England takes on West Indies in the match 19 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. England are one of the in-form teams in ODI cricket at the moment thanks to the kind of squad they have assembled. Their defeat at the hands of Pakistan has been almost wiped out from the memories of their supporters with the kind of display they produced against Bangladesh. Their powerful hitters make batting look easy with consistent scores of above 300. Their opponents for the day West Indies too pack a punch when it comes to power hitting which sets up for an amazing contest which the neutrals can enjoy as well. Let us look at the players to watch out for in the contest. Southampton Weather Updates Live: Hour by Hour Rain Forecast Ahead of England vs West Indies CWC 2019 Match at Rose Bowl Cricket Ground.
Chris Gayle tormented the English bowlers throughout the home series against England just a few months ago. The West Indies great’s strike rate was impressive and in one of the games, he almost single-handedly helped his team chase in excess of 400. England vs West Indies Cricket Score 19th ODI Match in ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019.
The West Indies skipper has a lot riding on his shoulder in the game against England with him needing to step up with both bat and bowl. England love to attack in the middle stages of the innings and this is where Holder’s role becomes crucial as he cannot let them get away with 8 runs an over.
One player that has really earned the praise of critics and fans alike in the last year or so with some fine performances. His brilliant century against Bangladesh means he will be eager to counter the West Indies bowlers in Southampton.
Jos Butler has been declared fit to play against West Indies after minor hip trouble against Bangladesh. He is known for his power hitting toward the middle and end phases of the innings and is one of the reasons England find it comfortable getting past 300 on a constant basis.
It is a special game for Barbados born Jofra Archer turning up for England in a crunch World Cup game. His blistering pace gives him an advantage but having faced Chris Gayle and co in various T20 leagues around the world, they will have an idea of how to counter him.
Weather permitting, West Indies and England game should be a cracker of a contest with England holding a slight edge over their opponents.