Aaron Finch smashed a sparkling century as Australia dealt England a 111-run humiliation in their World Cup opener at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday.
Here are the highlights of the match in pics:
After Finch and Bailey departed, Maxwell started doing what he does best - giving the finishing touches. After a quite ten balls, Mitchell Marsh also joined in on the madness. Both of them were involved in a 53-run partnership which included several boundaries.
After the initial three-wicket burst, English bowlers lost the momentum with the last ten overs almost turning into a carnage. Anderson, Steven Finn, Broad and Woakes leaked runs like a broken tap with Maxwell and Brad Haddin making full use of the short-pitched deliveries to further enhance the already daunting total.
Probably the least useful hat-trick of this World Cup. Of the last three balls of the Australian innings, Finn took a hat-trick. All the three wickets were catches.
Ali, Ballance 10-run twins and the collapse
Both Moeen Ali and Gary Ballance were dismissed cheaply. Strangely, both were out after scoring 10 runs off balls. Saturday the 13th?
Nothing much can be written about the rest of the English innings as they fell apart like a pack of cards one after the other, except for James Taylor's unbeaten 98.
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