The Latest: Australia 27-3, Carey hit on helmet

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Cricket World Cup (all times local):

11:20 a.m.

Australia is 27-3 after 10 overs and its batsmen are being shaken up by England's bowling.

Alex Carey, who has come in up the order after the departure of Peter Handscomb for 4, required medical treatment on his jaw after being struck in the head by a rising delivery from Jofra Archer.

Carey's helmet was actually removed by the force of the 139-kph (86-mph) delivery, with the batsman catching it before it dropped to the ground.

Steve Smith is on 4 and Carey is on 9.

Handscomb was bowled by Chris Woakes to leave Australia 14-3 at the time.

It is tied for the second-lowest score after the opening powerplay at this tournament. The lowest — 24-4 — was made by India in the first semifinal against New Zealand.


10:50 a.m.

David Warner, Australia's most in-form batsman at the Cricket World Cup, has joined his captain back in the dressing room with just 16 balls bowled in the innings.

Warner was on 9 when he edged Chris Woakes to Jonny Bairstow at first slip, leaving Australia staggering at 10-2.

Peter Handscomb came in for his World Cup debut.

Warner has made 647 runs this tournament, one fewer than India opener Rohit Sharma.


10:35 a.m.

Australia has lost its captain for a golden duck in the second over.

Aaron Finch was trapped lbw by Jofra Archer's first ball. Finch reviewed, but replays showed the ball was hitting the stumps.

Australia was 4-1 after seven balls.

Boos greeted the entrance of Steve Smith to partner David Warner in the middle.


10:05 a.m.

Australia has won the toss and chosen to bat first against England in the second semifinal at Edgbaston.

England was unchanged, while Australia brings in Peter Handscomb for the injured Usman Khawaja. Handscomb will bat at No. 4, meaning Steve Smith goes up the order to No. 3.

There were scattered clouds on a sunny and warm morning in Birmingham.


England: Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood.

Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), David Warner, Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon.


6:20 a.m.

Host England takes on five-time champion Australia at Edgbaston in the second Cricket World Cup semifinal on Thursday.

The winner plays New Zealand at Lord's in the final on Sunday.

Australia leads long-time rival England 82-61 in completed ODI matches and 6-2 in World Cup games. It beat England by 64 runs in the group stage of the current edition.

Australia has two batters in the top five scorers at the tournament — openers David Warner (638) and Aaron Finch (507) — and the leading wicket-taker in Mitchell Starc (26). Joe Root is England's top scorer on 500 runs and its leading wicket-taker Jofra Archer has 17.

England, playing its first World Cup semifinal since 1992, has beaten Australia in three straight ODI games at Edgbaston.

Mostly overcast conditions and possible showers are forecast for Birmingham with temperatures up to 22 degrees (72 F).


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