ENG vs AUS ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Match 26 Details:
The 26th match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will see England facing off against Australia on 28th Oct at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
ENG vs AUS ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Match 26 Preview:
The iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground will host the match between two of the oldest cricketing rivals Eng and Aus. Both teams are a part of Group 1 in the Super 12 stage and both have played two match each so far.
The hosts Australia lost to New Zealand by 89 runs in their first outing and then hammered down Sri-Lanka by 7 wickets in their second one. They are standing second-last on the Super 12 points table, with 2 points to their tally.
On the other hand, England defeated Afghanistan by 5 wickets in their first game. In their second game, Ireland stunned them by 5 runs (D/L method) to pull one of the biggest upsets of the tournament. They are currently positioned third on the Super 12 points table.
These two cricketing giants have met each other 20 times in this format so far, where Australia won 10 games while England managed 9 wins. Another thriller is anticipated on Friday between these two sides once again.
ENG vs AUS ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Match 26 Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 13°C on the matchday with 74% humidity and 24 km/hr wind speed. There is an 18% chance of precipitation during the game.
ENG vs AUS ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Match 26 Pitch Report:
The Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch frequently delivers a fine balance between bat and ball throughout the game. The pacers might get some decent carry and bounce here on this surface, especially in the initial stages of the match. Spinners’ role could be limited at this venue considering the track and records. The surface will get better for batting as the game progresses.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first-innings score on this wicket is 150 runs.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 60 on this ground.
ENG vs AUS ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Match 26 Probable XIs:
England: Jos Buttler (c & wk), Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch ©, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Wade (wk), Ashton Agar, Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood