Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Tue 23 Apr 2024 Review: Australia’s tour of England went on expected lines When Australia headed to England for The Ashes there wasn’t much excitement this time round. Australia had lost the previous two Ashes series and they weren’t rated very highly for the latest series as well. Final ODI: Watson-Clarke partnership was the clincher Australia haven’t had a memorable tour of England. They lost The Ashes with an embarrassing 3-0 scoreline and managed to square the T20 series 1-1. Their only hope of returning with some good memories was if they performed well in the one-dayers. Watson ton sinks England as Aus win ODI Series Australia finished their tour of England with a consolation victory in the 5-match ODI Series. The tourists won the fifth and final ODI which was played under lights at The Rose Bowl in Southampton by 49 runs on Monday to take the rain-affected series 2-1. AUS tour of ENG: England Vs Australia 5th ODI at Southampton Live Score, Sep 16, 2013 Australia tour of England: England Vs Australia 5th ODI Live scores at Southampton, Sep 16, 2013.Match scheduled to begin at 14:00 local time (13:00 GMT) 4th ODI: England’s gamble to be batting-heavy proved decisive There is old saying in one-day cricket that if six batsmen cannot win you a game, there is little chance seven will. However, over the years, captains have taken on this challenge and proved that ODI games can indeed be won by packing your side with batsmen. Rain washes out Edgbaston ODI Rain forced the third ODI at Edgbaston in Birmingham between England and Australia on Wednesday to be abandoned. This is annoyingly the second match of the series to be abandoned without a result due to rain. Manchester ODI: Clarke-Bailey partnership won it for Australia Winning the ODI series will not heal the wounds inflicted by the 3-0 Ashes loss on Australia, but it would definitely make them feel better. The series is only one match old with the first ODI being washed out due to rain. Clarke, Bailey set up huge win in Second ODI at Manchester Australia found its first success against England on this tour with a massive 99-run win in the Second ODI at Old Trafford on Sunday. The comprehensive victory was set up by Skipper Michael Clarke, who scored his first ODI ton against England along with Vice-Captain George Bailey.