• Thursday, December 08, 2022

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Stokes and Morgan knock Australia out of Champions Trophy

Ben Stokes

By: Sarwar Alam

Ben Stokes hit a career-best 102 not out and captain Eoin Morgan 87 as England knocked Australia out of the Champions Trophy with a 40-run win over their arch-rivals at Edgbaston on Saturday (10). England collapsed to 35 for three chasing 278 for victory before left-handers Morgan and Stokes changed the course of the game with a fourth-wicket partnership of 159 off 158 balls. Stokes’s third one-day international century was his highest score at this level after the all-rounder had twice made 101. When a second downpour finally saw play abandoned for the day, England were 240 for four off…

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