Australia vs England Semi Final World Cup 2019 and History

Australia vs England Semi Final World Cup 2019 and History

The 12th edition of the ICC cricket world cup 2019 is going in second round that is knock out stage. The 2nd semifinal of cricket world cup 2019 will be played between defending champion Australia and host England. The match will be held on 11th July, 2019 at Birmingham. Australia miss the opportunity of becoming at the top of the points table by losing against South Africa in their last match.

Australia is at No.2 in the points table by getting 14 points, winning 7 matches and lost 2 matches. On the other hand, England made their strong come back by winning their last two matches against India and New Zealand and sealed their position at No.4 in the points table. England has 12 points by winning 6 matches and lost 3 matches. Australia has already won 5 world cup titles while England is still looking for their first world cup trophy.

England has an advantage of strong batting line up specially their opening batsmen Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow who have the ability to hit big shots but on the other side Australia has the tournament leading wicket taker bowler Mitchell Starc who is performing consistently.

ENG vs AUS History previous World Cup matches

Australia vs England (World Cup 1975):

Australia and England faced each other first time in the 1st semi-final of the world cup 1975. In that match all England team got out on just 93 runs. Gary Gilmour from Australian side took 6 wickets and Australia chased that small target easily by losing 6 wickets.

Australia vs England (World Cup 1979):

Australia batted first and can’t manage to set a good total. Australia scored only 159 runs by losing 9 wickets and England easily chased that target on the first ball of the 48th over and won that match by 6 wickets.

Australia vs England (World Cup 1987):

This time England and Australia met each other in the final of the world cup 1987. Australia won the toss and elected to bat first and post a good total of 253 by losing 5 wickets. Unluckily England failed to chase that target and lost that match by 7 runs and also miss their opportunity to win their first title.

Australia vs England (World Cup 1992):

England secured their second victory in this match against Australia in world cups. Australia set a target of 172 runs by giving all wickets. Two fifties from England made it easy to chase the target by losing only 2 wickets.

Australia vs England (World Cup 2003):

England elected to bat first and after good opening stand, they continuously going losing wickets and scored 208. It was a close match and Australia won the match with two balls remaining and 2 wickets in hand.

Australia vs England (World Cup 2007):

In world cup 2007, Kevin Pietersen scored a hundred for England and set a target of 248 runs. Fifties from Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke led the Australian team to win that match easily by losing only 3 wickets.

Australia vs England (World Cup 2015):

The highest target for England from Australia in world cups is 343. A stunning hundred from Aaron Finch and fifties from George Bailey and Glenn Maxwell helped Australia to set that massive total. Steven Finn took 5 wickets from England side but the 5 wickets from Mitchel March bowled out all England team on 231 and Australia won that match by 111 runs.

Australia vs England (World Cup 2019):

In the current edition of the cricket world cup 2019, Australia once again secured the victory against their rivals. A century from Aaron Finch made it possible for Australia to put 285 runs on the score board. With the brilliant bowling of Mitchell Starc and Behrendorff, England could not manage to stay long on the crease and bowled out on 221 runs and Australia won the match by 64 runs.

Australia vs England (World Cup 2019 Semi Final)

Brilliant performance from England took them into the final of the cricket world cup 2019. Australia won the toss and decided to bat first, they lost their first 3 wickets on just 14 runs then a partnership between Steve Smith and Alex Carey helped Australia to give a total of 224 for England. Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid both took 3 wickets. In the 2nd innings, England batted vey well and with the help of Jason Roy 85 runs from 65 balls, England won the match by 8 wickets from their rivals.