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Summary

  1. England top group with 100% record
  2. Defeat eliminates Australia
  3. Stokes 102* (108), Morgan 87 (81)
  4. Stokes & Morgan add 159 from 35-3
  5. Aus 277-9: Head 71*, Wood 4-33

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By Amy Lofthouse and Kal Sajad

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye...

    Another rain-affected game at Edgbaston but there is very little doubt on who was going on to win this. Stellar performances with the ball, led by Mark Wood and Adil Rashid. At 35-3, England were in trouble, but captain Eoin Morgan played an important knock and Ben Stokes reminded us why he is such a gem.

    However, there are still some major question marks on Jason Roy, who went cheaply once again.

    You can watch highlights of this game on BBC Two at 22:30 BST this evening.

    England will play the runners-up of Group B on Wednesday. On Sunday, we have a blockbuster game featuring India and South Africa, in what is essentially a quarter-final.

    Until then, enjoy your Saturday night. Goodbye.

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    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC cricket correspondent on TMS

    Australia have had some bad luck along the way but today is not in that category. They have been well beaten by England.

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    Mohammad Rizwan: Australian players are not going to be able to negotiate a pay rise with this performance!

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    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    I would definitely stick with Jason Roy for the semi-final, because that might be the confidence boost for his game.

  5. How's stat?!

    Andy Zaltzman

    BBC Test Match Special statistician

    England hit eight sixes and 27 fours - that's 66% in boundaries, compared in their overall average of 50% in the past two seasons.

    Of their past 17 home ODIs, England have won 14, lost two and tied one.

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    Peter John Watson: Is that Australia out the tournament without finishing a game?

  7. 'Stokes the best in the world'

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    The thing for me was the audacious nature of the England response to being 35-3.

    Ben Stokes at the moment looks as good as any player in the world. He's come back from the IPL in a bubble of confidence. For his own confidence, for his own stature on the world stage, this is the most significant knock of his career.

  8. England win by 40 runs (DLS)

    There we go, we have confirmation. England have beaten Australia by 40 runs on DLS.

    They top Group A, Bangladesh second. Australia and New Zealand are heading home.

    Who would have predicted that at the start of the tournament?

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    Right on cue, Swanny. I had these clips of Rashid all ready to go. The Yorkshire-man matched Wood with four wickets, ending with figures of 10-1-41-4

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    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    Adil Rashid bowled beautifully. Sometimes injuries are a blessing in disguise - and Chris Woakes' injury is proving to be just that for Rashid.

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    For those who may have missed it: Yes, Stokes was on fire, but here's how Mark Wood continued to impress with the ball earlier today, finishing with figures of 10-1-33-4

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    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC cricket correspondent on TMS

    I can't see this game continuing now. It's such a sorry way for such an entertaining game to come to an end.

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    Here's the Ben Stokes flick that Virat Kholi described on Twitter as "one of the best shots I've seen for a while" ...

  15. How's stat?!

    Andy Zaltzman

    BBC Test Match Special statistician

    England have made 25 hundreds in 47 ODIs since the 2015 World Cup. By contrast, they made 22 in 88 ODIs between the 2011 and 2015 World Cups.

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    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    England have probably packed their bags already and are knocking on the referee's door.

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    The cut-off point for this game is 19:14 BST, but we should know well before that whether the players will be returning to the field.

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    Tom Fordyce

    Chief sports writer at Edgbaston

    Skies looking grim above Edgbaston. Grey set in as far as the tired eye can see, the towers of the city centre obscured by low cloud. The wise might not wait this one out.

    Umpires at Edgbaston
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    Andy Zaltzman

    BBC Test Match Special statistician

    Ben Stokes' century came off 108 balls and contained two sixes and 13 fours - that's 64 runs in boundaries. It was his third ODI hundred and his highest score in ODIs - he was out twice for 101.

  20. Post update

    The rain seems to be heavier than anything we've seen so far today. As it stands, England and Bangladesh will make it through Group A and into the semi-finals.

    Australia, like New Zealand, will be on that long flight home.

    Swanny is spot on, this is up there with Ben Stokes' finest England performances ...