England face litmus test on Tuesday as the hosts and favourites face Australia at Lord's in what has become a must-win game for England in the ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2019, after their unexpected loss to Sri Lanka at Headingley, Leeds. While Australia are second on the points table and almost certain for a spot in the semi-finals of the world cup, the same can't be said for England if they lose to Australia today as they have their next match against India and then face number one side on points table New Zealand. England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 32 Video Preview.
England are surely missing their opener Jason Roy, who is certain to miss this encounter due to an injury. England are currently placed at number four on the points table and a loss from here can take the Eoin Morgan men further down. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – Points Table.
England's loss to Sri Lanka and Pakistan's victory against South Africa has opened the race for ICC CWC 2019 semi-finals spot. Bangladesh won their third match of the tournament as they beat Afghanistan in Monday's match at Southampton. The tigers are fifth on the points table and are knocking on the door for a place in the semi-finals of Cricket's biggest event. England vs Australia Match Scorecard 32th ODI Match.
Australia are comfortably placed second on the points table with five wins out of their six matches in the world cup so far. Opener David Warner has looked in superb touch and bowlers will be wary after his 166 runs innings against Bangladesh. Mitchell Starch and Pat Cummins have picked wickets at regular intervals and so has Adam Zampa to boost the five-time World Cup winning champions campaign at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.