England vs Australia CWC Semi-Final, Toss Report & Playing 11: AUS Elects to Bat, Peter Handscomb Makes World Cup Debut

Dhairya Ingle
England and Australia will lock horns today at the Edgbaston Cricket Stadium in Birmingham for the semifinal number two in match number 47 in the CWC 2019. The winner of this game will play against Kiwis who won yesterday against India by 18 runs at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.

England and Australia will lock horns today at the Edgbaston Cricket Stadium in Birmingham for the semifinal number two in match number 47 in the CWC 2019.  The winner of this game will play against Kiwis who won yesterday against India by 18 runs at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester. The finals of the CWC 2019 will take place on July 14, 2019, at the Lord’s Cricket Ground. The Australians have won five knock-out games in the World Cup. The hosts on the other hand, reached the semi-finals after 27 years. They had defeated the Australians away back in 1992. For now, the news from the centre is that Australia has won the toss and have elected to bat first. Australia vs England Cricket Score 2nd Semi Final ODI Match.

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However, talking about today, England has enjoyed a great run at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground as they have won all their 10 games at the same venue.  Australian men’s team has won at Edgbaston since 2001 and not in an ODI since 1993. The weather is said to be cloudy for the entire day. But a couple of showers here and there will hamper the game

The Australian team will look for David Warner to score in a vital game. Australia enters the game with a loss and would want to improve on their record. Now, let's have a look at the Playing XI of both teams.

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Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Steven Smith, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon

England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood