AUS vs ENG Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for 2nd T20 of England tour of Australia 2022

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AUS vs ENG: Australia will take on arch-rivals England in the second T20 international of the England tour of Australia 2022. The 3 T20I series is being led by England by 1-0. The second match will take place in Canberra on 12th October 2022.

Australia are on a roller coaster ride for the last few weeks. They lost to India in a 3-match T20 bilateral series by 1-2. However, they backed themselves and clean swept West Indies in a 2-match T20 series by 2-0. Coming into this series, they bowled under par and gave away 208 runs. David Warner led the chase but fell short of just 8 runs.

England, on the other hand, welcomed their skipper Jos Buttler back into the side. He missed the entire Pakistan tour owing to a calf injury. The opening duo of Buttler and Hales went on a rampage and put together a partnership of 132 in just 11 overs. Mark Wood led the bowler’s unit and clipped 3 crucial wickets. Overall, England registered a comprehensive win.

Match Details for AUS vs ENG

Series: England tour of Australia 2022

Date: 12th October 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 1:40 PM IST

Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Live Streaming: Sony Sports, Sonyliv

Pitch Report for AUS vs ENG

The pitch surface at Manuka Oval in Canberra is likely to assist bowlers. It will most likely be a low-scoring game. The pacers would be lethal. Both sides have quality fast bowlers and a fierce contest is expected to play out.

Probable Playing XI


David Warner, Aaron Finch (captain), Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade (wicket-keeper), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood


Jos Buttler (captain/wicket-keeper), Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, David Willey, Adil Rashid

Match Predictions for AUS vs ENG

Both sides fought their throats out in the first game. A good and fierce contest is likely to play out. Australia can take advantage of the home conditions. Australia needs to win this in order to stay alive in the series. Overall, after analysis, England is the probable winner of this game.

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