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Cricket highlights: England smash record 481 ODI runs against Australia at Trent Bridge

England made the highest one-day international run total in history as they crushed Australia by 242 runs yesterday
It was absolute carnage at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on June 19, 2018, as England broke the record of the highest ODI score during the first innings of the third ODI. England scored 481 for 6, becoming the first team to surpass the 450 runs mark in an ODI inning. Yesterday's win at Trent Bridge was England's biggest ever in ODIs, and Australia's biggest ever defeat. During this innings, England broke the record which was incidentally already held by them. The English side had scored 444 for 3 against Pakistan two years ago at this very venue. Australia wins toss and decides to bowl first Earlier in the day, Australian captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bowl first on a flat deck at Trent Bridge. Openers Jonny Bairstow (139 runs off 92 balls) and Jason Roy (82 runs off 61 balls) started with a flourish, building a partnership of 159 runs before the latter got run-out. Alex Hales (147 runs off 92 balls) came in next to build another 151 run stand before Jonny Bairstow lost his...