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Australian captain Aaron Finch hit a half-century against England.
- Australia had won by 19 runs in the first ODI of the series, the team had an unassailable 1-0 lead in the series
- Moeen Ali and Mark Wood out of England team; two brothers Sam and Tom Karan replaced
The second match of the three ODIs between England and Australia is being played at Manchester's Old Trafford ground. England won the toss and scored 231 runs for 9 wickets, batting first. In reply, Australia have scored more than 100 runs for 2 wickets. Aaron Finch and Marnus Labushane are at the crease. Finch has completed his 27th half-century of ODI career.
David Warner flopped for the second consecutive ODI. 6 off Joffra Archer, caught by Jos Buttler. After this, Marcus Stoinis (9) also returned to the pavilion early. Butler also took his catch on Archer's ball.
Five English batsmen could not even touch the figure of ten
For England, captain Eoin Morgan scored the highest 42 and Joe Root scored 39 runs. The 5 England batsmen could not even touch the figure of ten. At the same time, Australian bowler Adam Jampa took 3 and Mitchell Starc took 2 wickets.
England team landed with two changes
Australia has fielded the old team, while the English team has undergone two changes. Moin Ali and Mark Wood were dropped from the team, replacing two brothers Sam Karan and Tom Karan in the playing eleven.
Australia did not win the series against England for 5 years
Australia, who have won the first match of the series, now have a chance to win the series from hosts England after 5 years. Australia won the first match by 19 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the series. The last time Australia beat England 3–2 in a 5 ODI series at home was in September 2015. After this, there were two one-day series between the two teams and Australia suffered defeat in both.
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch (captain), Marcus Stoinis, Marnus Labushane, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carrie (wicketkeeper), Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Atom Jampa and Josh Hazlewood.
England: Jason Roy, Johnny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Sam Billings, Chris Woakes, Tom Karan, Sam Karan, Adil Rashid and Jofra Archer.
Steve Smith has not returned
Former Australian captain Steve Smith had passed the second conning test on Saturday, but could not find a place in the second ODI. Just before the first ODI, Smith was hit by a ball in the head during practice, due to which he could not play the first ODI. Two of Smith's concussion tests (Friday and Saturday) were conducted. They have passed in both.
Mitchell Starc joins Playing XI after groin pain
At the same time, Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc suffered a groin in the first ODI on Friday. He could not complete his 10 overs after slipping on the field. However, he is now fine and has been included in the playing eleven for the second match.
Australia won 3 out of 8 matches since World Cup
Australia's record in ODIs has not been good since the 2019 World Cup. Since the tournament, he has won 3 out of 8 matches and lost 5. It has its third worst winning percentage among 14 teams playing five or more matches during this period.
England would like to win their third consecutive series
The same month, England beat Australia 2–1 in the T20 series. Now the English team will try to equalize the series by winning the second ODI and then win the last match. If the England team manages to win this series, it will be their third consecutive series win against Australia.
Australia won 83 ODIs out of 150
There have been 150 ODIs between Australia and England so far. Of these, Australia won 83 and lost 62 matches. 2 matches are tie and 3 are inconclusive. At the same time, there were 71 matches between the two in the house of England, of which 32 Australia have won and 35 have lost ODIs. The 2–2 matches are tie and benighted.