Mighty English side is ready for their third consecutive bilateral series as they prepare to face Australia. In July, England became the first nation to resume cricket season amid “New normal "of Covid-19 era. First, they welcomed West Indies, then Pakistan and now they are ready for Australian test. The English Cricket Board (ECB) deserves an applause for conduction series in such a difficult situation.
The Australian team reached England two weeks prior to the series. The Aussies were kept under strict bio-bubble, where players were quarantined and numerous safety measures were undertaken to protect against corona Virus.
The contest between England and Australia will commence on 4th September with a T20 at The Rose Bowl stadium, Southampton and will be conclude with an ODI at Old Trafford, Manchester on 16th September.
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To ensure maximum safety and to curtail travelling all the six matches will be held in two stadiums. All the T20 will be played at Rose bowl Stadium, Southampton and the ODIs will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester.
1st T20 England v Australia: Friday, 4 September at The Ageas Bowl (10:30 pm IST)
Result- England won by 2 wickets
2nd T20 England v Australia: Sunday, 6 September at The Ageas Bowl (6:45 pm IST)
Result- England won by 6 wickets
3rd T20 England v Australia: Tuesday, 8 September at The Ageas Bowl (10:30 pm IST)
Result- Australia won by 5 wickets.
Series Result- England won the series by 2-1.
1st ODI England v Australia: Friday 11 September at Emirates Old Trafford (5:30 pm IST)
Result- Australia won by 19 runs
2nd ODI England v Australia: Sunday 13 September at Emirates Old Trafford (5:30 pm IST)
Result- England won by 24 runs
3rd ODI England v Australia: Wednesday 16 September at Emirates Old Trafford (5:30 pm IST)
Result- Australia won by 3 wickets
Series Result- Australia won the series by 2-1
England Squad (T20): Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wicket Keeper), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Reserves: Liam Livingstone, Saqib Mahmood
ODI Squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wicket Keeper), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Chris Woakes, MarkWood
Australia Squad: Aaron Finch (captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins (vice-captain), Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Riley Meredith, Josh Philippe, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa.
Australia have the same squad for T20 and ODI.
All the matches will be telecasted on Sony Ten network in India. Whereas live streaming will be available on Airtel TV and Jio TV.