Sport Jason Roy breaks England ODI score record

14:11  14 january  2018
14:11  14 january  2018 Source:   MSN

Roy's record century guides England to ODI win vs Australia

  Roy's record century guides England to ODI win vs Australia Jason Roy scored an England record 180 from 151 balls and shared a 221-run partnership with skipper Joe Root in a one-day international victory that ended a drought for the tourists in Australia.Coming off a 4-0 loss in the five-test Ashes series, England won the toss and sent Australia in to bat Sunday in the series-opening ODI, then chased down the target of 305 with 7 balls and five wickets to spare. © The Associated Press England's Jason Roy celebrates scoring a century against Australia during their ODI cricket match in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.

Roy broke umpteen records with his 180 from 151 balls, posting new marks for the highest ODI score for England , and the biggest individual ODI score at the MCG, while England 's total was the highest second innings score in ODIs at the venue. Jason Roy on his way to a record - breaking 180.

Jason Roy led the charge with a record breaking century as England turned from whipping boys to history boys to finally end Australian dominance. Roy ’s brilliant 180 overhauled Alex Hales 171 as the best ODI score by an England batsman and his 221 run stand with Joe Root was England ’s highest

Roy scored his 180 off 150 balls, overtaking the 171 scored by Alex Hales against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in 2016. © AAP Image Roy scored his 180 off 150 balls, overtaking the 171 scored by Alex Hales against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in 2016. Big-hitting opener Jason Roy has smashed the highest one-day international score by an England batsman, belting 180 during Sunday's series-opener against Australia at the MCG.

Roy scored his 180 off 150 balls, overtaking the 171 scored by Alex Hales against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in 2016.

The 27-year-old hammered five sixes and 16 fours in his record knock, as he shared in a 221-run partnership with Joe Root for England's third wicket.

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