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The fifth match of tri-series between India-A, Windies-A and England Lions will be played tomorrow(June 28) at County Ground, Northampton. Windies A has faced two defeats in their two fixtures so far and is hanging in the middle of getting knocked out. One more loss and they will be out of the tri-series. The match is scheduled to start at 03:30 PM IST/11:00 AM Local.
England Lions faced their first defeat of the series against India A tomorrow in the last game. After winning the toss, India A opted to bat and gave a huge total of 310 to chase with the help of a century from Mayank Agarwal (112) and fifties from Shubham Gill (72) and GH Vihari (69). In response, England Lions got bundled out for just 207, resulting in a loss by 102 runs.
This is a must-win game for Windies A if they wish to qualify for the finals. In their previous encounter with England Lions, Windies A only managed to get 231 in 44.4 over in response to England’s 318-5 in the allotted overs. As a result, England Lions thrashed them by 87 runs.
If we talk about the points table, both India-A and England Lions have 4 points in 3 games and are placed first and second respectively. So, let’s see if Windies could manage a win here and make things interesting.
County Ground in Northampton assists both- batsmen as well as bowlers. The wicket has something for everyone. The average first innings score at this venue is 211, while the highest total recorded at this venue is 223/9 by Ban vs Pak. So, tomorrow’s game is also expected to be a decent total affair.
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Avg 1st inn score: 211
Avg 2nd inn score: 135
Highest Total: 223/9 (50 Ov) by Ban vs Pak
Lowest Total: 110/10 (35.2 Ov) by SL vs RSA
Lowest Defended: 223/9 (50 Ov) by Ban vs Pak
England Lions faced their first defeat in the tri-series against India-A in the last match. however, they are expected to remain unchanged for tomorrow’s game. Reece Topley was given rest in the last game. He might remain on the bench or get to play tomorrow. C Jordan has been selected in England’s T20 squad and will not feature.
Windies A is expected to undergo a couple of changes after two consecutive losses.
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Steven Mullaney (c), Liam Dawson, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Nick Gubbins, Reece Topley, Liam Livingstone, Ben Foakes (wk), Matthew Fisher, Sam Hain, Tom Helm, Matthew Parkinson, Ed Barnard
Devon Thomas, Jason Mohammed(c), Oshane Thomas, Jermaine Blackwood, Chemar Holder, Sunil Ambris, Andre McCarthy, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Keemo Paul, Rahkeem Cornwall, Dominic Drakes, Rovman Powell, Raymon Reifer, Jomel Warrican
The probable EN-A vs WI-A playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Ben Foakes
Batsmen: TK Cadmore, S Hain, N Gubbins
All-rounder: L Dawson, L Livingstone
Bowlers: S Mullaney, M Fisher, T Helm, M Parkinson (Doubt: R Topley)
Wicket-keeper: Devon Thomas
Batsmen: J Mohammed (c), J Blackwood, Andre McCarthy, C Hemraj (Sunil Ambris)
All-rounder: Rovman Powell, Raymon Reifer, Rahkeem Cornwall,
Bowlers: Jomel Warrican, Chemar Holder, Dominic Drakes (Oshane Thomas)
For England Lions, the key batters will be L Livingstone, TK Cadmore, Sam Hain, Nick Gubbins, and wicketkeeper Ben Foakes. Although none of them managed to score big in the last game against India-A, all of them had a great season in Royal London One Day Cup 2018. TK Cadmore scored a half-century and Sam Hain scored unbeaten 145 off 134 balls in their first encounter with Windies-A.
In bowling, L Dawson has bagged 8 wickets and is the leading wicket-taker for the hosts. M Fisher and Ed Barnard took 2 wickets each in the last game.
For the visitors, J Blackwood, skipper J Mohammed, and all-rounder R Powell will be the key performer with the bat. Jason Mohammed and R Powell scored a fifty in the first game against England Lions while wicket-keeper Devon Thomas scored unbeaten 64 against India-A.
In bowling, Dominic Drakes, Chemar Holder, and J Warrican will be the key. Drakes has taken 3 wickets in 2 matches so far while Chemar Holder and Warrican have bowled economical so far.
In wicket keeping, both will be a good choice.
In batsmen, S Hain, TK Cadmore, L Livingstone and J Mohammed/J Blackwood will be a perfect bet.
In all-rounder, you can choose Liam Dawson, R Powell, and S Mullaney/R Cornwall.
In bowling, D Drakes, M Fisher, and Tom Helm will be a safe bet.
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