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AUS won by 72 runs.
Player of the match: Mitchell Starc
 
Right then. Only less than a week after going through the highs of being the only side to hold both World Cups at the same time, England have been given a little reality check against their fiercest rivals. Of course, it's not a case of going back to the drawing board for them. The win has a bit more significance for the Australians though, getting back to winning ways as they prepare for a big summer of cricket ahead. A 2-0 win to seal the ODI series is a good way to start, that's for sure. That's all we have from this contest then. This is Pratyush Rohra, signing off on behalf of my partner, Pradeep Somashekhar. Thank you for joining our coverage. Tata!
Josh Hazlewood (Australian captain): I was lucky with the players around me. We bowled really well. It was the kind of wicket that looks okay with two set batters but we did well to dismiss them. Marnus was exceptional and showed some intent. Marsh chipping in during the end too was crucial. I was looking around thinking who is next to bowl and thought I'm going to have a go. It's fun to have captaincy and the boys were helping me out from time to time. The weather isn't great there. Let's see what happens. He (Smith) said he's back. The summer looks really good for him.
Moeen Ali (England Captain): Obviously we were in good position, we lost wickets in a heap and then at the start, two wickets in first over but I thought they played well on that wicket. I though Rash and Dawson bowled well and pulled things back, at the end we bowled really well, Woakes as well and the wicket got easier to bat on but we lost too many wickets that cost us. No body slogged and got out, one of those things, they bowled well, actually we were cruising, if you lose too many wickets you don't win too many games. Just another game under the belt, try to win that and just play on a positive note.
Mitchell Starc has been adjudged the Player of the Match who set the tone for this win and help seal the series! Here's what he has to say: Pretty good, nice to get the series win and a lot of positives to take out from tonight and we move on and give the same in Melbourne. Nice to use the swing that was on offer, nice to get off the start that we did and three wickets in the powerplay did set the tone and Smithy did his bit with the bat. I think we obviously saw in the first innings, was a bit two-paced, kept low, we bowled those right lengths and lines, something that Josh does, he's so accurate, that's why he's one of the best in the world. Zamp has been so good for us in a long time, we call him on pressure situations to break partnership, he's done it time and time again, he's been taking the wickets early in the past but he's on the hunt and finished it well.
Australia win by 72 runs and seal the series 2-0!

Steve Smith - 94 (114) | Adam Zampa - 4/45
Sam Billings - 71 (80) | Adil Rashid - 3/57

After a disappointing T20 World Cup campaign which seemed even more bitter Down Under after England lifted the trophy, the Australians have managed to move on and give themselves something to smile about. It was a commanding performance in the first match and it was nothing less in this second game either.

It was all set up by Steve Smith's dogged knock of 94 with half-centuries from Labuschagne and Marsh providing enough support. In reply, Mitchell Starc got the ball rolling for the hosts by getting rid of Roy and Malan in the very first over of the game. Hazlewood dismissed Salt soon after, leaving England tottering at 34/3.

The game could have been over in a jiffy at that point but Vince and Billings had other plans. The 122-run partnership between them helped England not only steady the ship but also get their noses in front. At 156-3, they were cruising along, until it all went downhill rather quickly.

Vince was trapped by Hazlewood but it was Adam Zampa's spell in the middle that turned the game completely on its head. After being carted for 10 runs in two balls by Moeen Ali, the leg-spinner responded in some style to dismiss the England captain.

He didn't stop there, bagging a couple more wickets, including the crucial one of Sam Billings, that more or less sealed the deal. England will look back at it as a lost opportunity to level the series. They had this in their grasp before the collapse saw them throw it away. England lost 6 wickets for 52 runs and that was where they lost the game. 
Dawson's going to go up for the review because why not? This one's unlikely to get overturned if you ask me.
38.5 Adam Zampa to Liam Dawson, OUT! ALL OVER! LOUD APPEAL FOR LBW AND GIVEN! Dawson reviews it. Speared in a full toss on the middle and leg, Dawson misses the sweep, that raps on the pad on the full, it's crashing middle and leg, looks plumb though. Snicko and Hotspot showed no proof of bat being involved. Ball tracking has WICKETS Umpire's call and the on-field decision stands, Australia seal the series right here as they go 2-0 up with one game to go!
Liam Dawson lbw b Adam Zampa 20 (21b, 1x4, 1x6)
38.4 Adam Zampa to Liam Dawson, good length delivery on the stumps, Dawson right behind the line to defend it firmly into the off-side for no run.
38.3 Adam Zampa to Liam Dawson, tossed up delivery, full on the off-stump, Dawson gets forward and pushes it to the cover fielder for no run.
38.2 Adam Zampa to Liam Dawson, length delivery on the off-stump, Dawson presses and keeps it out to the point fielder.
38.2 Adam Zampa to Liam Dawson, WIDE! Loses the radar this time, strays the length delivery down the leg-side and Carey can't collect it and they pick up a brace as well.
38.1 Adam Zampa to Liam Dawson, good length on the wide of off-stump, Dawson shapes up for the reverse sweep and helps it down fine to third-man for a quick brace.
Starc's wait for a fifer will go on for a little bit longer with Adil Rashid keeping him at bay in that over. It only seems like a matter of time before Australia wrap this up.
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203 /9 score
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cricket bat icon Liam Dawson
18 (16)
cricket bat icon Adil Rashid *
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cricket ball icon Mitchell Starc
4 /47
37.6 Mitchell Starc to Adil Rashid, tails another good length into Rashid, right behind the line and keeps it out.
37.5 Mitchell Starc to Adil Rashid, OH! Searing yorker, tailed back into Rashid on the off-stump, does well to jam his bat to it and digs it out in time.
37.4 Mitchell Starc to Adil Rashid, OH! Short delivery, dug into the track on the fifth stump, Rashid on the backfoot looks to ramp it over the keeper's head but misses.
37.3 Mitchell Starc to Adil Rashid, back of a length delivery, well outside the off-stump as Rashid steers it straight to the point fielder for no run.
37.2 Mitchell Starc to Adil Rashid, good length on the fourth stump, angled in as Rashid on the backfoot drops it into the off-side for no run.