Warner guides Aussies to victory

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England- 234/10

Australia-235/7 (39.5 overs)

Sydney: David Warner hit 127 off 115, laced with 18 fours, to guide Australia to a three-wicket win over England in the first ODI of the tri-series. Chasing 235 for a win, Aussies reached the target in 39.5 overs with a bonus point. England pacer Chris Woakes bagged four wickets. Mitchell Starc was adjudged Man of the Match for his 4/42.

England had opted to bat against the Aussies after winning the toss. Not being able to keep up with the fiery pace of Starc and co. England was bowled out for a mere 234.

In reply, Australia reached the target with ease riding on David Warner’s century. Australia even bagged a bonus point from their opening encouter against the English.

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