Australia in England T20I Series - 1st T20I

England v Australia

Australia won by 39 runs

9.1

Root to Marsh, 1 run, around the wicket onto middle stump, driven past extra cover, only a single though

9.2

Root to Finch, SIX, stays around the wicket, full on the stumps, swung down the ground, has he got enough of this, yep, six more

9.3

Root to Finch, SIX, another huge strike, straight down the ground this time, and almighty smack, it went a long way up and cleared the straight rope easily

9.4

Root to Finch, SIX, steps to leg but sees it off the stumps and thwacks it into the stands, flat and hard, massive strike, right off the meat

9.5

Root to Finch, FOUR, steps to leg and this time drives through the off side, nails it and finds the gap past extra cover

9.6

Root to Finch, FOUR, forward just outside off stump, gets a thin snick and it races past short third man and whistles for four more!

Australia 122/1   JE Root 1-0-27-0
Series Results
England v Australia at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31, 2013
England won by 27 runs
England v Australia at Southampton - Aug 29, 2013
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Photos

Aug 29, 2013

Aaron Finch goes horizontal, England v Australia, 1st T20, Ageas Bowl, August 29, 2013

Aaron Finch goes horizontal

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Aug 29, 2013

Jos Buttler lost his leg stump after hitting 27, England v Australia, 1st T20, Ageas Bowl, August 29, 2013

Jos Buttler lost his leg stump after hitting 27

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