England win toss, opt to bowl against Australia

England win toss, opt to bowl against Australia

Agency News

London, Jun 25 : England won the toss and opted to bowl against arch-rivals Australia in a World Cup match here at Lord's Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

England made no changes in their team for this important match. Meanwhile, Australia made two changes in the team as Nathan Lyon and Jason Behrendorff came in place of Adam Zampa and Nathan Coulter-Nile. The hosts, England will look to bounce back after a shocking 20 runs defeat against Sri Lanka by in their last match.

On the other hand, Aussies will be high on confidence as they defeated Bangladesh by 48 runs on Thursday. Both England and Australia are sitting pretty in the top four positions with 8 and 10 points respectively and will be looking for a win to further improve their chances of sealing their place in the semifinals of the ongoing World Cup.

Playing XI -
Australia - David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Jason Behrendorff

England - James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood