England continued to dominate Australia in ODI cricket as they defeated the world champions by 38 runs at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff and took a 2-0 lead in the 5 match ODI series.
Australia asked England to bat first and Jason Roy's 120 runs off 108 balls and Jos Buttler's unbeaten 91 runs helped England to post a massive total of 342/8. In response, Aussies kept losing wickets regularly and no one supported Shaun Marsh and eventually, Australia got all out for 304 runs in the 48th over. Shaun Marsh scored 131 runs and for England, Liam Plunkett took 4 wickets.
All the key stats and facts from the second ODI match between England and Australia at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff :
3 - England has won all the three ODIs they played against Australia at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.
14 - Australia has now lost 14 out of last 17 ODIs they played away from home since their win against Ireland at Benoni in September 2016.
91* - Jos Buttler's 91 not out is the highest ODI individual score by a keeper captain for England. He broke the record of Alec Stewart's 88 runs against Sri Lanka at Lords in World Cup 1999.
100 - Adil Rashid became the second spinner after Graeme Swann and overall 7th bowler to take 100 wickets for England in ODI cricket.
342/8 - England's total of 342/8 is their highest ever total against Australia in ODIs. The previous highest total against Australia was 333/6 at Sydney in 2011.
2051 - Shaun Marsh completed 2000 ODI runs during his 131 runs knock. The left-hander has scored 2051 runs at an average of 39.44 in 55 ODIs with 4 hundreds and 12 fifties.