At the first semi-final India lost the match against New Zealand and today (11 July) at the second match of semi-final Australia lost the match against England. India and Australia both team farewell from the World Cup.
After winning the toss, Australia scored 223 runs for all wickets in England’s bowling attack. The English decided to chase this small target before the scheduled 50 overs in 32.1 overs to win by 8 wickets in the big match to ensure the final.
Starting the batting, England started opening with two openers Jason Rae and Jonny Bairstow. At the start of the first innings, the team lost three top orders to 14 runs in Australia in the second innings, English openers and 124 runs in the second innings. Jason Bairstow plays slow but Jason Ryan plays aggressively from the start. Roy, however, was caught by fast bowler Pat Cummins. Earlier, when the 65-ball 85 came back to the Royan, then England went very close to victory. After some time, 34 runs from 43 balls trapped LBW after returning to the pavilion Jonny Bairstow. Joe Root (49) and Captain Eoin Morgan (45) were the main batsmen to reach the winning pitch.
Earlier, England was bowled after losing the toss. But the start of them is great. Australia took three wickets for 14 runs. Alex Kerry and Steve Smith Then Adil Rashid hit the pair. Maxwell returned after set.
Australia got 168 runs in 38 overs losing 7 wickets. Aaron Finch returned to the Golden Post. David Warner was dismissed by 9 runs. Usman Khawaja injured elevens in the eleven hit Peter hand scope 4 runs. Off-spinner Alex Kerry was out for 46 runs. He scored 103 runs with Smith. Staines returned in the same over with a call. Glenn Maxwell made 22 in the team’s confidence. Steve Smith is playing with 67 runs in the team’s disaster. Edgbaston’s field is small. Batting is helpful at the beginning. Later, the wicket was slow. Australia captain won the toss. But they could not take advantage. England captain Eoin Morgan is not even thinking about the toss. Morgan said it is good to play in the World Cup.
This match has changed the Australia team. Usman Khwaja has been knocked out due to injury. Instead, Peter Handscomb entered the team. He’s batting in four. Finch said Steve Smith would do three batting in this match. In addition, spinner Nathan Lion has been included in the squad. England is playing five spinners with a spinner. Adil Rashid is on his spin attack. Azira plays with four pacers.
England: 226/2 (32.1 overs)
Australia: 223/10 (49 overs)
England XI: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Jos Butler, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Zofra Archer, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid.
Australia XI: Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steve Smith, Peter Hanscomb, Marcus Staines, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carré, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrenndorf, Nathan Lyon.