England vs West Indies, free match prediction 14 Jun 2019

14 Jun 2019 | 15:00 | The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England
213/2 in 33.1 6.42 winner
212/10 in 44.4 4.75

England beat West Indies by 8 wickets

Old Rivalry set to resume as England, West Indies lock horns in World Cup

  • England registered a comprehensive win over Bangladesh in their previous game played at Cardiff.
  • West Indies previous game against South Africa was abandoned due to torrential rains.
  • Jason Roy was the standout performer for England in the previous game played against Bangladesh.

Our Prediction is England to win the match!

  • Tournament: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
  • Format: ODI
  • Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England
  • Toss: To Bowl

Match Preview

Host England will be facing another tough test when they will face West Indies in the 19th game of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in Southampton on Friday.

The home delivered a power-packed performance with the bat and ball to beat Bangladesh by 106 runs in a game played at Cardiff. England Skipper Eoin Morgan will be hoping that side can maintain focus and intensity for this clash as well.

On the other hand, West Indies have certainly impressed everyone with their performances in this World Cup. Jason Holder and co. will be determined to produce their best cricket against England in a bid to pull off an upset at Southampton.

Teams Preview

England Preview

For England, this will be another opportunity to climb to the top of the league table in the competition. Eoin Morgan-led unit comfortably brushed aside Bangladesh in a game played at The Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

In the batting department, the team will be dependent on opening pair of Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow to do the bulk of the scoring, whereas wicket-keeper Jos Buttler will be looking to go berserk against the opposition in the later stages of the innings.

The home side will be hoping that the opening pair of Roy and Bairstow can get the side off to a decent start. Roy was certainly the standout performer for England in the previous game and smashed 153 runs off 121 balls with the help of fourteen fours and five sixes. 

His opening partner, Bairstow, has struggled to produce runs with the bat in the competition. He has scored only 83 runs in 3 matches at an average of 27.66. England will be hoping that Bairstow can deliver a big score in this game.

Eoin Morgan, Joe Root, and Ben Stokes have contributed well to the teams cause in this year’s competition. The experienced players will need to produce runs for England in this game. Wicket-keeper Jos Buttler will be expected to deliver something special with the bat in this game. He has shown excellent form with the bat so far in this World Cup and scored 185 runs in 3 games at an average of 61.66

In the bowling department, the focus will be on new-ball pair of Jofra Archer and Mark Wood to make early breakthroughs with the new-ball. Archer was the standout bowler in the previous game played against Bangladesh. He took three wickets and conceded just 29 runs in 8.5 overs. Ben Stokes also bowled well and picked up three wickets in the game played against Bangladesh. Off-spinner Moeen Ali has been in excellent form with the ball and claimed 4 wickets so far in this competition.

England Predicted Playing XI:

Eoin Morgan (captain), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali/ Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jofra Archer, Chris Woakes.

England Key Players From Previous Game Of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
J Buttler 64 44 2 4 145.45
B Stokes 6 7 0 0 85.71
J Bairstow 51 50 6 0 102
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Chioke Archer 8.5 2 29 3 3.28
B Stokes 6.0 1 23 3 3.83
M Wood 8.0 0 52 2 6.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Chioke Archer 8.5 2 29 3 3.28
B Stokes 6.0 1 23 3 3.83
M Wood 8.0 0 52 2 6.5

England Actual Playing XI:

Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Liam Plunkett, Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Mark Wood, AU Rashid, Eoin Morgan, Jofra Chioke Archer, Ben Stokes, CR Woakes

West Indies Preview

The visitors will under pressure to produce a better show after suffering a narrow defeat in their previous game against Australia. Captain Jason Holder will be focused to make sure that the side can deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball against England.

In the batting department, the responsibility will be on the likes of Chris Gayle, Shai Hope, and Nicholas Pooran to provide stability, whereas the likes of Captain Jason Holder and all-rounder Andre Russell will be tasked to produce a big finish to the innings. 

Chris Gayle will be looking to produce a big score against England. The left-hander hasn’t set the stage on fire in this World Cup and scored 71 runs in 3 matches at an average of 35.50. West Indies will be hoping that Gayle can come to party with the bat in this game against England.

Nicholas Pooran and Shai Hope have shown decent form for West Indies in this World Cup. The duo has contributed with crucial scores for the side in the first two games of the competition. West Indies will be hoping that Pooran and Hope can deliver notable scores against England.

Shimron Hetymer needs to spend time in the middle to find a form with the bat and produce a decent score in this game. All-rounder Andre Russell and Carlos Brathwaite are destructive players in the batting lineup that can score at a brisk rate at the back end of the innings.

In the bowling department, Sheldon Cottrell and Kemar Roach will be leading the pace attack, whereas Oshane Thomas and Jason Holder will other pace options for this game. Ashley Nurse is the lone spin option for this game.

West Indies Predicted Playing XI:

Eoin Morgan (captain), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali/ Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jofra Archer, Chris Woakes.

West Indies Actual Playing XI:

Carlos Brathwaite, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Holder, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Shannon Gabriel, Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Oshane Thomas, Chris Gayle, Andre Russell

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The pitch at Rose Bowl is expected to be a good one for batting and also provide some assistance to the pacers as well. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Friday is going to see overcast conditions throughout the day. 

Venue

The Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton is going to host the game between England and West Indies. England will take heart from the fact they have won their last two games played against West Indies at this venue. Eoin Morgan-led unit has an excellent head-to-head West Indies in World Cup competition.

Toss: To Bowl

With early showers predicted, both the teams will be looking to bowl first and make use of pitch conditions. The quick bowlers will get assistance from the surface. The spinners might not play a big role in this game.

Winning Prediction

Host England will be favorites to win their game against West Indies. The home side has a better-balanced attack in comparison to the West Indies which lack a quality spinner. Eoin Morgan will be supremely confident that the side will continue their winning run in the competition.

Expect England to register a comfortable win over West Indies!

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Author: Shoaib Z.