Dawid Malan registers a record that Virat, Dhoni,

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Dawid Malan responded to missing England’s T20 World Cup triumph over Pakistan in the final on Sunday by smashing a career-best 134. His second ODI century helped England to a respectable total after the visitors were in early trouble at 66-4.

England opted not to risk Malan for the T20 final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground as the left-hander recovered from a groin injury. But the No. 3 played a lone hand for the tourists against an Australia attack determined to bounce back from a disappointing early World Cup exit.

Cummins (3-62) removed opener Phil Salt and No. 4 James Vince in quick succession to have England reeling, while Mitchell Starc bowled Jason Roy with an in-swinger. Malan was able to drum up enough support to rebuild England’s innings.

Meanwhile, he became the first cricketer to score 400+ runs within the first ten innings of ODIs and T20Is.

After 10 ODIs – 453 runs
After 10 T20Is – 469 runs

The teams play again on Saturday in Sydney and next Tuesday in Melbourne.

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