Australia and England would lock horn against each other in the 2nd Semi-finals of World Cup 2019 at Edgbaston in Birmingham.
Australia vs England, 2nd Semi-Finals, ICC World Cup 2019
Venue: Edgbaston in Birmingham
Date and Time: 11 July 2019, 3:00 PM IST
Australia won the toss and elected to bat first.
Australia changes: Peter Handscomb will come in for Usman Khawaja.
England changes: Unchanged
Bangladesh(286/10 lost to India (314/9) by 28 runs.
India (306/5) lost to England (337/7) by 31 runs.
New Zealand (237/6) lost to Pakistan (241/4) by 6 wickets.
South Africa (241/6) lost to New Zealand (245/6) by 4 wickets.
1975: Australia registered the victory in the low scoring game
Best bowling figure (Australia): G Gilmore: 14/6
Best Batting figure (Australia): G Gilmore 28 runs off 28 balls
1979: England notched an easy win against Aussies.
Australia: 159 /9
Best bowling figure(England): R Willies: 1/20 in 11 overs at an economy of 1.81
Best batting figure (England): G Gooch (53). J Brearley(44)
1987: A small mistake resulted in England loss.
Player of the match: D Boon scored crucial 75 runs for England.
1992: Botham took England to towards a historic win.
Man of the match: Sir Ian Botham (53 runs off 77 balls). 4 wickets at an economy of 3.10.
2003: The Andy Bichel Show
Man of the match: Andy Bichel (7/20), Economy 2.00
2007: Ponting took the charge
Man of the Match: Shaun Tait (3/41), economy 4.10.
Top scorer( Australia): Ricky Ponting (86 off 106 balls)
2015: Finch ton took the Aussies to next level
Man of the match: Aaron Finch (135 runs off 128 balls)
2019: Behrendroff and Starc crushed the English batting line up
Man of the Match: J Behrendorff (5 wickets) – Economy 4.40
Michell Starc: 5 wickets (economy- 4.96 )
Australia vs England Team News
Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jason Behrendorff, Kane Richardson, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins
Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Dawson, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Joe Root
Confirmed playing 11:
David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Steven Smith, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon
Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
M Starc England dismissal
JJ Roy: four times in 9 innings
E Morgan: three times in 15 innings
J Buttler: once in 13 innings.
Ben Stokes Australia dismissal
A Finch: three times in 14 innings
M Wade: two times in 12 innings.
C Woakes Australia dismissal
D Warner: three times in 10 innings.
S Smith: two times in 15 innings.
Patt Cumming England Dismissal
E Morgan: Four times in 13 innings
J Root : Three times in 9 innings
J Roy: Three times in 9 innings
Adil Rashid Australian Dismissal
Steve Smith: 5 times in 12 innings
A Finch: four times in 13 innings
M Stoinis: four times in 12 innings.
E Morgan against M Starc
Ball Bowled: 73
J Roy against M Starc
Ball bowled: 118
J Bairstow against M Starc:
Balls Bowled: 45
Smith against Mark Wood
Balls Bowled: 53
D Warner against Chris Woakes
Balls Bowled: 59
Aaron Finch against B Stokes
Balls bowled: 33
Fantasy Picks from Australia:
David Warner has slammed 638 runs in 9 innings in the world cup> Not only this, he has got 17 fifties and four hundred against England. He could be really dangerous to English bowlers.
Aaron Finch is the second leading run scorer for Australia with 507 runs in 9 innings. He holds an average of 52.21 against England, plus he has got two hundred from his last three ODI innings against this opposition.
M Starc has got maximum of 26 wickets in 9 matches for Australia in the World cup. You can afford to miss him. Against England, he has bagged 25 wickets in 15 matches.
Fantasy picks from England:
Jofra Archer has got 17 wickets in 9 games so far and he could be a series threat to the Australian openers.
J Roy has slammed 341 runs in this World Cup with the highest score of 153 runs in five innings and his average against this opposition is 41.09. Don’t miss him out.
Ben Stokes has bagged 48 wickets against the Aussies in 28 matches. In World Cup 2019, Ben Stokes has got 7 wickets to his name along with 381 runs at an average of 52.42. He is an English asset.
J Root is the leading run scorer for England with 500 runs in 9 innings. You can choose him as your captain.
if Australia bats first
Captain vs vice Captain: D Warner & M Starc