Thrilling win for Aus

England wilted under pressure as Australia edged home by five runs in a low-scoring thriller in Adelaide on Sunday to win the five-match series 4-1.

Set a meagre 218 to win their second match on the tour, England looked on course while Joe Root (55) and Eoin Morgan (39) were at the crease, having added 64 runs for the fourth wicket.

England needed another 64 at that stage with seven wickets in hand but Morgan’s dismissal, while trying to loft James Faulkner over the infield, turned the game in Australia’s favour.

Root also fell to Faulkner two overs later as Australia tightened the screws. The needless run-out of Tim Bresnan (13), to a direct hit from Glenn Maxwell, complicated things. 

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