Australia vs England Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today Match 17? ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Published - 08 Jun 2024, 11:27 AM | Updated - 08 Jun 2024, 11:28 AM

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The Australia vs England match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 takes place on Saturday, June 8. Led by Jos Buttler, England eyes their second consecutive title in the T20I World Cup 2024 being the defending champions. 

Australia aims to clinch another ICC title in their kitty. Notably, they won the ICC WTC 2023 title and ODI World Cup title last year. Ahead of Australia vs England clash, below is the complete prediction for the match. 

Australia vs England Team Analysis

Australia 

Mitchell Marsh is the captain of Australia in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 and leads the team for the first time in an ICC tournament. Australia, part of Group B, faced Oman in their opening game. They will take on England, Namibia, and Scotland in the next three games. 

England  

Jos Buttler leads England in ICC T20 World Cup 2024. They are part of Group B with Australia, Namibia, Oman, and Scotland. They faced Scotland in their opening game and will face each team once in the first round. 

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Australia vs England Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

The pitch at Kensington Oval Stadium in Barbados is considered a low-scoring one where bowlers often enjoy a good advantage. The average 1st and 2nd innings totals are 136 and 123. Teams batting first have won far more games than teams batting second. 

Form and Fitness

The are no cases of injuries in either squad. England's opening game was washed out due to rain and there were no injuries to any players in the match. Even the Australian squad has no cases of injuries and all players are available for the next clash. 

Tactical Acumen

Australia- Australia have a strong squad with experienced and impeccable players, who won the ICC ODI World Cup last year by defeating India at their own home. Hence, Aussies are on top of their confidence in the ICC T20I World Cup 2024. 

England- England is led by Jos Buttler and they have many members who were part of the previous T20I World Cup, where England won the title. Notably, it took place in Australia and England showed a magnificent form to win the trophy. 

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Australia vs England Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today Match 17? ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Australia vs England Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
Australia 160-180 160-180
England 170-190 160-180

Players to perform prediction

AUS- David Warner, Travis Head, Tim David, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Adam Zampa will be some players to watch out for in the match. 

ENG- Jos Buttler, Liam Livingstone, Phil Salt, and Jonny Bairstow are some key batters while Jofra Archer, Reece Topley, and Mark Wood are some key bowlers for the side. 

Australia vs Pakistan Best Batsman Prediction

Who will score the most runs for AUS in the match: Travis Head or David Warner

Who will score the most runs for ENG in the match: Jos Buttler or Liam Livingstone 

Australia vs Pakistan Best Bowler Prediction

Who will pick the most wickets for AUS in the match: Adam Zampa or Glenn Maxwell

Who will pick the most wickets for ENG in the match: Mark Wood or Reece Topley 

Who will win the Match?

If we consider the previous game, England's bowlers were hit for a lot of runs. Scotland smacked 90 runs in the first 10 overs without losing any wickets before the match was washed out due to rain. Hence, England seems to have bowling issues in their squad. 

On the other hand, Australia has experienced bowlers like Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, and Adam Zampa. The first two also showcased a stunning form in IPL 2024 in India recently. Hence, Australia might outplay England in the match. 

Conclusion

Australia and England are two strong teams in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. If we look at the last two T20 World Cups, one was won by Australia and the other was won by England. 

Similarly, both sides also won the previous two editions of ODI World Cups. Hence, they are two strong teams when it comes to ICC events.