The England-Australia ODI series is now on the edge as both the teams will now fight to clinch the final match of the series. The visitors, Australia, won the first ODI of the three-match series in a comprehensive manner. England bounced back in the second game of the series and levelled the series 1-1. Now, it all boils down in the final game of the series to decide as to who will clinch it.
For Australia, Steve Smith’s absence has been crucial and he is expected to miss the 3rd ODI as well. He was expected to make a comeback in the final ODI. However, Australia’s head coach, Justin Langer has said that he looked a bit rusty in the training and is likely to miss the final ODI of the series as well.
England vs Australia 2020 3rd ODI: Venue, Weather, And Pitch Report
In wake of the widespread pandemic, the bio-secure bubbles have been established. Taking it into account, all three games of the series will be played at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester. The weather is expected to be fine on Matchday with the Sun being out the entire day. The pitch will definitely help the batsmen and we can expect a high-scoring tie.
The average 1st innings score is 226. Anything above 250-260 runs will be a massive boost for the team batting first. The average second innings score is 199 in the ODIs.
England vs Australia 2020 3rd ODI: Complete Squad
England National Cricket Team: Joe Root, Jason Roy, Tom Banton, Jos Buttler (wk), Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.
Australia National Cricket Team: Aaron Finch (c), Alex Carey (wk), David Warner, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Matthew Wade, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Sean Abbott, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Marnus Labuschagne, Riley Meredith, Daniel Sams, Josh Philippe.
England vs Australia 2020 3rd ODI: Predicted XI
England National Cricket Team: Joe Root, Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Sam Billings, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.
Australia National Cricket Team: Aaron Finch (c), Alex Carey (wk), David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.
England vs Australia 2020 3rd ODI: Fantasy Cricket Tips
Jos Buttler makes the lone wicketkeeper in the Playing 11 Fantasy team from England. Eoin Morgan, Jonny Bairstow, and Joe Root make the cut as the English batsmen in the fantasy side. Moeen Ali qualifies as the only all-rounder in the fantasy side. Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes make it into the side as the English bowlers.
Aaron Finch makes it into the side as the Australian batsman. Glenn Maxwell qualifies as the only Australian all-rounder. Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood make the cut as the Australian bowlers.
England vs Australia 2020 3rd ODI: Live Streaming Details
In India, the Sony Pictures and Sports Network will broadcast this match live. The live stream of this match will also be available on the FanCode app. Cricket Addictor website will also bring up the live score of this match.
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