The second semi-final of ICC World Cup-2015 is being played between Australia and England at Edgbaston Ground. Australia have decided to bat first before winning the toss. Australia, batting first, lost two wickets in 2.4 overs and scored 10 runs. Peter Handscomb (0) and Steve Smith (1) are on the crease.The winner of both of these teams will face New Zealand in the final. The Australian team was in second place in this edition of ICC World Cup with 14 points in 9 matches, 7 wins and 2 losses. At the same time, England's team was at number three with 12 points, with 6 wins and 3 losses in 9 games.The current champion Australia was the first team to reach the semi-finals, while England defeated India and New Zealand to make their place in the semifinals.
The Australian team has reached the finals of 1975, 1987, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015, in which he was the runner-up in 1975 and 1996, the rest each time he has captured the title. On the other hand, the England team has reached the final in 1979, 1987 and 1992, but three times he had to be content with becoming a runner-up.Before the World Cup began, it was said that host England and India are the contenders of this title, but Australia has given rise to its prospects for its best performance. England were beaten by Australia by 64 runs in the league stage.
Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), Jason Behrndorf, Alex Carrie (wicketkeeper), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Matthew Wade, Nathan Lyon, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Ken Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoney, David Warner. , Adam Jampa
England: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moin Ali, Jopra Archer, Johnny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Jose Butler, Tom Kuran, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.