Jos Buttler and Dawid Malan, the skipper and a member of the England cricket team, were captured during a practice session leading up to the anticipated ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 clash against Australia. This photo, credited to Siddharaj Solanki/ANI, was taken at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
England vs Australia, ICC World Cup 2023: Match Details, Broadcast, and Players’ Line-Up
The much-anticipated ICC World Cup 2023 fixture featuring England versus Australia is set to take place on November 4 in Ahmedabad. With England languishing at the bottom of the table and Australia aiming to solidify their place among the top four teams, this encounter promises an exciting showdown.
Australia has been on a winning spree, triumphing in four out of their last five matches, making them the team to watch out for. The defending champions, England, have no chance of survival in the tournament and will be playing for their pride in this match.
Notably, Australia will be without key players Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh, with Maxwell sidelined due to injury and Marsh returning home for personal reasons.
In their head-to-head stats, Australia has claimed victory in 87 of the 155 ODIs played against England, while England has won 63 matches, with two tied games and three yielding no result.
The probable line-ups are anticipated to feature Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, and Mark Wood for England, while Australia is likely to field David Warner, Travis Head, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Marcus Stoinis, Josh Inglis, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, and Josh Hazlewood.
The Narendra Modi Stadium’s pitch report details its 11 pitches, offering a mix of soil types that could affect the gameplay, favoring spinners and slower bowlers over time.
The match is scheduled to start at 2 PM, with live coverage available on Star Sports channels and the Disney+Hotstar app for Indian viewers. Meta’s collaboration with the ICC will extend the coverage to Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Threads.
The weather forecast for the match in Ahmedabad predicts a high temperature of 34 degrees Celsius, gradually cooling in the evening with no chance of rain and 61% humidity, as reported by Weather.com.