Australia skipper Aaron Finch hit a hundred preceding left-arm quicks Jason Behrendorff and Mitchell Starc shared nine wickets as the prevailing bosses pounded England by 64 keeps running on Tuesday to book their place in the World Cup semi-finals.
Finch made precisely 100 of every an aggregate of 285-7 at Lord’s before England drooped to 221 hard and fast with 32 balls left.
The reviewed Behrendorff took 5-44 — his initial five-wicket pull in a one-day universal — while Starc turned into the main bowler at the competition with 19 scalps gratitude to a take of 4-43.
For England, who entered the masterpiece occasion as the top-positioned side in ODI cricket, this was a subsequent straight annihilation after their stun 20-run misfortune to Sri Lanka.
The host country, offering to win a first World Cup, can in any case fit the bill for the semi-finals yet they are probably going to need to beat at any rate one of liked India and New Zealand in their staying two gathering recreations.
“You don’t win the competition on the off chance that you don’t achieve the semis,” said man-of-the-coordinate Finch. “That is the primary piece ticked off. Britain are an emerge side, they are a group that can dismantle you at stages. We discovered approaches to continue getting wickets.”
Britain lost a wicket off only the second chunk of their pursuit, with the battling James Vince — playing since Jason Roy was out with hamstring damage — bowled by a Behrendorff inswinger.
Starc then took two wickets in nine balls.
Test captain Joe Root was plumb lbw to an inswinger for eight preceding England commander Eoin Morgan (four) fell into a snaring trap when a top-edge was held securely by Pat Cummins at fine leg.
Australia, who had lost 10 of their past 11 ODIS against England, were in finished accuse of the hosts now 26-3.
Britain have flooded to the highest point of the ODI rankings on the back of forceful run-scoring yet the stress for Morgan’s men is that such a large number of their top request seem to realize just a single method to bat.
Jonny Bairstow, fell beside an indiscreet snare off Behrendorff before Stokes and Jos Buttler (25) fixed a portion of the harm with a fifth-wicket remain of 71.
Buttler was all around gotten by Usman Khawaja, running round and remaining simply inside the profound square leg limit off Marcus Stoinis.
Feeds insubordinately hit Glenn Maxwell for two sixes in three balls at the same time, in the blink of an eye before finishing his fifty, the all-rounder pulled up with calf damage.
Starc was taken back to take a key wicket and properly obliged with a jolt yorker, his eighteenth wicket of the competition, that finished Stokes’ 115-ball innings of 89, including eight fours and two sixes.
Feeds’ expulsion left England 177-6 in the 37th over and adequately finished the challenge. Starc finished the match when he expelled Adil Rashid.
“I thought for a great deal of today we were outflanked,” conceded Morgan, who said England’s destiny stayed in their own hands in spite of a third thrashing of the competition. “We’re not feeling the weight of being top choices,” he said. “We are responsible for how we go from here on in. We win two diversions, we certainly experience. It’s a matter of creating that presentation in one, if not both of those.”
Prior, Finch and individual opener David Warner (53) got through some testing early overs to share a remain of 123 as such a large number of England’s pacemen, except for Chris Woakes, dropped short.
The captain’s exit started a late whirlwind of wickets yet Australia had enough keeps running on the board.
Both Warner, the World Cup’s driving run-scorer, and Steve Smith were booed as they entered and left the field following their ongoing come back from year-long bans for ball-altering.