: 128.57

England 63/5   JC Buttler 4* (4b)   CL White 0.3-0-3-0

Muirhead to Bopara, OUT, on the stumps, Bopara reaches for the slog-sweep... and he's picked out deep midwicket! Good bit of bowling from Muirhead again, think it dipped on Bopara, who wasn't able to control the shot, sent it flat and at a comfortable height to the man

RS Bopara c Maxwell b Muirhead 6 (15m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 54.54

England 87/6   JC Buttler 21* (16b 2x4)   JM Muirhead 2.2-0-10-1

Coulter-Nile to Buttler, OUT, pitched up, shaping in and that's out! Buttler didn't move his feet, think Coulter-Nile just cut his fingers over the ball and it was a pretty straight forward decision

JC Buttler lbw b Coulter-Nile 22 (33m 27b 2x4 0x6) SR: 81.48

England 96/7   TT Bresnan 7* (6b)   NM Coulter-Nile 2.1-0-16-1

Hazlewood to Bresnan, OUT, bowled him, via his legs! Bresnan tried to get cute, stepping outside off and attempting to dab the ball fine on the leg side, failed to connect with the bat and it clipped his back leg before ricocheting into the stumps

TT Bresnan b Hazlewood 18 (34m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 94.73

England 130/8   SCJ Broad 18* (15b 1x4)   JR Hazlewood 3.5-0-30-3

Hazlewood to Tredwell, OUT, timber! Hazlewood has four! Full and straight does for Tredwell, who tried to launch his first ball down the ground and missed it completely. The stumps are a mess and so is this England innings

JC Tredwell b Hazlewood 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 130/9   SCJ Broad 18* (15b 1x4)   JR Hazlewood 4-0-30-4





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