England vs Australia Fantasy Cricket Preview

England vs Australia

England vs Australia 1st ODI Match Preview

AUSTRALIA kick off a fresh era under new captain Tim Paine at The Oval on Wednesday (10pm AEST), confident their team of rookies can shock England in the five-match ODI series.

The hosts boast a woeful one-day record against Australia, winning just 52 of the 142 matches between the two nations.

However, they are the No.1 ranked 50-over team in the world and been transformed under the captaincy of Eoin Morgan after their shambolic showing at the 2015 World Cup.

 

When: June 13,  05:30 PM  IST

 

Venue: Kennington Oval, London

 

Venue ODI Stats

Total matches 66
Matches won batting first 26
Matches won bowling first 38
Average 1st Inns scores 250
Average 2nd Inns scores 213
Highest total recorded 398/5 (50 Ov) by NZ vs Eng
Lowest total recorded 103/10 (41 Ov) by Eng vs RSA
Highest score chased 322/3 (48.4 Ov) by SL vs Ind
Lowest score defended 241/10 (49.4 Ov) by Pak vs Eng

 

Form guide (last five matches, most recent first)

England : L W L W W

Australia : L W L L L

 

Team News

England

Jos Buttler returns to the squad,  he will replace Sam Billings in playing 11.

Stokes and Woakes are not available due to injury.

 

Australia

Tim Paine will lead the team.

There could be ODI debuts for D’arcy Short and Michael Neser.

 

SQUAD

England : Eoin Morgan (c), Sam Billings (wk), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Jake Ball

 

Australia : Tim Paine (c & wk), Aaron Finch, D Arcy Short, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Travis Head, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Kane Richardson, Andrew Tye, Billy Stanlake, Alex Carey, Michael Neser, Nathan Lyon, Jhye Richardson

 

PROBABLE11

England

Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, David Willey / Jake Ball / Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.

 

Australia

D’arcy Short, Travis Head, Marcus Stoinis, Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Tim Paine (capt & wk), Ashton Agar, Michael Neser, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Billy Stanlake

 

KEY PLAYERS

Jason Roy

Alex Hales

Joe Root

Travis Head

Aaron Finch

Shaun Marsh

 

Player to watch 

Jonny Bairstow

 

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