England Vs Australia 4th ODI Preview
The injured Australians once again take on your increasingly imposing England side on July 7th, 2012 in Chester-le-Street. After a few lamentable days of cricket, ruined by rain, another ODI between the two teams was also the target of the stubborn dynamics of rain. England side has taken a 2-0 lead to continue their particular winning streak while on the other hand, the Aussies have a solid team and will look for end England winning run in this clash.
The opening pair of Alastair Cook and Ian Bell has been in scintillating type, these both have provided their team quick and strong starts. Jonathan Trott may be assiduous and he provides works that are very useful. Ravi Bopara has shone at a couple of occasions and he returned with a magnificent half-century to offer victory. Series greatest batsman Eoin Morgan has been the key gamer for England, the reverse-sweep maestro is the maximum scorer of the series together with 132 runs and once again made a unbeaten contribution inside second ODI. Wicket Keeper Craig Kieswetter had nothing considerably to do but if required by this game, he ought to show his A-game this time around.
The bowlers have been incredible too and they have enjoyed their parts perfectly ensuring the hitting efforts always returned fruitful results. The actual English bowling includes awesome foursome pair of bowling with Steven Finn, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Wide and James Anderson building a great combination of fearsome speed bowling, supported by Graeme Swann yet he has been relaxed for the last two ODIs and also James Tredwell is likely to take his place in front of burly Samit Patel. Although still there offers some buzz indicating the particular inclusion of Chris Woakes in the side in place of Anderson.
Two lethal and also fearsome openers produced by the Australians, Shane Watson and David Warner scored half-centuries each however have not been able to produce the dominant opening pair. It will be more intriguing to see the Aussies selectors’ think-tank that whether they tactic to put Matthew Wade at the very top order with Donald Warner and so the swashbuckler from Qld, Shane Watson could be convenient for the middle purchase. George Bailey and skipper Michael Clarke although have played nicely in challenging conditions, yet they have not produced winning hits for their teams. Peter Forrest and Steve Johnson have not been impressive and may look to repair on their own. The fans can be hoping for the hitting to do some wonder and keep the sequence alive.
They have a fast, furious, ferocious and fierce, terrific bowling pair with the wants of Brett Lee, Bill Hilfenhaus, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and also Clint McKay. The selectors would be poorly demanding from Brett Lee to be the leading wicket-taker for your Australian after Glenn McGrath. Clint McKay can retain his placement in the team after decent performance in ODIs. Lee could be slipped unless the selectors badly want to see him eclipse Glenn McGrath as the leading Aussie wicket taker in ODIs. The lone left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty will be the section of the team to tip the spin slot while all-rounders Michael Clarke as well as Shane Watson could also help in bowling a bit. Little one Pat Cummins is also not necessarily included due to a injury.
This promises to be a crucial contest because this is very important match for the teams particularly for that Australians as this is the must-win situation for them to preserve their hopes still living in the series whilst the Poms will be looking forward to a victory to snatch the series from the Australians.
Form Guide (Suits with no results are not included)
England: Alastair Cook (c), Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Ravi Bopara, Eoin Morgan, Craig Kieswetter (wk), Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, David Tredwell, James Anderson/Chris Woakes, Steve Finn
Australian Team: David Warner, Shane Watson, George Bailey, Michael Clarke (c), Brian Hussey, Matthew Wade (wk), Steve Smith/Peter Forrest, Brett Lee, Mitchell Johnson, James Pattinson/Ben Hilfenhaus/Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty
Players to watch
Ian Bell: The player of sophistication, having the goodness involving elegance in his softball bat, Bell has been the main important for the team with his fantastic performance will be very valuable at top-order.
David Warner: The swashbuckler, Warner could bruise and damage the opponent’s back in no time if he releases his blitzkrieg. His performance would be must-watch if he is on song.
Weather conditions forecast Another rain-ruined sport or rain-affected game will be very available as during the afternoon period, rainfall has been predicted.
Message Report Pitch can help the seamers and the top-order will have to watch-out for the swing prior to the twin new soccer ball loses his sheen.
Prediction: England may grab victory and wrap up the whole series.