Both the teams are determined to win. Presently, England is ranked number one in ODI while Australia is ranked fifth. However, on paper, both teams are well-balanced and great set of batsmen and bowlers. The English and Australian sides are capable of defending and chasing a total with equal ease.
The Riverside Ground pitch will decide who will win the 4th ODI between England and Australia. When it comes to test matches, Chester-le-Street has proven to be lucky for the English squad. So, they will be hoping that luck also helps them in the one day international.
Australian team will play under the captaincy of Tim Paine whereas Eoin Morgan is the captain of the English team. To make is easier for you to predict the winner of the match, some key things are mentioned here.
Australian team squad is composed of Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Tim Paine, Kane Richardson, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, Travis Head, Ashton Agar, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Billy Stanlake, Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, and D’Arcy Short.
Players in the England team include Liam Plunkett, Eoin Morgan, Adil Rashid, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, David Willey, Moeen Ali, Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Joe Root, Jake Ball, Mark Wood, and Tom Curran.
The 4th ODI between England and Australia may see Australia winning. Here are some reasons why Australia could win this encounter:
Tim Paine is doing a wonderful job of captaining the side in the absence of Steve Smith
The team has an extremely talented batting lineup
Aaron Finch is the top order right-handed batsman and is one of the best players of Australian team
The team is blessed with a very good wicketkeeper in Tim Paine, who is also the captain
Australia has Mitchell Marsh as their go-to all-rounder.
Australian team has a strong bowling side.
Josh Hazlewood, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye and Glenn Maxwell make a formidable bowling lineup
Players like Cameron White and Chris Lynn will be looking to score runs and put up a good show on the field