Finch helps Australia score 342 against England


MELBOURNE: A century by Australian opener Aaron Finch helped his side score a daunting 342/9 against England in their ICC Cricket World Cup match at Melbourne on Saturday, ARY Sports reports.

Aaron Finch scored 135 runs from 128 balls which comprised of 12 boundaries and three sixes.

Meanwhile, hard-hitting Glenn Maxwell scored 66(40) whereas captain George Bailey scored 55(69) for their team.

Steven Finn was the pick of the bowlers as he took five for 71 in his 10 overs. Stuart Broad took two wickets whereas Chris Woakes took one wicket.

England require 343 runs in their 50 overs with required run rate of 6.68 per over.