Australia v England: second one-day international – live

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11th over: England 48-3 (target 281; Vince 16, Billings 9) Billings takes a quick single and then cheerily berates himself for running on the pitch. “What am I doing on there?”

Three singles from another quiet over. Australia are well on top.

10th over: England 45-3 (target 281; Vince 15, Billings 7) Marcus Stoinis replaces Hazelwood (4-1-24-1) and concedes just a couple from a good over of wicket-to-wicket hustle. Australia have squeezed England since the wicket of Salt; the last five overs have cost just 11 runs.

9th over: England 43-3 (target 281; Vince 14, Billings 6) Billings, who is struggling to time it, flicks Agar fine for a couple. Those are the only runs from the over; Billings has 6 from 18 balls, Vince 14 from 15.

8th over: England 41-3 (target 281; Vince 14, Billings 4) Billings is again hit on the thigh by a nipbacker from Hazlewood; then he edges through the vacant slip cordon for a single. Three from…

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This article was written by Jonathan Howcroft and Rob Smyth and originally published on