Malan was caught on the rope by Andrew Tye for Maxwell's second, and David Willey (3) danced down the track next ball to give Alex Carey his first worldwide stumping.
David Warner's side have now won both of its matches in the Twenty20 tri-series involving England and New Zealand.
England still looked set for a total around 200 when they reached the midway point at 96-3 before wickets started to tumble on a regular basis.
Maxwell was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets, while Agar took two and Tye, Richardson, Billy Stanlake and Marcus Stoinis chipped in with one wicket apiece.
These early incisions gave England a chance, but Short and Maxwell were not unduly concerned by the required run rate and so were able to play with relative comfort in their distinctive styles.Читайте также: Lancaster woman bemused by mention in viral Paul Ryan tweet
Adil Rashid and Tom Curran quickly followed as England slipped to 137-9 from 96-2.
Willey removed Warner (four) and Chris Lynn (zero) in the first over and although Maxwell and Short added 78 runs in quick time for the third wicket, Australia stuttered from 2-82 to 5-127.
But Maxwell was refusing to relent and tearing apart the bowling attack. Coming in to face England, Australia will hope to display the allround performance and take a precious win over England.
Despite the early setbacks, BBL dynamo D'Arcy Short flamboyantly attacked as he smashed 17 runs off his first 6 deliveries punctuated by a powerful pulled six off danger man Willey. Hales and Morgan scored 22 runs each.
England's bold batting order continued rollicking in similar fashion to their explosive deeds in the recent ODI series, which they convincingly triumphed 4-1.
Glen Maxwell said he was excited to be there at the end of the match. Yet Maxwell stood his ground and was reprieved on the review although the decision still looked controversial after a number of replays. But the introduction of spin in the form of Ashton Agar reaped instant rewards as the latter hit one back to the bowler and was dismissed on 22.
In-form Short (30 from 20 balls) looked set for a breakout knock at the worldwide level but hammered a return catch to Rashid, whose wily turn was getting England back into the contest.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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