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Sport Jason Roy breaks England ODI score record

14:11  14 january  2018
14:11  14 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

Smith falls short of Bradman mark

  Smith falls short of Bradman mark Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja's 188-run partnership at the SCG has ended but Australia are close to overhauling England's first innings lead at lunch on day three of the Ashes series finale. Smith's side are 3-277, having trimmed England's lead to 69 runs.The skipper fell 17 runs short of a record-equalling fourth century in the series, with Moeen Ali claiming a low catch off his own bowling to dismiss the world's best batsman.Smith will require an unbeaten score of nine or more in the second innings to break an 88-year Don Bradman record after England finally found a way to dismiss the Australian captain.

Jason Roy has made the highest ever one-day international score by an England batsman. Download our free app on the App Store or Google Play for the latest headlines and breaking news alerts.

England recorded their highest ODI score against the Aussies in a highly entertaining encounter in Cardiff. Jason Roy struck his 5th ODI hundred to propell England up to a daunting 342-8, aided by 91 not out from stand-in skipper Jos Buttler.

Roy scored his 180 off 150 balls, overtaking the 171 scored by Alex Hales against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in 2016. © AAP Image Roy scored his 180 off 150 balls, overtaking the 171 scored by Alex Hales against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in 2016. Big-hitting opener Jason Roy has smashed the highest one-day international score by an England batsman, belting 180 during Sunday's series-opener against Australia at the MCG.

Roy scored his 180 off 150 balls, overtaking the 171 scored by Alex Hales against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in 2016.

The 27-year-old hammered five sixes and 16 fours in his record knock, as he shared in a 221-run partnership with Joe Root for England's third wicket.

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