AUS vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview: World Cup 2019 | U Khawaja ruled out
Arch-rivals England and Australia will face-off in the 2nd semi-final of World Cup’19 at Edgbaston in Birmingham. We will provide AUS vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.
Defending champions Australia is in good form recently and is one of the favourites to claim the trophy of World Cup 2019. They have a solid batting line-up, Attacking all-rounders, Lethal pacers and Witty spinners. Australia ended second on the points table with seven wins and two losses. They will hope to defeat England and qualify to the finale of WC’19.
In the last encounter, They lost to South Africa by 10 runs in a close encounter. Bowling first, Mitch Starc and Nathan Lyon took two scalps each to restrict South Africa at 325. Chasing the target, David Warner and Alex Carey played attacking knocks of 122 and 85 but were left behind by 10 runs.
Hosts of WC’19 England ended third on the points table with six wins and three losses. They have regained their form after a slump in a few matches. Their top six batsmen are in super attacking form while their bowlers especially pacers have been able to outplay batsmen with their pace and bounce. They will be eager to defeat the mighty Australia team and then face Kiwis in the final encounter.
In the last match, They defeated New Zealand by 119 runs. Batting first, Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy played attacking knocks of 106 and 60 to take the team to a total of 305. In addition, Eoin Morgan also scored 42 runs. With the bowl, Mark Wood was at his lethal best taking three wicket-haul and was supported by other bowlers to comfortably defend the target.
A good contest can be expected between both teams.
When and Where:
AUS vs ENG, 2nd Semi-final, ICC World Cup 2019.
03:00 PM, 11th July 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 227
Average 2nd innings score: 180
Pitch will be neutral. Hit-the-deck bowlers generally find support from the pitch. Batsmen can also play good knock if set. A good total can be expected between both top sides.
Batting first: 26
Bowling first: 29
There is a 50% chance of rain to hamper match proceedings tomorrow. Overcast conditions are expected throughout the match supporting swing bowlers.
Aaron Finch(C), David Warner, Steven Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Jason Behrendorff, Kane Richardson, Peter Handscomb, Matthew Wade.
Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, James Vince, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran, L Dawson.
Attacking batsmen Matthew Wade has replaced injured Usman Khawaja in the squad.
As per coach, Peter Handscomb is confirmed to replace Usman Khawaja in the playing XI. Marcus Stoinis is also deemed fit and will play tomorrow.
There is also a slight chance of in-form Matthew Wade replacing Glenn Maxwell in the playing XI and will bat in top order most probably one or two down if he plays. Chances of Wade replacing Maxwell are minimal as per Finch.
David Warner and Aaron Finch will open the innings. Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, M Stoinis and Alex Carey will follow them.
Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis will play the role of an allrounder. Pat Cummins can also be handy with the bat.
Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc will spearhead the pace attack along with Behrendorff and Stoinis. Nathan Lyon will be the key spinner along with Maxwell.
Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow will open the innings. Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler will follow them.
Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes will play the role of an allrounder. Plunkett, Rashid and Archer can also be handy with the bat.
Adil Rashid will be the key spinner along with Joe Root while C Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood and Jofra Archer will lead the pace attack along with Ben Stokes.
As per Morgan, England can try Moeen Ali in place of Plunkett as per pitch condition.
They are unlikely to tinker the winning combination.
Probable Playing XI:
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell/M Wade, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon.
Glenn Maxwell/Wade can be promoted for big hitting.
Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (C), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, M Wood.
Jos Buttler can be promoted for big hitting.
Key Players for ENG vs AUS Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Peter Handscomb, Alex Carey and Jos Buttler.
Peter Handscomb is in brilliant form recently and will hope to perform well in his first match of WC’19. He will not keep wicket-keeping duties.
Alex Carey can bat in an attacking manner in death overs. He has played many good knocks till now in limited chances scoring 55, 38*, 71 and 85 in the last encounter.
Jos Buttler is in attacking form and can change the course of the match in few overs. He scored 103 runs in just 76 balls against Pakistan but failed in all other matches.
Batsmen for England vs Australia Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Aaron Finch, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Steve Smith, Eoin Morgan.
David Warner is one of the best openers in world cricket currently and is second on the list of leading run scorer of WC’19 with 638 runs in 9 matches. He has scores of 89, 3, 56, 107, 26, 166, 53 and 16 and 122 in nine matches.
Jonny Bairstow is an attacking opening batsman and has scored 0, 32, 51, 45, 90, 0, 27, 111 and 106 in nine matches. He will be motivated to perform against Australia after two consecutive centuries.
Right-handed batsman Aaron Finch plays in an attacking manner and is in brilliant form recently. He has scores of 66, 6, 36, 82, 153, 53, 100, 8 and 3 in nine matches of WC’19.
Joe Root is the key batsman for England and can also play spin well unlike other English players. He has scores of 51,107, 21, 100*, 88, 57, 8, 44 and 24 in nine encounters. He can also bowl a few overs of spin.
Jason Roy is an exciting talent and plays in a very attacking manner. His recent form is also very good and scored 54, 8, 153, 66 and 60 in five matches he played till now.
Steve Smith is a very consistent and technically strong player. He has scored 294 runs in nine matches. He is likely to get more chance with bat and will play one down in the absence of Khawaja.
Skipper Eoin Morgan has performed well from past one year and is in good form. He scored 148 runs in 71 balls against Afghanistan and 42 runs in the last encounter.
All-Rounders for AUS vs ENG Dream11 Prediction:
Primary Options: Ben Stokes, Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell.
Ben Stokes has also been in excellent form in WC’19 and has performed in crucial phases. He scored 82*, 89 and 79 and 11 runs in last four encounters and has also taken seven scalps till now.
Marcus Stoinis will play a key role with bat as well as the ball. He is taking crucial scalps for the team in middle and death overs and has enough potential with the bat also.
Glenn Maxwell is one of the most attacking batting all-rounders and can destroy any bowling attack on his day. He has shown glimpses of his form in past few encounters and will also bowl a few overs. He can be slightly risky tomorrow.
Bowlers for AUS vs ENG Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Mitchell Starc, Jofra Archer, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff.
Leading wicket-taker of WC’19 Mitchell Starc can be lethal in initial overs as well in death overs with his pin-point yorkers. He has taken 26 wickets till now and is in very good form. He is a must pick in ENG vs AUS Dream11 team.
Jofra Archer is one of the leading wicket-taker of WC’19 and is in lethal form. He has taken five three-wicket hauls in nine matches. However, He has not been as effective in the last three matches.
Chris Woakes is creating a challenge for batsmen with his swing in the initial overs and has taken ten wickets yet. He has also performed well with the bat in limited chances.
Mark Wood bowls at a quick pace and can demolish any batting line-up on his day. He has taken sixteen wickets in seven matches including three wicket-haul in the last encounter.
Pat Cummins is in dream form from past one year but has been unable to replicate it in WC’19. He has taken 13 wickets till now.
Jason Behrendorff was at his lethal best in last three encounters taking eight scalps and can be dangerous in the initial overs with his swing and seam.
Other Options: Liam Plunkett, Nathan Lyon, Adil Rashid.
Liam Plunkett is a wicket-taking right-arm fast bowler and took three scalps against India. He can be a good pick in ENG vs AUS Dream11 team.
Nathan Lyon is a brilliant off-spinner but has not been quite effective in white-ball cricket. However, He took two scalps against South Africa.
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid is in poor form after returning from injury but has the ability to change the course of the match. He has taken six wickets till now.
AUS vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction:
S Smith (C)
Joe Root (Vc)
J Archer/Jason Roy
Captain and Vc Choices: David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Aaron Finch, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Eoin Morgan, M Stoinis, Mitch Starc, J Archer, C Woakes.