Cricket Betting Tips
Match: Australia vs Afghanistan, Match 4, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Date: Saturday, June 01, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM GMT
Venue: County Ground, Bristol
Australia team is on a dream run and had a great year thus far. They have defeated India and Pakistan with huge margins recently. Aaron Finch led side has also won both the matches of warm-up game easily. The men in yellow are set to play their first game against Afghanistan at the County Ground in Bristol and are the favorites to win the game. Afghanistan thrashed Pakistan in the first warm-up game by three wickets but was in return defeated by England in the second match. Read on the cricket betting tips, weather and pitch reports, venue stats, etc. here.
Australia’s form has been better than any other team. They have won their last eight ODIs before coming into the World Cup. Winning both the warm-up games would have given them the boost.
Cricket Betting Tips Key Players
Steve Smith has proved his return to the side after one year with a century against England in the warm-up game and fifty in another warm-up game. Aaron Finch and Usman Khwaja have played great innings for the side and there is a tough fight for the top spot in the team with David Warner back in the side. Glen Maxwell would be a key player and would be expected to play a finishing role.
Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc will lead the bowling attack with Cummins being in sublime touch.
Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon
Afghanistan is in good form and would be high on confidence after defeating Pakistan in the warm-up game. But the issue is that they are still the underdogs and can spoil the game for any team on their day.
Cricket Betting Tips Key Players
Rising Afghanistan has produced some good players in the world cricket with the likes of Rashid Khan, Nabi and Mujeen ur Rahman. These all players even had a good run in IPL 2019. Rashid Khan is the top-ranked ICC ODI all-rounder. Hazratullah Zazai has been hitting runs for the side in the last one year and has been known for powerful hitting. Mohammad Nabi adds experience to the side with both bat and ball. Hashmatullah Shahidi has also found the form ahead of the big match.
Bowling will be led by Hamid Hassan and supported by Rashid Khan.
Hazratullah Zazai, Noor Ali Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Hamid Hassan
Stadium – County Ground, Bristol
Capacity – 7000
Ends – Pavilion End, Ashley Down Road End
Venue Scoring Pattern
Average 1st Inning Score – 244
Average 2nd Inning Score – 216
Highest Total – 373/5 (England Women vs South Africa Women)
Lowest Total – 92/10 (Zimbabwe vs England)
Chased Target – 359/4 (England vs Pakistan)
Defended – 182/10 (New Zealand vs England)
Weather & Pitch Conditions
There will be a 70% cloud cover with no chances of rain. The temperature would be around 19-20 degrees Celsius with 60-70% humidity. It is a good day for the game of cricket.
The pitch is good for chasing with a team batting second winning the 9 matches out of 16 completed matches.
It would be no surprise if the team winning the toss would opt to field first. Chasing here has been fruitful.
Cricket Betting Tips and Prediction
Afghanistan has grown as a cricketing nation and have improved on a lot of skills but still, Australia will be the favorites to win the upcoming match.
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