Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 23 December 2014

Cricket: England win series against Australia

A resurgent England have finally won a series against Australia.

They triumphed in the second match of the one-day finals, winning by 34 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

They were declared 2-0 series winners after rain stopped play.

Chasing a target of 247, the home side struggled - only reaching 152 for eight.

Paul Collingwood scored 70 runs for England, Liam Plunkett took top three order wickets.

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