Pitch Condition:

County Ground, Bristol

This wicket generally favours batsmen and pace bowlers. England should score 300+ if they bats first. Pace bowlers can get some movement due top overcast conditions.

Last 3 T20 Blast at this venue:

GLO: 161/7, SOM: 165/2(19.2) (Pace: 8, Spin: 1)

GLO: 216/2, GLA: 182/8(20) (Pace: 8, Spin: 3)

KEN: 147/7, GLO: 149/2(13.4) (Pace: 5, Spin: 3)

Total matches27
Matches won batting first10
Matches won bowling first16
Average 1st Inns scores241
Average 2nd Inns scores215
Highest total recorded373/5 (50 Ov) by ENGW vs RSAW
Lowest total recorded92/10 (24.5 Ov) by ZIM vs ENG
Highest score chased359/4 (44.5 Ov) by ENG vs PAK
Lowest score defended182/10 (50 Ov) by NZ vs ENG

Fantasy Tips:

Try to make your small league team by assuming easy win of English team. Try to cover all the main bowlers of the England team and they will be good captains in the GL.

England Team Preview:

As expected, English team has won all the matches till now. They are the  world champions of this format and will be favourites to win this match also. They are expected to make good no. of changes in this game. Most probably C Woakes, G Garton(Debut) and L Dawson should play this game. S Curran, Adil Rashid and M Wood can be rested in this game.

Note: Any player can be rested in this game.

Team Breakup: 

Main Batters: Joe Root, Jason Roy, J Bairstow, E Morgan

Main Spinners: Adil Rashid (L Livingstone and Moeen Ali will assist him)

Main Pacers: M Wood, Sam Curran, D Willey and C Woakes

Expected Death Overs: M Wood and C Woakes (T Curran will surely bowl in deaths if he plays)

Probable 11 and Performance in the last T20 series, 1st ODI :

  • Jonny Bairstow: RHB: 13, 0, 51, 43, 29
  • Jason Roy: 36, 17, 60
  • Joe Root: RHB (Main batsman of the team in this format): 79, 68
  • Eoin Morgan: LHB: 11, 1, 6, 75
  • Sam Billings: RHB: 24, 2, 3
  • L Livingstone: RHB+RAL: 9/1(2), 29+10/0(2), 14+ 1 W, 9 // Moeen Ali: RAO: 28+5/1(2)
  • Sam Curran: LHB+LAM: 25/2(3), 16+8/1(2), 9+14/2(4), 45/0(7.3), 48/5(10) // G Garton: (LAF, Known for his extra pace, has good bouncers and sower balls also)
  • T Curran(RAM): 43/0(10)
  • D Willey: LAM: 17/0, 27/3, 44/3(10), 64/4(10)
  • C Woakes: RHB+RAM: 14/0(3), 9/1(4), 18/4(10)
  • Adil Rashid: RAL: 17/2(4), 24/2(4), 9/0(1), 45/0(6) //L Dawson(RAL):

Full stats and Analysis:

J Bairstow(RHB):
H2H: 9 I, 181 R, 22.6 A, 97.8 SR
VENUE: 3 I, 151 R, 75.5 A, 120.8 SR

Joe Root(RHB):
H2H: 25 I, 1175 R, 65.3 A, 85.2 SR+ 14 I, 45 O, 1 W,
Venue: 4 I, 187 R, 93.5 A, 102.2 SR+ 1 I, 5 O,M 2 W,

E Morgan(LHB):
H2H: 30 I, 854 R, 34.2 A, 89.0 SR
VENUE: 5 I, 30 R, 10.0 A, 85.7 SR

D Malan(LHB)
H2H:
VENUE:
ODI: 3 M, 3 I, 90 R, 45.0 A, 87.37 SR

J Roy(RHB):
H2H: 11 I, 490 R, 54.4 A, 114.5 SR
VENUE : 3 I, 81 R, 40.5 A, 120.9 SR
STATS ODI: 96 M, 92 I, 3598 R, 39.97 SR

S Billings(RHB):
H2H: 1 I, 3 R, 3.0 A, 37.5 SR
VENUE: 2 M, 14 R, 7 A
STATS ODI: 22 M, 19 I, 604 R, 35.52 A, 93.06 SR

L Livingstone(RHB+RAL):
H2H: 1 I, 9 R, 9.0 A, 75.0 SR
VENUE:
LISTA: 57 M, 48 I, 1615 R, 36.70 A, 100.18 SR+ 37 I, 220 O, 24 W,

S Curran(LHB+LAM):
H2H: 2 I, 11 R, 11.0 A, 64.7 SR+ 3 I, 23.3 O, 5 W,
VENUE:
ODI: 8 M, 6 I, 132 R, 26.40 A, 85.16 SR+ 8 I, 50 O, 7 W,

M Ali(LHB+RAO):
H2H: 14 I, 341 R, 24.4 A, 97.7 SR+ 17 I, 140 O, 12 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 148 R, 148.0 A, 159.1 SR+ 2 I, 16 O, 0 W,

D Willey(LAF):
H2H: 7 I, 66.4 O, 17 W,
VENUE: 4 I, 30 O, 4 W,
ODI: 49 M, 48 I, 357 O, 60 W,

A Rashid(RAL):
H2H: 12 I, 102 O, 14 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 24 O, 8 W,

M Wood(RAF):
H2H: 4 I, 33 O, 3 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 6 O, 1 W,

C Woakes(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 10 I, 231 R, 33.0 A, 92.8 SR+ 18 I, 147.2 O, 28 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 34 R, 34.0 A, 100.0 SR+ 3 I, 27 O, 7 W,

L Dawson(RHB+LAO):
H2H: 1 I, 6 O, 1 W,
VENUE:
LISTA: 160 M, 141 I, 1034 O, 162 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20D): 33+15/0, 9+28/1, 17+17/1, 16+30/0, 23+54/0,

T Curran(RHB+RAM, Death overs specialist):
H2H: 4 I, 31 O, 6 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 10 O, 2 W,
ODI: 26 M, 26 I, 198 O, 30 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20D): 26+45/1, 25+26/0, 44/2, 33/1,

G Garton(LAF):
LIST A: 24 M, 23 I, 157 O, 29 W,

Srilanka Team Preview:
They generally remain inconsistent in the ODIs and are a very weak team. Their 3 main players K Mendis, D Gunathilaka and N Dickwella are suspended due to breaking the bio secure bubble. Their most of the batting will depend on K Perera, D De Silva and W Hasaranga.

Oshada Fernando is expected to replace P Nissanka in the playing11.

Probable 11 :

P Nissanka: RHB: 5, 5 // O Fernando:

K Perera: LHB: 30, 21, 3, 73, 0

Avishka Fernando: 2

Dhananjaya De Silva: RHB+RAO: 91

Charith Asalanka: LHB+RAO: 0, 3

W Hasaranga: LHB+LS: 5+12/0(4), 3+20/2(4), 1+42/0(3), 54+26/0(7), 26+46/1(7)

D Shanaka: RHB+RAM: 50, 8, 7, 1, 47

C Karunaratne: RHB+RAM: 19+39/1(7), 21+34/1(6)

D Chameera: RAF: 24/1, 29/1, 17/4(4), 50/3(8),  46/0(9)

B Fernando: LAM: 17/1(3), 26/1(4), 50/1(10), 17+53/0(9)

Asitha Fernando:(RAM) 54/0(10)

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: Kusal Perera, D De Silva and and W Hasaranga

Main Spinners: W Hasaranga (D De Silva will assist him)
Main Pacers: D Chameera, B Fernando, and C Karunaratne

Expected Death Overs:  D Chameera and other 1 not fixed

H2H and Venue Stats of the Players:

Kusal Perera(LHB):
H2H: 17, 325 R, 19.1 A, 77.2 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 9 R, 9.0 A, 36.0 SR
ODI: 104 M, 99 I, 2989 R, 31.79 A, 92.31 SR

O Fernando(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 44 M, 42 I, 1114 R, 27.17 A, 63.47 SR+ 3 I, 8 O, 3 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE:

C Asalanka(LHB+RAO):
H2H: 2 I, 3 R, 1.5 A, 17.6 SR
VENUE:
LISTA: 47 M, 40 I, 1534 R, 43.82 A, 80.18 SR+ 26 I, 152 O, 27 W,

P Nissanka(RHB):
H2H: 2 I, 10 R, 5.0 A, 32.3 SR
VENUE:
ODI: 6 M, 6 I, 70 R, 11.66 A

Dhananjaya De Silva(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 6 I, 195 R, 48.8 A, 80.9 SR+ 6 I, 26 O, 5 W,
VENUE:
ODI: 48 M, 45 I, 969 R, 26.18 A, 76.90 SR+ 40 I, 196 O, 25 W,

W Hasaranga(RHB+LES):
H2H: 2 I, 80 R, 40.0 A, 70.2 SR+ 2 I, 14 O, 1 W,
VENUE:
ODI: 21 M, 19 I, 418 R, 27.86 A, 116.11 SR+ 21 I, 157 O, 21 W,

D Shanaka(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 10 I, 224 R, 24.9 A, 91.8 SR+ 2 I, 4 O, 0 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 2 R, 2.0 A, 25.0 SR
ODI: 25 M, 22 I, 515 R, 24.52 A, 108.42 SR+ 13 I, 54 O, 10 W,

I Jayaratne(RHB+RAM):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 96 M, 56 I, 782 R, 20.57 A, 81.88 SR+ 93 I, 590 O, 121 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(LISTA): 44/1, 2+53/4, 52/2, 31/5, 13+52/3,

R Mendis(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 1 I, 1 R, 1.0 A, 20.0 SR
VENUE:
LISTA: 38 M, 28 I, 559 R, 26.61 A, 92.24 SR+ 35 I, 232 O, 37 W,

D Lakshan(LHB+RAM):
H2H: 1 I, 2 R, 2.0 A, 22.2 SR+ 1 I, 2 O, 0 W,
VENUE:
LISTA: 15 M, 14 I, 453 R, 37.75 A, 98.47 SR+ 13 I, 54.5 O, 12 W,

I Udana(LHB+LAM):
H2H: 1 I 6 R, 6.0 A, 150.0 SR+ 1 I, 8 O, 2 W,
VENUE:
ODI: 20 M, 17 I, 229 R, 17.61 A, 95.41 SR+ 20 I, 149.5 O, 18 W,

N Pradeep(RAF):
H2H: 8 I, 58 O, 8 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 2 R, 100.0 SR
ODI: 47 M, 45 I, 370 O, 59 W,

D Chameera(RAF):
H2H: 3 I, 23 O, 6 W,
VENUE:
ODI: 28 M, 28 I, 195 O, 30 W,

A Dananjaya(RAO):
H2H: 5 I, 32.1 O, 9 W,
VENUE:
ODI: 36 M, 34 I, 295 O, 51 W,

L Sandakan(LAW):
H2H: 2 I, 12 O, 0 W,
VENUE:
ODI: 29 M, 28 I, 229 O, 25 W,

B Fernando(LAM):
H2H: 2 I, 19 R, 9.5 A, 86.4 SR+ 3 I, 25.2 A, 2 W,
VENUE:
LISTA: 36 M, 36 I, 259 O, 53 W,

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