Batting first, Australia posted 277 runs for the loss of 9 wickets thanks to some brilliant bowling from Mark Wood and Adil Rashid who took 4 wickets each. [Match Scorecard]
Chasing the total, England were reduced to 35/3. But captain Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes formed a brilliant partnership to guide England home.
Here are the Match Highlights of England Vs Australia match
# England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field first
# David Warner and Aaron Finch opened the innings for Australia
# David Warner was dismissed by Mark Wood for 21 runs
# Aaron Finch along with captain Steve Smith formed a partnership of 96 runs
# Finch departed for 68 runs off 64 balls
# Captain Steve Smith got out for 56 in 77 balls
# From 239/4, Australia lost their next 5 wickets for just 15 runs
# Travis Head was the highest scorer for Australia. He remained unbeaten on 71
# Mark Wood and Adil Rashid were among the best English bowlers, they took 4 wickets each
# Australia managed to score 277/9 in their 50 overs
# Jason Roy and Alex Hales opened the innings for England
# England were 6/2 thanks to a fiery start of the Australian fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood.
# In-form Joe Root was dismissed for 15 runs as England struggled at 35/4
# Captain Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes formed a much-needed partnership of 159 runs
# Morgan was dismissed for 87 runs. A misunderstanding between the two ended in a runout.
# Ben Stokes remained unbeaten on 102 runs and Jos Buttler remained 29*
# The match was stopped by rain in the 41st over when England were 240/4, 40 runs more than score needed as per D/L method.
# England defeated Australia by 40 runs (D/L method)
# Ben Stokes was given the Man of the Match award.