England got back to winning ways against Bangladesh in their previous game of the ICC World Cup 2019 and must be high on confidence as they face West Indies in Southampton. The hosts have been dominating teams with the bat though they might be a bit concerned with their bowling unit that has leaded runs in every game. Opponent West Indies saw its game against South Africa washed out which was a blow considering they had just lost a close encounter with Australia. With no wins in two, the boys from the Caribbean need a win to stay competitive. If we look at the head to head record of the two sides, in 101 game – England have won 51, West Indies with 44 wins and 6 games producing no result. A look back at their last five games. England vs West Indies Cricket Score 19th ODI Match in ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019.
West Indies vs England – 1st March 2019 – Darren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia – West Indies won by 7 wickets
Oshane Thomas lightning quick bowling helped West Indies bowl out England for just 113 in 28.1 overs with pacer taking 5 wickets. In reply, Chris Gayle then hammered a 27 ball 77 to take his side to a 7 wicket win over the visitors.
West Indies vs England – 27th February 2019 – Nation Cricket Stadium, Grenada – England won by 29 runs
Both the sides put an exhibition of classic hitting which ultimately ended with England winning by 29 runs. The visitors batting first reached 418/6 buoyed by the centuries of Jos Butler and Eoin Morgan. The West Indies chase began well with Chris Gayle tormenting the English bowlers on his way to 162. Once he got out, their innings fell apart as England won by 29 runs. England vs West Indies Dream11 Team Predictions: Best Picks for All-Rounders, Batsmen, Bowlers & Wicket-Keepers for ENG vs WI in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 19.
West Indies vs England – 25th February 2019 – National Cricket Stadium, Grenada – No result
The game had to be abandoned as the rain came down heavily over Grenada post the toss.
West Indies vs England – 22nd February 2019 – Kensington Oval, Barbados – West Indies won by 26 runs
Shimron Hetmyer scored a brilliant century to help West Indies set England a target of 290 which was a challenging one on a Barbados track. Sheldon Cottrell and Jason Holder shared 8 wickets between them to help the home side win by 26 runs. England vs West Indies ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Weather Report: Check Out the Rain Forecast and Pitch Report of Rose Bowl in Southampton.
West Indies vs England – 20th February 2019 – Kensington Oval, Barbados – England won by 6 wickets
West Indies batting first reached 360/8 in their quota of 50 overs as Chris Gayle top scored with an 85 ball 123. But England had little trouble chasing down this mammoth total led by centuries from Joe Root and Jason Roy. Skipper Eoin Morgan chipped in with 65 helping England win by 6 wickets.
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The fans can expect a high scoring game as both the teams boast of powerful hitters though if it conditions remain overcast, the bowlers will be interested too.