As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: January 29, 2014, 1:36 PM IST
As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20

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Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart.

After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game.

Playing XI:

England: Michael Lumb, Alex Hales, Luke Wright, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler(w), Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad(c), Jade Dernbach, Danny Briggs

Australia: Aaron Finch, Cameron White, Glenn Maxwell, George Bailey(c), Chris Lynn, Daniel Christian, Moises Henriques, Matthew Wade(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Josh Hazlewood, James Muirhead

First Published: January 29, 2014, 1:36 PM IST

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2 South Africa 3050 117
3 Australia 3087 100
4 England 3362 99
5 New Zealand 3114 97
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