Cricket365 – England batsman Jason Roy rates the century he scored in the second ODI against Australia in Cardiff on Saturday as “probably my favourite innings” in his career so far.

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  • England batsman Jason Roy rates the century he scored in the second ODI against Australia in Cardiff on Saturday as “probably my favourite innings” in his career so far.
  • Roy struck his fifth ton in international cricket in his 60th game in the 50-over format for England as the hosts beat the Aussies by 38 runs to go 2-0 up in the five-match series.
  • ALSO READ: Dominant batting display sees England go 2-0 up over AustraliaRoy struck 180 against Australia in Melbourne earlier this year and 162 versus Sri Lanka at The Oval in June 2016 but this one gave the right-hander more satisfaction because he paced his innings well and didn’t go for broke from the start.
  • Speaking after the game, Roy said: “I had a long discussion with Thorpey (Graham Thorpe, England’s batting coach) after I got out and just said it was probably my favourite innings as far as how my tempo was throughout the innings.
  • England can clinch the series if the win the third game of the series at Trent Bridge on Tuesday.


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