England vs West Indies : World Cup 2019 Match 19: Prediction and Probable Playing 11s England (ENG) vs West Indies (WI), World Cup 2019 Prediction and Probable Playing 11s: England will bank on their pace attack to restrict
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Hosts England will take on a resurgent West Indies in a clash of power-hitters in World Cup 2019 at Hampshire Bowl in Southampton on June 14. While England have been billed as one of the favourites to lift the trophy, their opponents on Friday are enjoying a thrill-ride at the tournament and have started looking as strong contenders for the semi-finals spots
But West Indies have been buoyed by their dismantling of Pakistan in their 1st match before being brought down to Earth by defending champions Australia. Their last match against South Africa was washed out after just 7.3 overs bowled giving their star all-rounder Andre Russell more time to heal his troubled knee. It remains to be seen if and in what capacity he will feature against England.
It has been raining a lot in Southampton and it remains to be seen how the weather plays out on Friday. Though if rains permit play, given the conditions it would be wise to bowl first and look to make early use of the swinging conditions.
In good news for England, Jos Buttler has been declared fit to play but there are some concerns with Wood’s knee which will only be clear before the game. Moeen Ali could slot back in the side in his place to partner Adil Rashid from the other end.
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. England vs West Indies | Chris Gayle 24 Short of Becoming Leading Run-Scorer Between Two Sides
Cricketnext Staff |June 14, 2019, 8:32 AM IST
England vs West Indies | Chris Gayle 24 Short of Becoming Leading Run-Scorer Between Two Sides
If West Indian opener Chris Gayle can manage 24 runs against England in their 2019 World Cup encounter in Southampton on Friday (July 14), the self-proclaimed ‘Universe Boss’ will become the leading run-scorer in One-Day Internationals between two sides.
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The left-handed destructor from Jamaica has so far scored 1596 runs against England in 35 ODIs at a solid average of 51.48 and is now only behind Sir Viv Richards who has 1619 runs in 36 ODIs against the same opponent.
There has been a lot of talk going around how Gayle can dismantle England at the Rose Bowl, especially after what he did to them just before the World Cup in a five-match ODI series. The 39-year-old smashed as many 39 sixes and completely ripped apart English bowling attack, amassing 424 runs in four innings.