As the group league games of ICC Cricket World Cup are done and dusted, semi-finals have started from July 9. The first semi-final has seen the battle between India and New Zealand at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester where New Zealand beat India by 18 runs. The second semi-final will be played between Australia and England in Edgbaston, Birmingham.
While Australia finished their group league with 14 points from 9 games, England claimed 12 points from the same number of games. Both the teams will try their hearts out to win the game so that they could play the final and lift the World Cup. It will be interesting to see which team will have the last laugh. Now, let’s have a look at the ENG vs AUS Head to Head Record.
Both the teams have met 8 times in the history of ICC World Cup where Australia won 6 times and England 2. The ENG vs AUS Head to Head record clearly shows the dominance of Australia over England.
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Weather and pitch report
Rain might also create a problem in ENG vs AUS semi-final 2 clash. The weather is expected to be cloudy and the pitch is fresh which means the game is going to be a high scoring one.
Prediction for Match result
The pressure will be on both the teams as there is no second chance if lost. While England are coming from two back-to-back wins, Australia faced a sudden defeat against South Africa. Keeping their current form in mind, it will be difficult to say which team will have the upper hand, although Australia could have the last laugh.
In conclusion, this ENG vs AUS game in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 should go in Australia’s favour. Even though England can be dangerous, Australia have some players like David Warner, Aaron Finch, Mitchell Starc etc. who single-handedly win the games for their side.