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England v Australia: Highlights from the fourth ODI in Durham

10:19 pm, 21st June 2018

Click on the video above to watch as England successfully chased 311 to win their fourth in four against the Aussies, with Jason Roy tonking a second ton of the series.

Australia, who conceded a world-record 481-6 to England in their heaviest-ever defeat at Trent Bridge two days ago, regathered to post the highest ODI total at the ground at Emirates Riverside, only for England to better it – winning with 32 balls to spare.

Finch (100) and Marsh (101) – who also notched a second century of the series – batted beautifully, but the departure of the former put the brakes on the Australian innings somewhat, with 82 runs added in the final 10 overs when at one stage a score of 350 looked on the cards.

Home crowd hero Mark Wood (2-49) took Finch’s wicket, lbw a ball after he reached his hundred, and then bowled Marcus Stoinis with a beauty later in the same over to put the skids on Australia; David Willey claimed a flurry of late wickets to finish with 4-43.

In reply, England’s in-form openers were once again sensational, with Roy (101) and Jonny Bairstow (79) sharing in a 174-run stand inside 24 overs.

The pair ultimately succumbed two overs apart, leaving it to a typically enterprising Jos Buttler (54 no off 29) to ultimately carry England over the line to a six-wicket win.

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