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England thrash Australia by 242 runs to win series

ONI Bureau: England thrashed world champions Australia by 242 runs at Trent Bridge on Tuesday to take a 3-0 lead in a five-match series.

England registered a world record total of 481 for 6 against Australia in their third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match on Tuesday with 62 boundaries and 21 sixes. Howeveer, Australia would fail in pursuit, all out for 239.

England batsmen  Alex Hales (147 off 92) and opener Jonny Bairstow (139 off 92) plundered Australian bowlers all around the park as England bettered their previous world’s highest total of 444/3 set in 2016 against Pakistan.

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