Sports desk The 19th match of the World Cup will be played in Southampton between hosts England and the West Indies on Friday, today! The West Indies team would like to get their second win in the tournament. At the same time, England’s eyes will be on the third win. In the match, the English side’s on paper chance of victory is huge. Their record is better against the West Indies in the World Cup. They have not lost to the Caribbean team for the last 40 years. The West Indies got the previous win against England in 1979. Since then, both teams have faced five encounters five times. Every time England won
It will be the sixth match of this year between England and the West Indies. Earlier, in the five matches, both of them made their names in two matches. There was no result in a match. Speaking of this tournament, England won two out of three matches. She had to face defeat only in one. At the same time, the West Indies team won just one of three matches. He got a defeat in one At the same time, there was no result in a match. In view of the recent form, England were bowled heavily in the match. He can win six consecutive matches in the World Cup against the West Indies.
West Indies v / s England have
played a total of 101 matches between the two head-to-head teams so far. Among them, England won 51 and West Indies won 44. There were no results in six matches. Talk about the performance of both the teams on the England ground, 39 matches were played between the two teams. In this, the host team won in 22. At the same time, there was success in Team 15 of the West Indies. There were no results in the two matches.
Weather and Pitch Report: There is a possibility of rain in Southampton on Friday. May be cloudy all day. The temperature will be around 15 to 17 degrees. Fast bowlers can get help from the pitch. The toss winning team would like to bowl first.
West Indies’ strength
Chris Gayle: The West Indies opener is able to give his team a quick start. In the last match, against Pakistan they scored 50 runs in 34 balls. Scored 21 runs off 17 balls against Australia. They scored 985 runs in 30 matches against South Africa. During this time, put 3 centuries. They last scored a 50+ score against the African team in 2006. After this, he played 14 matches, in which his highest score was 45. Against this team they would like to score runs for the team by improving their performance.
Andre Russell: Russell took four wickets in two matches. He has scored just 45 runs in 11 overs. However, in batting, they failed to make a big score in the last match. Then Russell made 15 runs off 11 balls. The team management would also expect them to do better batting in this match. They were out of the team in the last match. They can play in this match. His arrival will strengthen the West Indies’ middle order.
West Indies’ weakness
Opening pair: The West Indies did not get a better start from the Openers in the last two fixtures. As a partner of Chris Gayle, the ink hop got off in the first match. At the same time, Iwen Lewis opened the competition in other matches. Hope scored 11 and Lewis only one run. Openers shared 36 runs in the first match and seven runs in the second.
Jos Buttler: The England wicketkeeper batsman has 134 ODIs. Their average is 42.22 and the strike rate of 120.29 is 3716 runs. This is their second World Cup. In the last one year, he has scored 900 runs in 25 ODIs at an average of 64.28. There are 9 hundreds in his ODIs. Out of this, 4 centuries have been planted in the last one year.
Joe Root: The England opener is able to give a strong start to the team. He is the first batsman to score a century in this World Cup. They also have this second World Cup. He also scored a century in the previous World Cup. In the last one year, Root scored 999 runs in 27 matches at an average of 49.95. During this time he scored four hundreds.
lack of experience in bowling weakness : England bowlers lack experience. None of his bowlers have played 100 ODIs. Mark Wood (42), Adil Rashid (90), Liam Plunkett (83), Tom Karen (17), Chris Woakes (90) and Archer (6). In this World Cup, England have scored 300+ runs in all three matches so far. Their bowlers took 10 wickets against Bangladesh, but also gave 280 runs.
England: Eoin Morgan (captain), Jason Roy, Johnny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Moin Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jopra Archer, Adil Rashid, Tom Karan, Mark Wood, James Vince, Liam Dawson
West Indies: Jason Holder (Captain), Fabienne Allen, Carlos Brathwaite, Doreen Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmayer, Inky Hope, Evelyn Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Nicolas Puran, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Osana Thomas.