Australia had been lowered to 73-5 in response to England’s 302-7 and seemed to be getting ready to defeat, however they have been rescued by their highest-ever ODI sixth-wicket partnership of 212.
Maxwell hit seven maximums as he racked up 108 runs from 90 balls – his highest rating within the 50-over format – whereas Carey added 106 for his maiden ton.
Both gamers have been dismissed as a part of a dramatic finale, however Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins acquired the 10 runs required from the ultimate over because the vacationers received with simply two balls to spare.
Earlier, an astonishing begin to Wednesday’s play noticed England lose Jason Roy and Joe Root within the first two deliveries of the day, as Starc set about dismantling England’s prime order.
Yet Jonny Bairstow (112) led an excellent counter-attack that had not solely given the hosts a combating probability, however put Australia on the again foot.
Chris Woakes and Root took two wickets apiece within the early levels of Australia’s reply as England took management.
But Maxwell and Carey’s heroics flipped the script and meant it was Australia who received 2-1, avenging their loss by the identical scoreline within the trio of T20I matches.
England received the toss and Eoin Morgan selected to bat, although the captain discovered himself out within the center simply three deliveries in.
Having survived the remainder of Starc’s first over, Morgan (23) and Bairstow started the fightback with some crunching boundaries from Australia’s tempo assault, with Sam Billings (57) and Woakes (53 not out) guaranteeing the innings completed with a flourish regardless of spinner Adam Zampa taking 3-51.
Australia’s prime order fared little higher than their England counterparts – Aaron Finch (12) and Marcus Stoinis (4) falling to Woakes (2-46), whereas Root got here up with a formidable cameo to dismiss David Warner and Mitchell Marsh.
It appeared like recreation over when Marnus Labuschagne was cheaply run out, whereas Carey would have been out early if not for Jofra Archer’s no ball and Maxwell survived a overview off the bowling of Adil Rashid (1-68).
But they have been super in taking Australia to the brink of victory, which was all however sealed when Starc smashed Rashid – who had dismissed Maxwell – for a six off the primary ball of the ultimate over in England’s first residence ODI collection defeat in 5 years.
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