AUS vs PAK | After losing their last game to India, Australia now brace to bounce back against Pakistan. Both the teams will meet for the 17th match of the ICC World Cup in The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.
Venue- The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Timings- 12 June, 3:00 pm
Defending champions look to bounce back in the next game
Australia lost their last match against India by 36 runs. They seemed clueless against India as they kept losing wickets at regular intervals. However, it was their first loss in the tournament and that must be a minor hiccup for them, hence they would try to give their best against Pakistan.
‘Unpredictable’ Pakistan move to stun Australia
Pakistan bounced back against England and defeated them by 14-runs after losing their opening encounter to Windies. They would aim to gather all the positives from the last game and take on Australia with lifted morale. However, Australia swept Pakistan 5-0 two months ago in the UAE. They would hence be more cautious while taking on their rivals.
Australia: L W W W W
Pakistan: W L L L L
Betfair: Pakistan 7/4, Australia 4/9
Skybet: Pakistan 7/4, Australia 2/5
Ladbrokes: Pakistan 7/4, Australia 4/9
The books are predicting a win for Australia
Squads AUS vs PAK
Sarfaraz Ahmed, Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Wahab Riaz, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Imam-ul-Haq, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman
Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Alex Carey (wk),Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon