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Australia v. England

Australia v England Twenty20 Series 2014

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne: Friday 31 January 2014 19:35 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: England won the toss and elected to bat.

Result: Australia win by 8 wickets

  1. After winning their first four T20 internationals at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia have lost their last two.
  2. Four of the last five Twenty20 Internationals at the MCG have been won by the side batting first.
  3. The highest score at the MCG in this form of the game was achieved by Australia when they managed to put up 182/9 against South Africa in January 2009.
  4. England have faced Australia once before at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in a Twenty20 International; they lost by four runs as Aaron Finch scored 53* off just 33 balls.
  5. The highest successful run chase in International T20 cricket at this ground was set by India in February 2012 when they made 135/2 chasing Australia’s 131 all out - they only managed it with two balls of the innings remaining.