T20 World Cup United States vs England match preview: Pitch report, weather forecast and probable players list

The match against the defending champions will be a real test for the US team

T20 World Cup United States vs England (L) United States captain Aaron Jones, (R) England's captain Jos Buttler | AP

The United States has surprised everyone by qualifying for the Super 8 in their very first T20I season. An underdog team that gave a strong fight against experienced teams such as India and West Indies. However, the match against the defending champions, England will certainly test their abilities and durability in the tournament. With England not performing its best during their match against South Africa, it will be an interesting twist of turns if the United States emerge to give England a tough time.

Ahead of Sunday’s United States vs England contest in Kensington Oval Stadium, here are a few things you need to know.

Pitch Report: The Kensington Oval pitch benefits pacers and spinners as it helps in giving a good bounce to the ball along with assisting batters kindly as the faulty pitch presents the perfect platform for batsmen to experiment freely.

Weather Forecast: According to weather.com, the temperature will be around 31 degrees Celsius during the day and the sky is expected to witness thunderstorms throughout the day and night. The possibility of rain ranges between 55% to 49%.

United States probable player list: Aaron Jones (c), Steven Taylor, Shayan Jahangir, Andries Gous (wk), Nitish R Kumar, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Jasdeep Singh, Nosthush Kenjige, Ali Khan, Saurabh Netravalkar

England probable player list: Jos Buttler (c/wk), Phil Salt, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Reece Topley.

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