Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sun 04 Jun 2023 Bell, Bopara ease England to 2-0 lead England have taken a 2-0 lead in the NatWest Series against Australia after defeating the hosts by 6 wickets in the Second ODI at The Oval in London on Sunday. Ravi Bopara and Ian Bell scored fifties as England chased down Australia’s target of 252 comfortably with 26 balls to spare. Australia need to show all-round improvement at The Oval Even though Australia’s 15-run loss in the first ODI at Lord’s represented a close contest, with slightly better efforts from the visitors in both the batting and bowling departments, the result of the game could well have been different.