England started the ICC World Cup 2019 as favourites but shock losses at the hands of Pakistan and Sri Lanka have raised question marks over their progress to next round. They were poor in the previous game against Sri Lanka, failing to chase down a fairly easy score. They meet arch-rivals Australia in Lord’s next to where pressure will definitely be on the home side. The Oz has been raised their game to a substantial level with their only blemish coming against India. In terms of head to head record, the two have played 147 games. In these encounters, England has 61, Australia 81, 2 ties and 3 games produced no results. England vs Australia Cricket Score 32th ODI Match.
A look back at how their last five ODI games finished.
England vs Australia – 24th June 2018 – Old Trafford, Manchester – England won by 1 wicket
Moeen Ali picked up 4 wickets to help restrict Australia to 205 in 34.4 overs with Darcey Short top scoring for the visitors with 47. England’s chase was not smooth sailing but Jos Butler held the fort with a brilliant century to guide his team to a 2 wicket victory. The second highest scorers in the innings were Adil Rashid and Alex Hales who got 20 each.
England vs Australia – 21st June 2018 – Riverside Ground, Chester-Le-Street – England won by 6 wickets
Hundreds from Shaun Marsh and Aaron Finch guided Australia to 310/8 in their quota of fifty overs which was quite a competitive total. But, England came out all guns blazing with an 83 ball 101 from opener Jason Roy which set the platform for an easy 6 wicket win. Jonny Bairstow was brilliant to in his knock of 79.
England vs Australia – 19th June 2019 – Trent Bridge, Nottingham – England won by 242 runs
England reached the highest ODI score in the history of the format, piling on 481/6 with massive tons from Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales. Eoin Morgan chipped in with a 30 ball 67 towards the tail end to complete the rout. Adil Rashid’ 4 wickets was enough to ensure the hosts won by 242 runs.
England vs Australia – 16th June 2018 – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff – England won by 38 runs
Another day and another brilliant batting performance from the home side, this time them reaching 342/8 powered by a century from a Jason Roy. Australia responded well to the challenge dished out to them with Shaun Marsh hitting 131. Post his dismissal, they fluffed the lines and went on to lose the game by 38 runs.
England vs Australia – 13th June 2018 – Kennington Oval, London – England won by 3 wickets
It is very rare for Kennington Oval in London to offer something for the bowlers but it was just the case when England and Australia met in the series opener. Moeen Ali and Liam Plunkett shared six wickets between them to put a put stop to Australia’s innings at 214. England chased down the target with three wickets in the shade.
England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 32 Video Preview
England whitewashed Australia when the teams met in England last year but the hosts are known to be flat track bullies. Australia through their in-form bowling line up could trouble England and start as the favourites for the contest.