England v Australia 2nd ODI betting tips & prediction
Welcome to our England v Australia betting tips, prediction & odds update for the second one-dayer at Old Trafford on Sunday, September 13.
Australian went 1-0 up in the series with a tight win in the first match, and this second match is to be played on the same strip and under day/night conditions.
England surprisingly elected to bowl first in the ODI opener and their defeat means the past seven ODIs at Old Trafford have been won by the team batting first. The toss will be important as always, but that stat also means the side batting second is certainly due.
England produced a disappointing batting performance with only century-maker Sam Billings and opener Jonny Bairstow (84) offering any real resistance as the metronomic Josh Hazlewood made early inroads into the England top order.
The home team is unlikely to make too many changes for the second match but they need something from one or both of opener Jason Roy and key player Joe Root, who both look underdone.
Australia may not risk opening bowler Mitchell Starc, who suffered a tweak to his upper leg while fielding on Friday. If Starc is ruled out, his likely replacement is Kane Richardson.
Former Australian captain and gun batsman Steve Smith missed the first match with concussion after being struck in the nets. He has passed his concussion protocols but the Australians may take a conservative approach given his woes of the Ashes tour. If he does play, however, Marcus Stoinis, who fought hard for 43 batting at first drop on Friday, could be the man to make way.
England v Australia one-day schedule & results
September 11: First ODI: Australia 9-294 (Glenn Maxwell 77, Mitchell Marsh 73; Jofra Archer 3-57, Mark Wood 3-54) d England 9-275 (Sam Billings 118, Jonny Bairstow 84; Adam Zampa 4-55, Josh Hazlewood 3-26) by 19 runs. Man of the match: Josh Hazlewood. Old Trafford, Manchester, 1pm local time.
September 13: Second ODI, England v Australia, Old Trafford, Manchester, 1pm local time
September 16: Third ODI, England v Australia, Old Trafford, Manchester, 1pm local time
Squads for England-Australia limited-overs series
England squad: Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood. Reserves: Joe Denly, Saqib Mahmood
Australia squad: Aaron Finch (captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Riley Meredith, Josh Philippe, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa
Read on for our England v Australia betting tips for the 2nd ODI International at Old Trafford on September 13, 2020.
England v Australia odds
|Start:||1pm local time September 13 (10pm, September 13 AEST)|
|Venue:||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|Head-to-head odds:||England ($1.73) v Australia ($2.10)|
|Man of the match:||Jonny Bairstow $9, David Warner $9, Joe Root $9, Aaron Finch $10, Steve Smith $10, Jason Roy $10, Jos Buttler $10, Mitchell Stacr $11. $13+ the rest.|
England v Australia tips – 2nd ODI
Here are our best bets for the 2nd one-day international between England and Australia at Old Trafford:
Aaron Finch man of the match at $10
Finch has looked on the cusp of producing a big knock in the T20s and first ODI, and he is a player who regularly goes on with the job once he gets a decent start. While his opening partner David Warner has been shaky against the pace bowling early in English conditions, Finch looks a lot more solid. If he produces a ton, Australia will be well on their way to winning this match and taking a 2-0 lead in the series.
Adil Rashid leading England wicket-taker
We have loaded up on the leggie twice and he delivered once during the T20 series, and he could get more assistance than he did on Friday with this pitch a little more worn. Rashid still chimed in with the wickets of Marnus Labuschagne and Alex Carey in the first match. He is just and out-and-out start in the short forms of the game.
England v Australia prediction 13/9/2020
England just don’t have the same aura about them as they carried last northern summer when they won the ODI World Cup. A key part of that is the absence of Ben Stokes, without whom they would likely not have even reached the final of the World Cup. And also, the bowling line-up is yet to find its range. There is very little between these sides, so we have to lean towards the outsiders again in Australia, particularly if Smith is fit to play. He is head and shoulders above his teammates as a batsman in English conditions. Our final England v Australia prediction? Australia by 10 runs/four wickets.
England v Australia details
1pm local time on the 13/9/2020
England: Sky Sports Cricket; Pakistan: Ten Sports, PTV; Australia: (Kayo), Fox Sports; New Zealand: Sky Sports
Old Trafford, Manchester.
Yes, all of the top cricket betting sites will have markets available on the England v Australia contest.
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