The Sydney Cricket Ground will host the second AUS vs ENG ODI of the three-match series. Australia won the first ODI by six wickets on the back of some fabulous performances with the bat. This is a must-win game for England to keep the series alive.
This is almost a second-string England side that is playing the ODI series against Australia. They look completely different from the side that won the T20 World Cup. Jos Buttler and Dawid Malan are the only two players to play in the series who played in the T20 World Cup.
Australia, on the other hand, have several of their players playing the series. Fifties from David Warner and Steve Smith were the big positives from the 288-run chase. Skipper Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa took three wickets with the ball in the first ODI.
For England, Dawid Malan after missing the semi-final and the final of the T20 WOrd Cup 2022 struck a magnificent century. He scored 134 off 128 deliveries with 12 four and one six. Jos Buttler and David Willey played cameos to take England to 287 which was not enough in the end.
England won the T20I series before the T20 World Cup. The ODI series ends on November 22 at the MCG. Australia then travel to England in June next year for the Ashes. The series will constitute of five Tests between June 16 to July 31. The Aussies were the winners of the previous Ashes series by 4-0 in their own backyard.
AUS vs ENG Weather Forecast And Pitch Report Of Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney – England Tour of Australia 2022, 2nd ODI
The weather in Sydney held up very well during the T20 World Cup 2022. The venue hosted seven matches including the first semi-final. It rained in only one game. The Sydney wicket is the best for batting with enough assistance for the spinners. The wicket does not have the pace and bounce of Perth but comes onto the ball nicely.
The second AUS vs ENG 2nd ODI starts at 8.50 am PSI which is around 2 pm local time. It will be breezy in the afternoon with good sunshine and the weather around 25 degrees. By the evening, the slight cloudiness in the sky will clear out and the temperature will drop to around 20 degrees. There is a five percent chance of rain around 2 to 5 mm.