First Match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Well, the wait is over. Finally! ICC Cricket World cup is on its way and we will have our hands on the very first encounter of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 today between the host team England and the very fine South African side.
Both Team are coming into the world cup after playing two warm up matches each. England played their first warm up match against their arch rival Australia which they lost by a small margin of 12 runs. Here is a match block. Click for all the details of the Eng Match.
Next they played Afghanistan and trashed the young side by 9 wickets. This was a very clinical performance after the loss in the first Warm up, It certainly brought the flavor back to the world cup favorites.
South Africa’s first Warm up match was up against the struggling Sri Lankan team and they won the match convincingly after scoring a mammoth total of 338 in their first innings. South Africa’s Second Warm up vs West Indies has drained away as the rain came in pouring down right after the first 12 overs.
ENG v SA HEAD TO HEAD STATS
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If we look into the overall stats there there is not much to choose from the two. however England team is considered to be the favorites in this world cup encounter by many based on their recent form and winning streak against good sides and they also have home advantage as the conditions will most likely be a huge factor in this world cup event.
South Africa vs England is expected to be a thriller with two very fine batting sides so we can safely expect it to be a runs fest at the Oval.
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