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Australia Face England, World Cup 2nd Semi-Final Match Preview, Team News, Where to watch online live streams- 11 July 2019

Australia vs England, 2nd Semi-Final
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Australia Face England, World Cup 2nd Semi-Final Match Preview, Team News, Where to watch online live streams- 11 July 2019

Australia will lock horns with England in the second semi-final that is scheduled to be played at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Thursday.

Defending champions Australia’s defeat at the hands of South Africa, in the thrilling final league match of the tournament, confirmed India’s top position on the points table with 15 points in nine games – 7 wins, 1 defeat and 1 washed out.

Australia (14) ended up a point behind India with 7 victories and two losses while England, who had 6 wins and 3 defeats, finished on third position with 12 points.

Kiwis, who got 11 points with 5 wins, 3 defeats and 1 washed out, edged out Pakistan on a better net run rate to finish fourth and make the last-four stage.

England vs Australia

On the last day of the league stage, prolific opener David Warner smashed a brilliant 122 but could not claim victory for Australia as they slipped to a 10-run defeat to South Africa in their World Cup clash at Old Trafford.

  • Australia to face England in World Cup semi-final after South Africa beat Aaron Finch’s side at Old Trafford

Hosts England, who became the third team to seal their spot in the semis, will finish with 12 points and they can also not finish any higher or lower.

  • Australia is currently at the 2nd top of the table with 14 points, while England is 3rd with 12 points.

As far as Australia are concerned, Faf Du Plessis’ side made 325/6 and restricted the holders to 315 all out in the run chase on Saturday.

Australia’s defeat, only their second of the tournament, meant they had to settle for second place in the group table, which concluded with their match at Old Trafford.

England v Australia ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Warm Up

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – MAY 25: Steve Smith of Australia acknowledges the crowd after reaching his century during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Warm Up match between England and Australia at the Ageas Bowl on May 25, 2019 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Steve Smith

Semi-final encounter possibilities:

1. If India is ranked first, it will play against New Zealand in the semi-final at Old Trafford, Manchester on July 9 (Tuesday).

2. If India remains in the second spot then it will face England in the semi-final at Edgbaston, Birmingham on July 11 (Thursday).

All will depend upon India vs Sri Lanka and Australia vs South Africa matches on July 6. A tie or a washout in any of the two matches will not help India.

TEAM ENGLAND


England (From): Liam Plunkett, Eoin Morgan (c), Adil Rashid; Jos Buttler (wk), Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Joe Root, Jofra Archer; Liam Dawson, James Vince, Mark Wood, Tom Curran

AUSTRALIA


Australia: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Steven Smith; Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk); Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon

Probable Top Performer

Australia: – David Warner  | England — Jason Roy

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Where To watch Online Live Cricket

Match: India vs New Zealand

CompetitionICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Kick-off time: 09:30 AM GMT

Stadium: Edgbaston, Birmingham. UK

Address: Edgbaston, Birmingham. UK

TV Channel: Sky Sports Cricket (UK); Willow TV  (USA & Canada), Star Sports 1 (IND), GTV (BAN), PTV (PAK)

Online Live Stream: LMI Sports (World Wide)

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