June 22, 2018
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By Yash Mittal

England A Tri-series 2018

EN-A vs WI-A, 2nd ODI

EN-A and Windies- A will battle it out in the second ODI in a bid to gain early momentum as the tri-nation series rolls on.

Windies A played two practice matches prior to the tournament. While they suffered a 131-run humbling at the hands of Warwickshire in the first fixture, they came storming back against Worcestershire in the second game, as they humbled the county side by 21 runs. Jermaine Blackwood (119 off 122 balls) and skipper Jason Mohammed (142 off 120 balls) laid the cornerstone for Windies success against Worcestershire, to lead their side to a towering 9-338 in 50 overs.

Where:- County Ground, Derby

When:- June 23, 2018, 03:30 PM IST

With the ball, Chemar Holder (3-42) and Cornwall (2-52) were the spearheads as WI-A romped home by 21 runs. Having won their last encounter WI-A will look to carry forward the momentum against EN-A on Saturday.

Pitch Conditions:-

The County Cricket Ground boasts of an ideal cricket pitch, which tends to assist fast bowlers initially while settling in into an ideal batting track as the conditions ease off. In the nine encounters played at the venue, the average first innings score is 243 and 182 while chasing. A true testimony to the fact above is, teams batting first have won nine games while chasing side have only won a single fixture.

EN-A vs WI-A Players to look out for

  • Liam Livingstone  (243 runs in seven matches at an average of 60.75)
  • Sam Hain (219 runs at an average of 109.50 in three matches)
  • Jason Mohammed (363 runs in 4 matches at 121.00)
  • Liam Livingstone (8 wickets in seven matches at an economy of 4.15)
  • Jermaine Blackwood (292 runs in five matches at 58.40)

EN-A vs WI-A Head-to-Head

In the past five encounters, the England Lions have won on three occasions while the Windies has got the better of their English counterparts in two games.


With England Lions playing at their home ground, we back EN-A to start as favourites for the fixture.

Yash Mittal

Just a Cricket lover!!

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