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Australia vs. England, 1st T20I: Video Highlights, Scorecard and Report

HOBART, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29:  Cameron White of Australia bats during game one of the International Twenty20 series between Australia and England at Blundstone Arena on January 29, 2014 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorDecember 20, 2016

Australia beat England by 13 runs in the first Twenty20 International in Hobart.

Cameron White smashed 75 as the hosts made 213-4 in their 20 overs at the Bellerive Oval.

Australia: 213 for 4 (20 overs)
RunsMinutesBalls
White lbw b Wright 75 58 43
Finch c Hales b Broad 52 46 31
Maxwell c Bresnan b Bopara 20 23 13
Bailey c Bresnan b Dernbach 14 29 14
Lynn not out 37 21 19
Christian not out 6 3 2
Extras 2nb 6w 1b 0lb 9
BowlerOversMaidensRunsWickets
Broad4 0 25 1
Dernbach4 0 50 1
Bresnan4 0 40 0
Bopara3 0 26 1
Briggs4 0 53 0
Wright1 0 18 1
BBC

Under lights, the tourists were restricted to 200-9 in their reply, despite Ravi Bopara blasting an unbeaten 65.

England: 200 for 9 (20 overs)
RunsMinutesBalls
Hales lbw b Henriques 22 20 12
Lumb c Lynn b Coulter-Nile 9 5 6
Wright b Henriques 9 11 10
Root c Finch b Coulter-Nile 32 30 24
Morgan b Maxwell 4 7 4
Buttler c Muirhead b Coulter-Nile 20 17 14
Bopara not out 65 40 27
Bresnan b Muirhead 11 19 14
Broad b Coulter-Nile 13 6 5
Dernbach run out (Finch) 5 8 4
Briggs not out 0 2 0
Extras 0nb 7w 0b 3lb 10
BowlerOversMaidensRunsWickets
Maxwell3 0 30 1
Coulter-Nile4 0 31 4
Hazlewood4 0 46 0
Henriques3 0 35 2
Muirhead4 0 34 1
Christian2 0 21 0
BBC

Openers White and Aaron Finch put on a stand of 106, a record opening wicket partnership for Australia against England.

Finch went in the 11th over, caught at long-on off Stuart Broad, after making 52 off 31 balls with three sixes.

White departed two overs later, trapped lbw by Luke Wright, but he smashed four sixes in his 43-ball knock.

Glenn Maxwell (20) and George Bailey (14) came and went before debutant Chris Lynn crashed three sixes in his 19-ball 37.

England lost Michael Lumb (nine) in the second over of their reply. Moises Henriques then struck twice in his opening over, bowling Luke Wright for nine before trapping Alex Hales lbw for 22.

The tourists were 45-3 after five overs and then lost Eoin Morgan for four when he was bowled by Maxwell.

Joe Root and Jos Buttler kept the game alive with a 47-run partnership off 27 balls before they both departed in the same Nathan Coulter-Nile over.

Wicketkeeper Buttler picked out deep cover off a full toss after making 20. Three balls later, Root found long-off after hitting 32 from 24 balls.

Bopara blasted the fastest T20 half-century for England, but the tourists lost wickets at regular intervals and failed to keep in touch with the run rate.

Bopara finished unbeaten on 65 after smashing seven sixes in his 27-ball knock, but England fell short.

The series continues in Melbourne on Friday before finishing in Sydney on Sunday.

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