Defending champions Australia will look to get back to winning ways when they take on Pakistan in match no 17 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The battle between the two World Cup winning teams will be played at The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton on June 12 (Wednesday). Both teams have lost a match each from their three encounters, while Pakistan also had a washed out due to rain. Australia and Pakistan will be playing their fourth match of CWC 2019. Five-time winners, Australia began their World Cup 2019 campaign with a convincing victory over Afghanistan in their opening match, before snatching a second win from the cusp of defeat against the West Indies. Pakistan, on the other, lost to West Indies but beat England to register their first win of CWC19. Meanwhile, if you are looking for the weather and pitch report of AUS vs PAK CWC 2019, then please scroll below for all the essential information. Australia vs Pakistan Cricket Score 17th ODI Match.
The wet weather in England may have spoiled the World Cup fun for many cricket lovers, who after two complete washouts, will be longing to see to a full match. It had rained heavily around Somerset but the Taunton county ground has only seen light showers. The weather on match day is expected to be typically overcast with occasional rain intervals in between. According to a report from accuweather.com, the temperature will be around 15-16 degree Celsius during match time. Live Cricket Streaming of Australia vs Pakistan Match on Hotstar, PTV Sports and Star Sports: Watch Free Telecast and Live Score of PAK vs AUS ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 ODI Clash on TV and Online.
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Pitch Report: Shorter boundaries have made Taunton a high-scoring ground domestically. But the last CWC 2019 match here saw the New Zealand fast bowlers wreak havoc in the Afghanistan batting-order. Of the 13 wickets, which fell on that eventful day, fast bowlers took 12. The AUS vs PAK match is going to see a similar kind of trend especially with the overcast conditions and a pool of talented fast bowlers in both teams.
Weather in Taunton
Australia Squad: David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon.
Pakistan Squad: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Asif Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Sohail.
Australia are placed fourth in the points standings with two wins from three games that keeps them on four points. Pakistan are further four places below on the eighth position with three points from the same number of matches. Pakistan next face India on June 16, while Australia play Sri Lanka, a day earlier.