England beat Australia


Southampton: Eoin Morgan’s unbeaten 103 saw England to a come from behind four-wicket win over Australia in the first one-day international at the Rose Bowl here.

England, chasing 268 for victory, were in dire straits at 97 for four. But former Ireland batsman Morgan’s second one-day hundred for his adopted country turned the tide on June 23 and gave England a 1-0 lead in this five match series.

He ended the match and went to his hundred in the process by crashing paceman Ryan Harris down the ground for four, having faced 85 balls with 16 boundaries as England won with exactly four overs to spare.

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