ICC Champions Trophy: Bell, Anderson star as England beat Australia in pre-Ashes clash

Ian Bell made 91 with the bat as England posted 269 for six. James Anderson starred with the ball, picking up three wickets as Australia ended at 221/9 - 48 runs short.

updated: June 11, 2013 13:27 IST
  • Total Shares

Birmingham, United Kingdom: Ian Bell starred as England drew first blood in a marathon sequence of matches against Australia with a 48-run victory over the title-holders in their Champions Trophy opener at Edgbaston on Saturday. (See: Match in pics)

Scorecard | Schedule | Stats | Points Table | Teams and Squads

Bell made 91 on his Warwickshire home ground, to the delight of a capacity 25,000 crowd, as England posted 269 for six after captain Alastair Cook won the toss. (Also read: London Dairy - Indian team's policy is to keep media at bay!)

Show Full Article