New Delhi. Before the ICCT Twenty World Cup, there has been a relief news for the England cricket team. Captain Jos Buttler, who was out of the T20 series against Pakistan due to injury, has returned. Atishi scored a half-century while opening the innings in the T20 match against Australia on Sunday. Batting first, England made a big score of 208 runs for 6 wickets based on the innings of Hales and the captain.
The English team, which visited Australia just before the T20 World Cup, made a splash in the first match. Captain Buttler and Alex Hales put on a brilliant 132-run partnership for the first wicket. Buttler was dismissed after scoring 68 runs while Hales played a powerful innings of 84 runs. Although the rest of the team couldn’t do much, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook and Moeen Ali were dismissed in a hurry.
Great comeback from captain Buttler
Buttler’s fitness, who sat out the previous series due to injury, was a concern for the team. By making such a storming comeback in Australia against Australia, they cleared all the worries. Buttler scored 68 runs off 32 balls with 8 fours and 4 sixes, his strike rate was 212 which is good news for England.
Hales also had a great game.
Hales, who failed to play any big innings on the tour of Pakistan, played a quick innings of 84 runs here. Hales got a chance due to Jonny Bairstow’s injury in the T20 World Cup squad. He scored 84 runs in 51 balls with the help of 12 fours and 3 sixes. His century opening partnership with Buttler helped the team cross the 200 mark.
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First Publication: 09 October 2022, 15:41 IST