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Alex Carey’s heroic effort could not save Australia

Alex Carey’s heroic effort could not save Australia

England have reached the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after beating arch rivals Australia in a convincing fashion at Headingley on Thursday. The Aussies were outclassed in all departments as they were restricted to a total of just 223.

Wicket-keeper batsman Alex Carey tried to stabilize things with Steve Smith after the loss of 3 wickets up front as they both put on a partnership of 103 runs and held the innings together after the initial blows.

Carey survived a nasty blow during the start of his innings as he started bleeding immediately after being hit by a bouncer from Jofra Archer. However, he continued batting after getting the bandages on his face as he wanted to help his side in the all-important game.

Carey eventually got out in the 28th over, falling prey to leg-spinner Adil Rashid. The stylish left-hander hit 4 boundaries during his innings, but his effort eventually went in vain as he England easily chased down the total in 33 overs at the loss of just 2 wickets.