Hosts and tournament favourites England will take on a rejuvenated West Indies side in match 19 of the ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2019 on Friday at Southampton. Both England and West Indies have played three matches so far in the ICC CWC 2019. And while England have won two out of the three contests it has played, West Indies have won and lost one match each. West Indies' third match was against South Africa which had to be abandoned due to rain. The toss is scheduled to take place at 2.30 PM. England have won the toss and elected to bowl first.
England have faced South Africa, Pakistan and Bangladesh so far. While they won against South Africa and Bangladesh, the English side lost to Pakistan. On the other hand, West Indies beat Pakistan but lost to Australia in their second match. The match against South Africa was washed away due to rain. Both England and West Indies will play their fourth match on Friday, June 14 in ICC CWC 2019. England vs West Indies Live Cricket Score of ICC World Cup 2019 Match: Get Live Updates and Ball-by-Ball Commentary of ENG vs WI.
Weather and Pitch Report: The covers have come off the pitch. However, the overcast conditions continue to prevail. The boundaries are longer down the ground (82 metres). The square boundaries are longer too. There is definitely something in the pitch for the bowlers.
England Possible Playing 11: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(Captain), Jos Buttler(Wicket-Keeper), Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.
West Indies Possible Playing 11: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope(Wicket-Keeper), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder(Captain), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Oshane Thomas.