Australia vs England 2024 T20 World Cup match scorecard

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Australia beat England by 36 runs on Saturday.

Australia and England locked horns at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown in Barbados on Saturday, June 8, in match number 17 of the 2024 T20 World Cup. Australia put in a fantastic performance, clinching a 36-run victory over their arch-rivals.

England won the toss and chose to field first in the Group B fixture. Australia were off to a wonderful start with the bat, with their opening batters David Warner and Travis Head scoring 39 and 34, respectively.

Skipper Mitchell Marsh also contributed 35 runs, while Marcus Stoinis chipped in with a quick-fire 30-run knock, helping Australia register 201/7 in 20 overs. Jofra Archer was the most economical bowler for England, giving away just 28 runs from his full quota of four overs while taking a wicket.

England's run chase began on a positive note as Jos Buttler and Philip Salt mustered 42 and 37, respectively, at the top of the order. However, the remaining batters failed to contribute significantly as England finished at 165/6 after 20 overs.

Adam Zampa was the pick of the bowlers, bagging impressive figures of 4-0-23-2. Pat Cummins also did a commendable job and registered identical figures to Zampa's.

England were at 73/0 after seven overs. However, they failed to capitalize on the promising start. The Australian bowlers swung the pendulum in their favor by picking up wickets at regular intervals.

Who won the Man of the Match award in the Australia vs England T20 World Cup 2024 match?

Australia's Adam Zampa was adjudged the Man of the Match in the Australia vs England T20 World Cup 2024 match. The crafty leg-spinner claimed the crucial wickets of set batters Jos Buttler and Philip Salt.

With two wins from as many outings, Australia are currently atop Group B of the 2024 T20 World Cup. England, on the other hand, have just one point to their name from two fixtures, courtesy of a washed-out game against Scotland. They occupy the penultimate spot in Group B.

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