The five-time World Champion Australia will face arch-rivals England in the 2nd match of the doubleheader to be played at Ahmedabad on 4th November 2023. It promises to be an exciting encounter as Australia is on a roll winning 4 successive matches in a row while England suffered a 100-run loss to India at Lucknow.
Australia will miss the services of Mitchell Marsh due to personal reasons while Maxwell will miss due to falling from the golf cart. On the other hand, England would need to win stay alive, and qualify for the 2025 Champions Trophy to be played in Pakistan.
Details– Australia vs England, Match 36, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Venue– Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Date and Time– 4th November 2023, 2.00 PM IST
Australia and England played a total of 155 ODI matches so far with Aussies winning 87, England 63, no-result thrice, and 2 ending in a tie. The last time these two teams met in ODI, Australia thrashed England by 221 runs.
Since the 1975 World Cup, Australia and England faced each other 9 times with Australia winning 6 times while England registered wins thrice. Both teams met twice in the 2019 World Cup with Australia winning by 64 runs on the first occasion while the second time England thrashed Australia in the semi-finals.
It promises to be an exciting encounter between these two top-quality teams in the world. The previous match was played between India and Pakistan with conditions good for batting as the Indian bowler made good use of bowling out Pakistan for 191.
The Indian batters chased down the target easily. It promises to be another good batting pitch and high-scoring venue.
The captain that wins the toss would likely field first, restrict the opponents, and then chase down the target with dew conditions.
Australia (Aus) vs England (Eng)- Predicted Playing XI
Travis Head, David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Marcus Stoinis, Cameron Green, Josh Inglis, Pat Cummins (C), Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa.
Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (C, WK), Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Mark Wood.
Fantasy Selection – Aus vs Eng
Team 1– Travis Head, Jonny Bairstow, Steve Smith, Joe Root, Marcus Stoinis, Jos Buttler, Josh Inglis, Brydon Carse, Mitchell Starc, David Willey, Josh Hazlewood.
Team 2– David Warner, Dawid Malan, Marnus Labuschagne, Ben Stokes, Cameron Green, Liam Livingstone, Josh Inglis, Sam Curran, Pat Cummins, Mark Wood, Adam Zampa.