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After an undefeated start to the English campaign in 2 practice matches, new-look Australia is all set to face their favorite rivals-England once again. Both the teams will lock horns in the 5 match ODI series and an only T20I.
Australia missing out their stalwarts- D Warner and S Smith and a couple of favorites is looking confident to start with a win when they face England tomorrow (June 13) at Kennington Oval, London for the first ODI. The clash will begin at 05:30 PM IST/01:00 PM Local.
The hosts suffered a humiliating win on Sunday against neighbors-Scotland and would be looking to start afresh. It will be interesting to watch the first timer Tim Paine leading the team along with Aaron Finch.
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The wicket at Kennington Oval in London ideal for batting. It is considered as the batting paradise with highest total recorded – 398/5. Average first innings score at this venue is 250 and something similar is expected in tomorrow’s game also.
The wicket also favors bowlers as the game wears on.
Avg 1st inn score: 250
Avg 2nd inn score: 213
Highest Total: 398/5 (50 Ov) by NZ vs Eng
Lowest Total: 103/10 (41 Ov) by Eng vs RSA
Highest Chased: 322/3 (48.4 Ov) by SL vs Ind
Lowest Defended: 241/10 (49.4 Ov) by Pak vs Eng
Apart from S Smith and D Warner who are facing the ball-tampering ban, Australia misses out pacer Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood due to injury concerns. D Arcy Short gets his maiden ODI call. Tim Paine will do the leadership duties. Glenn Maxwell is expected to get another chance despite his poor form. With D Arcy Short and G Maxwell getting a chance, Shaun Marsh might have to sit on the bench for the first game.
Hosts will miss the services of all-rounder Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes for the first half of the series.
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Eoin Morgan (c), Alex Hales, Jos Buttler, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Sam Billings, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
Tim Paine (c), Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Kane Richardson, Ashton Agar, Travis Head, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, Jhye Richardson, D’Arcy Short, Alex Carey, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye
The probable ENG vs AUS playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Jos Buttler
Batsmen: Jason Roy, E Morgan, J Bairstow, Alex Hales, Joe Root,
All-rounders: Moeen Ali (Doubt: David Willey)
Bowlers: Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid (Doubts: Jake Ball, Tom Curran)
Wicket-keeper: Tim Paine
Batsmen: D Arcy Short, G Maxwell, A Finch, T Head, S Marsh,
All-rounder: M Stoinis, A Agar
Bowlers: Michael Neser, Kane Richardson, Jhye Richardson, Billy Stanlake/Andrew Tye
For Australia, Travis Head, Shaun Marsh, M Stoinis and Aaron Finch looked in good touch in the practice matches. Travis Head and M Stoinis scored centuries and will be crucial for bulk scoring.
In bowling, Ashton Agar and Kane Richardson were the wicket-takers for Australia.
For England, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales and Jason Roy will be the key batters. Bairstow scored a 59-ball century against Scotland on Sunday. Moeen Ali will also be crucial with his all-around performance.
In bowling, Liam Plunkett and Adil Rashid were the only wicket-takers for the hosts.
In wicket keeping, both will be a good choice.
In batsmen, J Bairstow, Alex Hales, E Morgan and A Finch will be a perfect bet.
In all-rounder, you can choose from T Head, Moeen Ali, M Neser, and M Stoinis.
In bowling, Adil Rashid, A Agar and will be a safe bet.
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