England post new all-time record one-day global total


England's Jonny Bairstow celebrates reaching a century during the one-day global cricket match at Trent Bridge.

Australia's one-day cricket woes have plummeted to a new low as England racked up a men's world record total of 481-6 en route to a crushing 242-run win at Trent Bridge.

None of Australia's bowlers - and Tim Paine used eight in total - escaped the caning handed out by England's top order, although Ashton Agar conceded a comparably "frugal" seven runs per over.

Jonny Bairstow plundered a magnificent 139 off 92 balls while Alex Hales smashed 147 from 92. D'Arcy Short carved David Willey's first ball for six and his second for four, while Travis Head brushed off a painful blow from a Mark Wood bouncer (Wood exceeded 91 miles per hour in that first spell) to help Australia keep up with the rate for the first 12 overs.

It looked as though England would go past the 500-run barrier before a few late wickets caused the run flow to dry up slightly.

Bairstow, who opened the batting and got the home team off to a ideal start as he and Jason Roy (82) put on 159 inside 20 overs, has now scored four centuries in his last six ODI innings.

According to Cricbuzz, Paine told media after the game, "We have a really inexperienced attack and we would be foolish not to go through it and learn from it".

"Wherever we put the field they hit the gaps".

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"I've got massive respect for England and the way they are playing their cricket", said Langer.

England got off to a flying start with Jason Roy and Bairstow offering a sign of what was to come.

On a day to forget for the bowlers, Richardson had the best figures, finishing with 3-92, who found himself on a hat-trick with the wickets of Hales and Morgan (67).

Bairstow was dropped on 30 by Marcus Stoinis and that proved extremely costly as he began to pepper the boundary.

Roy and Bairstow got things underway with a 159 run opening partnership, only broken when the former needlessly ran himself out.

But the home batsmen were rarely troubled on a road of a wicket as 21 sixes rained down on the ground where the Test side were bowled out for 60 on Australia's last visit three years ago. Suffice to say, all pretence of maintaining a balance between bat and ball disappears in such circumstances.

"It's certainly a day to be proud". These two added 124 runs to take the score over 450.