Daily Mail UK – Marcus Stoinis’ century guided Australia to an underwhelming 57-run victory over Sussex as they returned to action for the first time since March’s ball-tampering scandal.

Summary

  • Marcus Stoinis’ century guided Australia to an underwhelming 57-run victory over Sussex as they returned to action for the first time since March’s ball-tampering scandal.
  • A tepid Australia performance will have frustrated new head coach Justin Langer and skipper Tim Paine however, with Sussex’s inaccurate batting blowing the chance for a famous victory.
  • Stoinis then kept his head while multiple partners threw away their wickets, Glenn Maxwell caught by Evans from Luke Evans’ bowling for just one run.
  • Stoinis finally departed on 110 with Laurie Evans holding firm off Jordan’s bowling, with Archer then removing Jhye Richardson for 11.
  • Laurie Evans hit his second six to reach 52 in 58 balls, only for David Wiese to depart for just three runs caught behind off Neser’s bowling.


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