Skipper Aaron Finch smashed a 100-run knock before Jason Behrendorff bagged a five-wicket haul to help Australia beat England by 64 runs and assure their place in the semi-finals of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup at the Lord's in London on Tuesday.
Here are the highlights:
# Australia beat England by 64 runs! England 221 (44.4 overs)
# WICKET! Behrendorff has completed his five-wicket haul after Archer smashed the third delivery straight to David Warner at long-off. England 213/9 (44 overs)
# Jofra Archer is the new batsman in!
# Wicket! Behrendorff strikes again. Woakes smashed a massive wipe over the leg side, only to see Aaron Finch make a superb catch. England are down to eight wickets. England 207/8 (42 overs)
# Adil Rashid is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Moeen Ali got an inside edge on the third delivery Behrendorff and the ball went straight to Alex Carey behind the wicket. England 188/7 (39.3 overs)
# Six runs off the last over. Moeen Ali got off the mark with a single after an inside-edged drive past leg stump on the third delivery of the 38th over. England 183/6 (38 overs)
# Moeen Ali is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! A fine inning by Ben Stokes (89) under pressure came to end after Mitchell Starc clean bowled him with an impeccable off-stump yorker. England 177/6 (37 overs)
# A quite expensive over from Cummins as he conceded 13 runs to England, including 12 runs via boundaries. Stokes and Woakes are currently standing at 88 and 15. England 173/5 (36 overs)
# A good tight over from Nathan Lyon as he gave away just four singles to England. The Morgan-led side now need 126 runs from 15 overs. England 160/5 (35 overs)
# Nine runs off the over by Cummins. Woakes clipped the second delivery beautifully wide of mid on for four runs before Stokes smashed it in the gap between midwicket and mid on for another boundary. England 156/5 (34 overs)
# Four singles off the over from Marcus Stoinis. Stokes continues to stand strong at the crease at 72 as England now need 141 runs from 18 overs. England 145/5 (32 overs)
# Glenn Maxwell was smashed by Stokes for two sixes. The England batsman hoicked the first delivery high over square leg for the first six before he swept the third ball from off stump for another maximum. England 141/5 (31 overs)
# Chris Woakes is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Soon after bringing up a half-century partnership with Stokes, Jos Buttler (25) was caught by Usman Khawaja at deep square on the second delivery of the over by Stoinis. England 124/5 (27.2 overs)
# FIFTY!! Stokes has brought up his 18th ODI half-century off 75 balls. He reached the mark with a single off the second delivery of the 26th over. England 117/4 (26 overs)
# Stokes (49) got a leading edge on the first delivery of the over and the ball went straight towards mid on for a boundary. England 109/4 (25 overs)
# Just three runs off the last over. Stokes (45) is looking good at the moment and is approaching his half-century, while Buttler is well-supporting him with 19-ball 16 so far. England 105/4 (24 overs)
# After losing the first four wickets in quick succession, Stokes (43) and Buttler (16) have managed to guide England past 100-run mark. The Morgan-led side now need 184 runs from 27 overs. England 102/4 (23 overs)
# Stokes (36) and Buttler (15) have settled at the middle and stitched a little partnership here. The Australian bowlers, on the other hand, are looking to break this stand as soon as possible. England 93/4 (21 overs)
# Eight runs off the last over. Stokes lofted a Marcus Stoinis delivery over mid-on for four runs as England now require 195 runs from 30 overs. England 91/4 (20 overs)
# Stokes hits a pull shot through midwicket on the fourth delivery of the 19th over for four runs. England need 203 runs from 31 overs. England 83/4 (19 overs)
# Seven runs off the over by Nathan Lyon. Stokes (20) and Buttler (10) are looking to stitch a partnership and rebuild England's innings after losing the first four wickets in quick succession. England 72/4 (17 overs)
# Mitchell Starc came to bowl the last over and he conceded eight runs to the England batsmen. Buttler neatly drove the first ball through cover for four runs. England 65/4 (16 overs)
# Just three runs off the last over from Nathan Lyon. Stokes (13) and Buttler (3) are currently batting at the crease, with England needing 229 runs from 35 overs. England 57/4 (15 overs)
# Jos Buttler is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Behrendorff strikes again. Bairstow holed the fifth delivery of the over to deep midwicket, only to see Cummins take a good catch. England 54/4 (14 overs)
# Bairstow and Stokes are currently batting at their respective scores of 26 and seven. The duo is batting cautiously at the crease as they look to rebuild England's innings after three early blows. England 47/3 (12 overs)
# Just four runs off the last over. Stokes got off the mark by slapping the third delivery of the 10th over through the covers for four runs. England 43/3 (11 overs)
# Pat Cummins bowled a fuller delivery and on the pads as Bairstow clipped it through mid-wicket for four runs. England 39/3 (10 overs)
# Bairstow (25) pounded the fourth delivery of the ninth over off the back foot to notch up four runs, while Ben Stokes is yet to get off the mark. England 35/3 (9 overs)
# Four runs off the last over by Behrendroff. Bairstow (16) smashed the fifth delivery over mid-off for a boundary. England now need 256 runs from 43 overs. England 30/3 (7 overs)
# Ben Stokes is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! England suffered a major blow as they lost skipper Eoin Morgan for four. Morgan was caught by Pat Cummins at the fine-leg rope on the fifth delivery of the sixth over. England 26/3 (5.5 overs)
# Six runs off the last over. Morgan plundered the fifth delivery of the fifth over from Behrendorff through long-off for four runs. England 21/2 (5 overs)
# Skipper Eoin Morgan is the new batsman in for England!
# WICKET! Joe Root was caught leg before wicket on the third delivery of the fourth over by Mitchell Starc. England 15/2 (3.3 overs)
# Seven runs off the last over. Bairstow (3) opened his account by flicking the third delivery through the gap in the covers for two runs before Root tickled the fifth ball from Mitchell Starc through the fine leg for a boundary. England 11/1 (2 overs)
# Four runs and a wicket off the very first over. Root got of the mark with a four after he cut the last delivery past a leaping Glenn Maxwell at backward point. England 4/ 1 (1 overs)
# Joe Root is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Behrendorff gave the breakthrough to Australia as early as in the second ball of the very first over by bowling out Vince for duck. England 0/1 (0.2 over)
# Jonny Bairstow and James Vince to begin the chase for England. Jason Behrendorff will open the proceedings for Australia.
# Innings Break!
# Australia set 286-run target for England! Australia 285/7 (50 overs)
# An expensive over from Jofra Archer as he conceded 11 runs to the Australian batsmen. Carey brilliantly timed the second delivery inside out through cover for a boundary before he ramped the last delivery to fine third man for another four runs. Australia 274/7 (49 overs)
# Mitchell Starc is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Cummin edged the first delivery of the over by Woakes straight to Jos Buttler, who dove low to his right behind the wicket to take a good catch. Australia 259/7 (47.1 overs)
# Pat Cummins is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Steve Smith (38) holed a Chris Woakes delivery straight to long-on, only to see Jofra Archer take a stunning catch. Australia 250/6 (45.4 overs)
# Nine runs off the last over. Smith smashed the last delivery of the over by Woakes through midwicket to notch up four runs. Alex Carey has joined Smith at the other hand. Australia 242/5 (44 overs)
# WICKET! Stoinis fell for eight after a horrible mix-up with Smith resulted in his departure. The former Australian captain flicked the fifth delivery from Rashid to the left of the long-on fielder and set off for a single before indulging in a mix-up with Stoinis. Australia 228/5 (42 overs)
# Wood bowled the last over and he conceded seven runs, including four runs. Stoinis (7) guided the second delivery past cover for four runs. Australia 222/4 (41 overs)
# Just two runs off the last over. Marcus Stoinis (1) got off the mark by firmly driving the fourth delivery to long off for a single. Australia 215/4 (40 overs)
# Marcus Stoinis is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Mark Wood gets the breakthrough. Maxwell (12), who was looking in fine touch, was caught by Jos Buttler behind the wicket on the second delivery of the 39th over. Australia 213/4 (38.2 overs)
# A quite expensive over from Mark Wood as he conceded 10 runs to Australia. Smith drove the fifth ball beautifully straight of mid on for four runs before he smashed the very next delivery fine of the third man for another boundary. Australia 200/3 (37 overs)
# Glenn Maxwell is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Just after bringing up his 15th ODI century, Finch was caught by Chris Woakes at fine leg on the second delivery of the 36th over by Jofra Archer. The Australian skipper went back to pavilion after scoring 100 off 116 balls. Australia 190/3 (36 overs)
# A tight over from Jofra Archer as he gave away just three runs. The Australian skipper (96) is approaching his ODI century, with Steve Smith batting at the other hand. Australia 178/2 (34 overs)
# Steve Smith is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Ben Stokes strikes. As and when Khawaja was looking settled at the middle, he was clean bowled by Stokes on the second delivery of the 33rd over. Australia 173/2 (32.2 overs)
# Just four runs off the last over. Finch smashed a Stokes delivery with intent towards the Mound Stand rope to bag two runs. Australia 166/1 (31 overs)
# Good over from Ben Stokes as he conceded just three runs to the Australians. The England bowlers need to bag some quick wickets if they want to stop Australia from setting up a mammoth total. Australia 158/1 (29 overs)
# Khawaja played the reverse sweep on the second delivery of the last over to add four runs. Finch (82) and Khawaja (15) have guided the defending champions past 150-run mark. Australia 155/1 (28 overs)
# Moeen Ali gave away seven runs in the 27th over. Finch smashed the last ball of the over to the third man rope for a boundary. Australia 148/1 (27 overs)
# Australia have added nine runs in the last over. Finch (74) smashed the last delivery by Moeen Ali majestically over long-on for a maximum. Australia 138/1 (25 overs)
# Just four runs off the last over from Adil Rashid. Finch is standing strong at 67 and is looking to stitch a partnership with Khawaja (four) following Warner's dismissal. Australia 129/1 (24 overs)
# Usman Khawaja is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Moeen Ali finally gives the breakthrough to Australia by removing Warner for 53. The Australian opener was caught by Root at the backward pointon the fourth delivery of the 23rd over. Australia 123/1 (22.4 overs)
# FIFTY!! Soon after the Australian skipper scored a fifty, opener David Warner too brought up his half-century off 52 balls. The duo has also guided Australia past 100-run mark. Australia 110/0 (20 overs)
# FIFTY!! Finch has brought up his 25th ODI half-century off 61 balls. He reached the mark by pulling back two runs on the first delivery of the 19th over by Moeen Ali. Australia 106/0 (19 overs)
# Warner smashed the third delivery by Adil Rashid through square leg for four runs before the Australian opener pounded the fifth ball through the covers for another boundary. Australia have reached the 100-run mark without losing a wicket. Australia 100/0 (18 overs)
# Moeen Ali was introduced into the attack and he conceded seven runs to Australia. While Finch (48) is approaching his 25th ODI half-century, Warner is comfortably batting at 37. Australia 90/0 (17 overs)
# Eight runs off the last over. Finch pulled the first delivery behind square for four runs before the Australian skipper smashed a cover drive on the fifth delivery for another boundary. Australia 83/0 (16 overs)
# Another expensive over from Wood as he conceded 12 runs to the Australian openers. Warner pulled the first delivery over mid-on for four runs before Finch pulled the third delivery wide of mid-on for a boundary. Australia 71/0 (14 overs)
# Nine runs off the last over from Chris Woakes. Finch drove the fifth delivery powerfully in the air straight of mid off for four runs. Australia 59/0 (13 overs)
# Mark Wood bowled the last over and he conceded five runs to Australia. Warner (22) and Finch (25) continue to stand strong at the crease as they brought up a 50-run partnership for the opening wicket. Australia 50/0 (12 overs)
# Eight runs off the last over, including a boundary. Australian opener Warner cracked the second delivery of the over past point for a boundary. Australia 44/0
# A good tight over from Chris Woakes as he gave away just a single to Warner. Warner edged the fourth delivery by Woakes straight to square leg for one run. Australia 36/0 (9 overs)
# Warner lofted the third delivery of the seventh over towards mid-off to notch up a boundary. The England bowlers are yet to get the breakthrough. Australia 32/0 (7 overs)
# A good over from Archer, conceding just three runs to Australia. Warner and Finch are currently batting at their respective scores of six and 18. Australia 26/0 (6 overs)
# Five runs off the last over. Woakes bowled a short delivery on the second ball and Finch swatted it through midwicket for four runs. Australia 23/0 (5 overs)
# Warner pulled the last delivery of the fourth over with great control behind square for a boundary. Australia 18/0 (4 overs)
# A good tight over from Woakes as he conceded just two runs to the Australian openers. Warner smashed a drive in the air but well wide of the backward point on the last delivery to get off the mark with two runs. Australia 13/0 (3 overs)
# Jofra Archer came to bowl the second over and he gave away four runs. The Australian skipper spanked the first delivery through cover to notch up four runs. Australia 11/0 (2 overs)
# Seven runs of the last over. Woakes got off the mark with four runs after guiding the second delivery towards second slip, while Warner is yet to open his account. Australia 7/0 (1 over)
# David Warner and Aaron Finch will begin the innings for Australia, while Chris Woakes will open the proceedings for England.
# The two sides have walked down the crease for their national anthems.
England Playing XI: Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood
Australia Playing XI: Aaron Finch (capt), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Jason Behrendorff, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon
# England win the toss, opt to field first against Australia!
# The toss is all set to take place in a few minutes.
After slumping to a shocking defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka, hosts England will look to bounce back and return to the winning ways when they take on defending champions Australia in a crucial clash of the 2019 ICC World Cup at the Lord's in London on Tuesday.
The Eoin Morgan-led side, who entered into the marquee event as hot favourites, slipped to the fourth spot in the points table after suffering an unexpected 20-run defeat against Dimuth Karunaratne's Sri Lanka.
England now have four wins from six matches and they have to win at least two of their remaining three games against strong contenders like Australia, India and New Zealand to make it to the semi-finals.
However, it won't be an easy task for England as they have never managed to register a single win against these three sides in the World Cup in the last 27 years.
England will be without their star batsman Jason Roy, who has failed to fully recover from a hamstring injury.
Australia, on the other hand, are standing at the second spot with five wins from six matches. The Aaron Finch-led side are coming into the clash against England following a 48-run win over Bangladesh.
The two squads are as follows:
England: Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon