The highly anticipated encounter between Australia and England in the 2023 World Cup, Match No. 36, took place at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium on November 4, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.
Cricket fans around the world were eagerly awaiting this showdown, as these two cricket giants clashed on the grand stage of the World Cup, promising a thrilling and intense battle between the traditional rivals.
The match was a significant fixture in the tournament, and it lived up to expectations, offering spectators an exciting display of cricketing excellence.
AUS vs ENG Head-to-Head ODI
Australia and England have a rich cricketing history, and their head-to-head record in One Day Internationals (ODIs) reflects a closely contested rivalry.
Over the course of 155 matches, Australia has emerged victorious on 87 occasions, while England has claimed 63 wins.
There have been a few instances where the outcome remained undecided, with three matches ending in a no-result or tie, including two thrilling ties.
In their most recent encounter, Australia asserted their dominance with a resounding 221-run victory.
The last five head-to-head matches also highlight Australia’s recent superiority, as they won four out of the last five contests, while England managed to secure a solitary win.
This rivalry continues to captivate cricket enthusiasts with its competitive spirit and memorable moments.
Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report
The Narendra Modi Stadium, with its 11 diverse pitches, offers a unique playing experience for cricketers.
Among these pitches, five are crafted from black soil, which is renowned for generating extra bounce, thus providing batsmen with ample run-scoring opportunities.
The remaining five pitches are a combination of three different soil types, while the eleventh pitch is a mixture of two.
This variety ensures that the pitch conditions can vary significantly, making the stadium a true test for both bowlers and batsmen.
In the context of One Day Internationals (ODIs), the Narendra Modi Stadium has hosted a total of 28 matches.
An intriguing statistic emerges, as both batting first and second have tasted victory an equal number of times, with 14 wins each.
Notably, there hasn’t been a single tie in these ODIs. The average score for teams batting first is 241, emphasising the competitive nature of matches at this stadium.
The highest team score achieved at this venue is a remarkable 365/2, courtesy of South Africa, while the lowest total is 85/10, posted by Zimbabwe.
The scoring pattern reveals that the Narendra Modi Stadium has witnessed a diverse range of matches, with seven games seeing teams struggle to reach a score below 200, while another seven games have seen scores between 200 and 249.
A majority of contests have featured scores between 250 and 299, totaling ten matches, and four matches have seen teams surpass the 300-run mark.
This diversity in scoring patterns highlights the dynamic nature of the pitches at the Narendra Modi Stadium, making it a challenging and captivating location for ODIs.
AUS vs ENG probable Playing XI
AUS Probable Probable PlayingXI
David Warner, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
Bench: Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Sean Abbott, Cameron Green
ENG Probable Playing XI
PlayingJonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Bench: Sam Curran, Brydon Carse, Harry Brook, Gus Atkinson