World Cup 2019 is presenting treat for the cricket lovers every day by its thrilling matches. In the list, today the match is scheduled for the teams England and West Indies at 3.00 PM IST in The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England.
When looking at the table of points England is at the 4th position with 4 points by winning 2 out of three matches. The team West Indies is at the 6th position with 3 points by 1 win, 1 loss and 1 no result matches.
England has a strong batting line-up with the most boundary scores like Jason Roy, Jos Buttle, Joe Root, and Ben Stokes. It is interesting to see how England can face the short pitch attack from the West Indies team. Eoin Morgan needs to be smart to face the short ball of the West Indies team. In the blowing side it is expected that Mark Wood and Jofra Archer, the fast blowers need to be strong.
The playing 11: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Jow Rot, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Chris Woaker, Jos Buttler, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood/ Moneen Ali/ Tom Curran
Team West Indies has registered an important winning against Pakistan and also lost again Australia. Now it is important to win the match if they need to move forward successfully in the World Cup 2019. Chris Gayle is in great form against and has a record of 39 sixes. It is expected to hit some more runs in the current match. It is still not clear about Evin Lewis whether he is fit is not. Andre Russell was rested in the previous match but now he is expected to play.
The best form of Oshane Thomas and Sheldon Cottrell is a great plus for the team. West Indies is the team with many all-rounders to contribute in different areas. With this, the team is strong enough to fight in the battle.
The playing 11: Chris Gayle, Shai Hope, Nicholas Poora, Jason Holder, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russel, Ashley Burse, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas
Head to head match in ODI
Total number of matches: 101
Matches won by England: 51
Matches won by West Indies: 44
Tie/ No result/ Cancelled/ Abandoned: 6
Head to head matches in World Cup
Total number of matches: 6
Matches won by England: 5
Matches won by West Indies: 1
Tie/ No result/ Cancelled/ Abandoned: 0
What to expect in today’s match?
The weather is terrible in the last week and a few matches are affected because of it. Even today there is a little chance for the rain to interfere in the match. When looking at the pitch condition it is good for fast blowers. If the batsmen can face the balls, it is possible to have a good score in the scoreboard.
Both the teams are preparing themselves to present a great match for the cricket lovers. It is now the time to wait to enjoy the great match from the teams.