Defending champions England have been eradicated from the 50-over World Cup after their 33-run defeat by Ashes rivals Australia on Saturday in Ahmedabad, India.
Australia posted 286 all out with Marnus Labuschagne (71) top-scoring for them after the five-time champions have been put in to bat.
England managed 253 in reply to droop to their sixth defeat in seven matches and keep rooted to the underside of the desk.
Opener Dawid Malan (50) and Ben Stokes (64) smashed half-centuries however England didn’t produce important partnerships and have been bowled out in 48.1 overs.
Australia spinner Adam Zampa (3-21) was participant of the match for his stellar bowling that included the prized wickets of England captain Jos Buttler, Stokes and Moeen Ali (42).
Australia are third within the standings after their fifth win in seven matches.
“It definitely looks like a low level,” Buttler stated after the aspect’s untimely exit from the 10-team tournament.
“To be stood on this place, having arrived in India with excessive hopes is extremely powerful and disappointing. It hurts rather a lot.”
Earlier, Chris Woakes (4-54) rattled Australia, eradicating each the openers inside six overs after Buttler elected to subject on the Narendra Modi Stadium.
In his first over, Travis Head’s half-hearted dab ended up in Joe Root’s secure palms within the slip.
In Woakes’s third over, David Willey at midwicket had on a regular basis on the earth to settle beneath a sky-er after David Warner, who had tonked a six two balls earlier, mistimed his pull.
Labuschagne and Smith then shored up Australia with a 75-run partnership however England refused to throw within the towel.
Adil Rashid dismissed Smith and Josh Inglis in his successive overs to cut back Australia to 117-4 close to the midway stage of the Australian innings.
Cameron Inexperienced (47) and Marcus Stoinis (35) scored briskly and Zampa contributed a fast 29 runs to take Australia previous the 275 mark.
England’s chase obtained off to the worst doable begin with Jonny Bairstow falling for a first-ball duck tickling a loosener from Mitchell Starc which Inglis caught diving to his left.
Root fell after an eventful 17-ball keep throughout which he was dropped as soon as, survived an lbw overview, and finally departed caught behind after Australia challenged the preliminary not-out resolution.
Malan and Stokes revived England’s chase with an 84-run stand however England didn’t get one other important partnership after they fell.
Their title defence was successfully over when Stokes swept Zampa to Stoinis at tremendous leg.
“It’s been nice. The boys have performed brilliantly, each recreation we’ve discovered a strategy to win,” Australia captain Pat Cummins stated of their five-match successful streak.
“I nonetheless don’t suppose we’ve performed the entire recreation. However we’ve had totally different match-winners.”