England and the West Indies have been two of the most noteworthy teams we have found in the ICC World Cup 2019 up until this point. England is the world’s main positioned team and is playing in home conditions. It was constantly expected to do well in the cricket world cup.
Hosts England will take on a resurgent West Indies in a clash of intensity hitters in World Cup 2019 at Hampshire Bowl in Southampton on June 14. While England have been billed as one of the top choices to lift the trophy, their opponents on Friday are getting a charge out of a rush ride at the tournament and have begun looking as solid contenders for the semi-finals spots.
England beat Bangladesh in their last match to come back to winning ways in the wake of being dazed by Pakistan in a high scoring match prior. With 2 wins out of 3 games, the hosts are gunning for a third triumph to help their odds of making it to the following stage.
With any semblance of Jofra Archer and Mark Wood setting the tournament alight with their high pace bowling, England have the assault to match the West Indies’ pace battery and influence a couple of issues to their batsmen.
In any case, West Indies have been floated by their disassembling of Pakistan in their first match before being brought down by guarding champions Australia. Their last match against South Africa was washed out after simply 7.3 overs bowled giving their star all-rounder Andre Russell more opportunity to recuperate his disturbed knee. It remains to be seen if and in what capacity he will feature against England.
Pitch and conditions:
It has been raining a ton in Southampton and it stays to be perceived how the climate happens on Friday. In spite of the fact that if rains permit play, given the conditions it is shrewd to bowl first and hope to utilize the swinging conditions.
ENG vs WI: Predicted Playing 11s
In good news for England, Jos Buttler has been declared fit to play however there are a few worries with Wood’s knee which might be clear before the game. Moeen Ali could space back in the side in his place to accomplice Adil Rashid from the opposite end.
For West Indies, Russell’s consideration would be an appreciated expansion to the XI, just on the off chance that he is cleared to accept the field as WI would positively not have any desire exacerbate their talisman’s injury. Evin Lewis, who missed the last match is also expected to be recalled into the team.
England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer.
West Indies: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmeyer, Jason Holder (c), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas.