Hindustan Times – A fit-again Joe Root is expected to bolster England cricket team’s batting in the first ODI in Melbourne on Sunday.

Summary

  • A fit-again Joe Root is expected to bolster England cricket team’s batting in the first ODI in Melbourne on Sunday.
  • England were thrashed 4-0 in the five-Test Ashes series by Australia cricket team but have had better results in the 50-over format.
  • They have a better record than any other team since the last World Cup winning 34 of 53 matches.
  • England are the only team since the World Cup with a strike rate above a run a ball (6.3 per over), have scored the most totals in excess of 300 (24) and two of more than 400 while their batsmen have hit more fours and sixes than any other team.
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