Subsequent to securing convincing triumphs over India and New Zealand in their final two league fixture at the progressing World Cup, a sure England side will take on guarding champions Australia in the semi-last on Thursday. The English side suffered a drop in their form, losing two matches on the jog halfway during the league stages. In any case, the Eoin Morgan-side got back the lost mood at the correct minute.
Jason Roy, who missed a reasonable piece of the tournament, returned and have so far been an instrumental figure in England’s strong top-request show. The opening pair of Roy and Jonny Bairstow have been extraordinary in the last couple of matches putting on 100 or more partnerships against India and New Zealand.
Australia, then again, will go into the challenge with brimming confidence. The shielding champions have never wavered in the seven past semifinals at the tournament, and they might want to make it eight when they take on the hosts at Edgbaston.
In spite of couple of wounds, the Australian side will put money on their star-performers David Warner, Mitchell Starc to have an effect in the contest. Everyone’s eyes will likewise be on Peter Handscomb who is good to go to make his World Cup debut against England. The 28-year-old at first was not an individual from the 15-man Australian squad, however he has been reserved in as a swap for Usman Khawaja, who has been administered out of the rest of World Cup.
Climate forecast: However, poor climate conditions, which upset the first semi-last among India and New Zealand, are probably going to block the conflict among England and Australia as well. According to reports, the MET division has anticipated that the sky will stay cloudy for the day with chances of a downpour. The temperature will hover around 22 degree Celsius.
What occurs if rain washes out the match completely?
On the off chance that if downpour plays a spoilsport, a comparative scenario that was followed in the first semi-last will become effective. The match whenever stayed inadequate will continue on the save day, which is Friday, from where it was left.
If both the days are washed out, Australia will automatically qualify for the finals, courtesy of their better standings on the points table.