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Australia wins toss and elects to bat first in 4th ODI

Australia wins toss and bats first in 4th ODI with chance to take series

Australia wins toss and elects to bat first in 4th ODI

LEEDS, England (AP) -- Australia won the toss and decided to bat first against England in the fourth one-day international at Leeds, with a second chance to take the five-match series on Thursday.

The side batting first has won all three previous games, with Australia leading 2-1.

The Aussies handed allrounder Marcus Stoinis his ODI debut after featuring in the Twenty20 at Cardiff. He's in for spinner Ashton Agar, and allrounder John Hastings has replaced the rested Mitchell Starc.

England, after winning by 93 runs on Tuesday, also changed two. Fast bowler Steven Finn was being rested, giving Mark Wood a chance, and David Willey was in for the injured Chris Woakes.

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Lineups:

England: Eoin Morgan (captain), Jason Roy, Alex Hales, James Taylor, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood.

Australia: Steve Smith (captain), Aaron Finch, Joe Burns, George Bailey, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Wade, John Hastings, James Pattinson, Pat Cummins.


Updated : 2021-09-28 11:36 GMT+08:00