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England smash ODI records as Australia are humiliated at Trent Bridge

England smash ODI records as Australia are humiliated at Trent Bridge

In the process of scoring England's fastest ever ODI fifty, off 21 balls, one quicker than the previous record by Jos Buttler, Morgan became his country's highest-ever run scorer in one-day cricket.

In pursuit of England's total, Travis Head top scored with 51 with Marcus Stoinis (44) the only other batsman to score more than 25.

Australia skipper Tim Paine opted to bowl first in batting friendly conditions.

The crushing victory was England's third in the ODI series and means they have an unassailable lead with two games to spare.

England has subjected Australia to their heaviest ODI defeat of all time. Once again it was spin that did the damage to Australia with England tweaker Adil Rashid taking 4-47 and Moeen Ali 3-28. Andrew Tye finished as the worst bowler for the Aussies with 2 wickets for 100 runs in his 9 overs.

It eclipsed their own record of 444-3, set against Pakistan at the same venue in 2016.

The off-spinner was proving hard to get after, and so it was again when Australia's Cardiff centurion Shaun Marsh failed to get enough on an attempted straight six and was caught on the long-on boundary by Liam Plunkett - the second of two wickets for the addition of five runs leaving the tourists 100 for three.

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However, runs dried up in the final four overs as England failed to score a single boundary.

Bairstow has arguably been England's best player across all three formats over the past year and his century, coming off 69 balls, was his fourth in ODIs in 2018. Openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow put on 159 runs in just 19.3 overs.

Hales's 92-ball blazing innings, featuring 16 fours and five sixes, ended when he was caught in the deep off Jhye Richardson.

Hales and Morgan were dismissed in the 48th over which helped Australia deny England a 500.

Frustratingly for Australia, Ashton Agar looked to have trapped Bairstow lbw for 27 when umpire Kumar Dharmasena raised the finger.

"Too see nearly 500 runs scored in 50 overs in england is scaring me.about the health of the game and where it's going.Australian bowling getting treated this way whatever the conditions may be is not acceptable.A country of lillee, thompson, benaud", "Dada" tweeted after England's innings. Not only did England manage to rack up a world-record 481/6 in their 50 overs, but also bowled Australia out for just 239 to take the game and the series.And former Australia stars Shane Warne and Michael Clarke weren't too pleased with the performance from the boys.