Australia vs England ICC Cricket World 2019: England’s Lord’s stadium will witness another high-intensity battle between England and Australia today at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. It will be match number 32, where both the teams are looking forward to surpassing each other and bag 2 more points. England is currently at the 4th spot, while Australia is at the number 2 position. Eoin Morgan has won the toss and decided to bowl first. Which means Australia will bat first at the Lord’s international cricket stadium.
Squads for Australia vs England ICC Cricket World Cup:
Australia Playing XI:
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Jason Behrendorff
England Playing XI:
James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood
Five-wicket haul for Jason Behrendorff!
England 191/7 after 40 overs
Behrendroff comes into the attack and got the wicket of Moeen Ali. Ali struck a boundary before getting caught to Carey. Adil Rashid will come at number 9.England 191/7 after 40 overs.
After 35 overs England 160/5
Lyon continues his spell. He concedes just four runs off the over. After 35 overs England 160/5
After 33 overs, England 145/5
Only two runs given by Nathan Lyon. Stokes plays a reverse sweep but Warner stops the ball as he was standing-ding at the third man. After 33 overs, England 145/5
After 32 overs, England 145/5
Stokes is showing an attacking approach. Although Stoinis bowled a tight over with leaking just four runs.After 32 overs, England 145/5
After 30 overs, England 129/5
New batsman Chris Woakes and Ben Stokes tries to deal with the singles and are not taking any risk. England needs to take care of the required rate as well. It almost climbing up to eight runs per over. After 30 overs, England 129/5
After 28 overs, England 125/5
Buttler gone. Caught by Usman Khawaja at deep backward square. Just when England thought about building a partnership Australia hits back. Chris Woakes joins Stokes at the crease. After 28 overs, England 125/5
England 123/4 after 27 overs
Good comeback after an expensive over by Buttler.Only four from this over.England 123/4 after 27 overs.
After 24 overs, England 105/4
A very controlled over by Marcus Stoinis. Three runs from the over.After 24 overs, England 105/4
After 22 overs, England 97/4
A very happening over. Stoinis asked his captain to get the review but the decision proved to be a horrible mistake. The ball impact on the outside off and neither it hit the bat. Aussies lost their review. Four runs from the over.After 22 overs, England 97/4
After 20 overs, England 91/4
Stokes is looking in good touch and his handsome shot making is giving some reason to the English fans to cheer. Stokes slams a powerful boundary lofting the ball to the mid-on. Eight runs came from the over. After 20 overs, England 91/4
England 83/4 after 19 overs.
England knows that fall of one more wicket will nearly finish their hopes of winning the match. So, they are not taking risk and playing very cautiously. Buttler and Stokes trying to pick up single or dual and not going for any big one.England 83/4 after 19 overs.
England 79/4, after 18 overs
Lyon continues with his spell. Good running between the wickets between Buttler and Stokes both. Seven runs coming off the over. England 79/4, after 18 overs.
England 65/4, after 16 overs
Buttler drives towards the cover region for a brilliant boundary in the first ball of the over. Seven runs form the over. England 65/4, after 16 overs.
England 54/4 after 14 overs
Out! Behrendroff sends back Bairstow this time, who was looking good. Bairstow hit a pull shot but it finds Cummins at the deep mid-wicket. Jos Buttler has joined Stokes at the crease. Two runs from the over.England 54/4 after 14 overs.
England 52/3 after 13 overs
Nathan Lyon starts his attack. England currently dealing with the singles. Again no boundary in the over. Five runs from the over.England 52/3 after 13 overs.
England 47/3 after 12 overs
Patt Cummins continues his spell.No boundary in this over. Just four runs in the over. England 47/3 after 12 overs.
England 43/3 after 11 overs
Stokes finally off the mark after playing 14 balls. He hit a beautiful drive to bring up his first boundary. England's Run rate is increasing slowly as boundaries starting to come regularly. England 43/3 after 11 overs.
Engalnd 39/3 after 10 overs.
Bairstow has to take responsibility today. He is the one who looks in good touch and hit a couple of handsome boundaries as well. Stokes is struggling, on the other hand, yet to get off the mark. Bairstow hit another boundary in the over. England 39/3 after 10 overs.
Aussies on fire!
What a bowling performance from Behrendroff and Starc.
England are in all sorts of trouble at the end of the first Powerplay at 39/3 😬— ICC (@ICC) June 25, 2019
Mitchell Starc has struck twice after Jason Behrendorff bowled James Vince with the second ball of the innings.
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England 35/3 after 9 overs
Bairstow slammed the once again towards the cover region and picks a good-looking boundary. Five runs from Beherendroff's over. England 35/3 after 9 overs.
England 30/3 after 8 overs.
Patt Cummins on the attack. He begins his spell with a maiden over. He displays good length variation. Stokes could not score in the over. England 30/3 after 8 overs.
England 30/3 after 7 overs
Nice controlled bowling from Behrendorff, Bairstow slapped one ball towards the long-off for a boundary. Ben Stokes comes on the crease. England needs a long partnership from this point. England 30/3 after 7 overs.
After 6 overs, England 26/3
Absolute collapse here for England. Skipper Morgan gone this time. Five runs from the over. Bairstow hit a boundary towards cover. After 6 overs, England 26/3
England after 5 overs, 21/2.
Eoin Morgan brings up his first boundary of the innings. His powerful shot races away towards the boundary. Six runs off the over. England after 5 overs, 21/2.
England 15/2 after 4 overs
Again an in-swinger has done the job for Australia. England is in deep trouble. Root has gone this time. A wicket maiden for Mitchell Starc.Eion Morgan on the crease now.England 15/2 after 4 overs.
England 15/1 after 3 overs
Bairstow picks up a boundary in the over. Bairstow slaps the ball towards mid-on. Just 4 runs come off the Behrendroff over. England 15/1 after 3 overs.
England 11/1 after 2 overs
Mitchell Starc to start the attack. Bairstow showed straight bat yo pick a couple of runs. Seven runs come from the over. England 11/1 after 2 overs.
Great start by Australia
Great start by Australia. Behrendorff dismisses James Vince. Vince continues with his bad form. It was an in-swinger and Vince just could not read the ball. Joe Root comes to the crease. England 4/1 after the first over.
English openers walk out to the middle and Vince gone
Gone!! Behrenndorf picks Vince on the 2nd ball of the inning and Australia smelling some quick wickets here. The ball swung in and Vince looking to drive missed it through the gate.
England needs 285 to win
50 overs done. England needs 285 runs to win in 50 overs. Australian middle order could not capitalize the innings after a good start.10 runs in the last over.
Australia 264/7 after 48 overs
Woakes bowling his final over. Good controlled bowling by him. On the other hand, it is looking quite impossible for England to reach 300 marks.Four runs from the over.Australia 264/7 after 48 overs.
Australia struggling to accelerate the innings if they want to get to the mark of 300. Five runs and one wicket from the over.Australia 253 for 6 wickets after 46 overs.
After 45 overs, Australia 248/5
Mark Wood continues his tight second spell. Just six runs from the over. Australia needs some big over here. After 45 overs, Australia 248/5
After 42 overs, they are 229/5
Terrible mix up between Steve Smith and Marcus stoinis,which resulted in a bizarre run out of Marcus Stoinis.Alex Carey comes to bat. Australia gradually loosing the hope of getting a 350+ score. Smith has to stick around the wicket. Carey can hit as well. Australia just cannot afford to lose wicket like this anymore. After 42 overs, they are 229/5
Australia 222/4 after 41 overs
Mark Wood continues. Stoinis hit a smacking shot towards extra cover for a boundary on the second ball of the over. Total seven runs come from the over. Australia 222/4 after 41 overs.
After 39 overs, Australia 213/4.
A very successful over by Mark Wood. Glenn Maxwell's wicket has suddenly put Australia in trouble. Wood is showing some serious pace. Marcus Stoinis comes on the crease. Only one run and a wicket this over. After 39 overs, Australia 213/4.
After 37 overs, Australia 200/3
Back to back boundat=ries off Wood's first over of the second spell.200 comes up for Australia. Australia is surely looking for a big score. After 37 overs, Australia 200/3.
Australia 190/3 after 36 overs.
What an eventful over it was! Finch reaches his century and at the very next ball got out by Jofra Archer. Glen Maxwell comes at the crease. Australia 190/3 after 36 overs.
Australia 183/2 after 35 overs
Finch is batting on 98.Jofra Archer showing good rhythm in the spell. Its time for the second drinks break. Australia 183/2 after 35 overs.
Australia 178/2 after 34 overs.
Jofra Archer comes into the attack.Just three runs from the over.Australia 178/2 after 34 overs.
Australia 175/2 after 33 overs.
Brilliant bowling by Ben Stokes. English allrounder's beautiful delivery hit the mid wicket of Usman Khawaja which brings Steve Smith into the cease. Australia 175/2 after 33 overs.
Aus 173/1 after 32 overs
Australian skipper going towards another century of the World Cup. Seven runs from the over.50 runs partnership between Australian captain and Khawaja. Australia 173/1 after 32 overs.
After 30 overs, Australia 162/1
Rashid to bowl his seventh over of the innings. He bowled a couple of googlies as Australia managed to score just 4 runs form the over. After 30 overs, they are 162/1
Aus 158/1 after 29 overs
Stakes came into the attack. Good controlled bowling.Just 3 runs from the over. Aussies 158/1 after 29 overs.
Aus 155/1 after 28 overs
Buttler misses a huge chance behind the stumps. Rashid bowled a googly which beats Khawaja but Buttler could not collect the ball. This all happened when Justin Langer claimed that Buttler is the new MS Dhoni. Australia 155/1 after 28 overs.
Aus 148/1 after 27 overs
Finch is taking care of the run rate while Khawaja is looking to get set at the crease. Good over for Moeen Ali.Australia 148/1 after 27 overs