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Patna : England demolished Australia by 8 wickets in a Group 1 match of ICC T20 World Cup at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE, on October 30, 2021, late night, as opener Jos Buttler (wk) scored an unbeaten 71 in 32 balls hitting 5 fours and 5 sixes while Jonny Bairstow remained 16 not out in 11 balls with 2 sixes, both off spinner Adam Zampa.

England had won the toss and opted to bat. Batting first, Australia were all out for just 125 runs in 20 overs. England fast bowler Chris Jordan was named Player Of The Match for taking three wickets.

Chasing a target of 126 runs, Australia scored 126/2 just 11.4 overs.Openers Jos Buttler and Jason Roy added 66 runs for the first wicket. Roy fell to Zampa for 22 runs in 20 balls hitting 1 four and 1 six. Dawid Malan fell to spinner Ashton Agar for 8 making it 97/2. Buttler hit Zampa for 2 sixes and Agar for 1 six. He hit fastĀ  bowler Mitchell Starc for 3 fours in 8th over. Buttler had hit Starc for 2 sixes in 6th over. Strac conceded 37 runs in 3 overs without getting any wicket..