Eng vs Aus Match Prediction 1st ODI 2020 | Match Analysis, Playing XI

Let’s see the Match prediction of Eng vs Aus 1st ODI in detail. After the T20 series win, the world champions will lock their horn against Australia at Old Trafford. We have seen a lot of spectacular performances of Butler, Malan,  Finch, Ashton Agar in the T20I series.

The 11 players out of 14 have played World Cup last year of England. They will play with their full strength squad in this series against the Aussies.  The last time Australia and England played against each other was in the semifinal of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.  Australia beat England comfortably at Lords under the captaincy of Aaron Finch. Last ODI series against Ireland, England won the series 2-1 and that was the first white-ball cricket series after the COVID-19 pandemic.

On the other hand, Australia playing their first ODI series COVID-19 pandemic. Their star players like David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch have found their form in the T20 Series against England. But the main concern is top class batsman Steven Smith, he got the start but couldn’t quite convert into a big score.  Stoinis was chipped on some occasions but couldn’t quite deliver a match-winning performance. If you talk about bowling of the Australian team Mitchell Starc, he didn’t find his rhythm in the T20 Series. But the good thing is Ashton Agar and Kane Williamson grab their chances with both hands

Weather & Pitch Prediction of Eng vs Aus 1st ODI Match

The Old Trafford pitch will support fast bowler, the surface will be quick and helps the pacers. The ball will seam initially and gets low in the latter half of the day. But as per the recent stats suggest it can be the high-scoring game if the conditions are Sunny.

England has announced their 14 -man squad, Captain Morgan, and Roy fully recovered from their finger injury and joined their Squad. Sam Billings will play at the number 6 position in the absence of Ben Stokes who has the match-winner for England against New Zealand in the final of the world cup 2019. Mark wood, Jofra Archer, and Chris Woakes will lead the attack for England along with leggie Adil Rashid. 

Australia can bring Glenn Maxwell in the squad as an all-rounder instead of Mark Stoinis. There is a toss between Stoinis and Mitchell Marsh who played a match-winning score in the last T20 against England. There is a high chance that Mitchell Marsh will feature in the 1st ODI. Aussie keeper, Alex Carrey was dropped from the last T20 he can retain his spot for the match

Match analysis

England best batsman Joe Root has less than 50 runs average against Australia, haven’t scored an ODI hundred against the Aussies in the recent matches. If you talk about his batting average on this ground, so far he has played 4 matches at an average of 36. Eoin Morgan has played 53 matches against Australia at an average of 40 and scored 3 hundred. In England, he has played 100 Matches with 46 average and has scored 6 hundred. At Old Trafford, his record is 9 matches  52 average 3 100s.  Jason Roy vs Australia played 17 matches at an average of 49 and has scored 3 hundred.

Similarly, the numbers are not good for the Australian batsman either. David Warner against England played 21 matches at an average of 32 and scored 1 century in England.  Steven Smith’s average is also 33 in the last 30 matches in England. Finch is the most successful among all the batsmen against England, He has played 26 matches, average 50, and scored 7 hundred. In the last 24 matches, his average is 43, and smacked 3 centuries. 

Our Prediction: It could be a great contest England can win this match. For fantasy Dream11, MYFab11 teams join us on Telegram Channel.

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