On Sunday, defending champions, Australia will go into battle with the Pakistan team during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Both come into the match on the back of mixed results, with Australia losing to India in their last game.
The two teams have met on nine occasions and Australia have won 5 of those matches. They also lead in the highest score score tally with a score of 310 to Pakistan’s 286. The Aussies also lead in the lowest score tally, with 133 to 132.
Predicted Playing 11
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Kane Richardson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa
Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Hasan Ali, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz
Weather and pitch report
One of the biggest problems faced by the team in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 has been the weather. For Wednesday’s match, a massive cloud of doubt hangs over the Taunton County Ground. There are chances of downpour throughout the day from the morning at 9 AM until the end of the day. The temperature will be in the low range with the humidity expected shoot upwards.
Prediction for match result
Given that they are higher in the table, the edge goes to Australia, however, the loss of Marcus Stoinis will be a big blow. Meanwhile, Pakistan will be desperate to claw their way up the table and be in the running for the next stage of the tournament.
In conclusion, this Australia vs Pakistan ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 game should be highly interesting. Will Pakistan level their head-to-head record or will the Aussies make it six wins? Another key factor will be how the weather will behave in all this? will it ruin yet another match, or will the rain gods behave?