England To Qualify For The Finals, Kevin Pietersen Predicted
New Delhi: On sunday, Kevin Pietersen, former England batsman predicted that England and India would end up entering the title round. As India, Australia, Newzealand and England qualified for the top four teams in the world cup 2019. India ended on top of the points table and willl Play the first semi-final against Newzealand on July 9, Tuesday at Old Trafford, Manchester.
These two teams have not played against each other as their previous match was abandoned due to rain at Trent Bridge on June 13. As well as on the other hand, Australia will play second semi-final against England that is scheduled to be played on 11 July on Thursday at Edgbaston in Birmingham.
Kevin Pietersen predicted on his twitter handle that England will beat the Aussies and the world cup final match will likely to be played between India and England at Lord's on July 14, Sunday.
Earlier, he predicted that the team who defeats India will win the world cup 2019 after which England had defeated the 2nd ranked ODI side.
India played 9 matches out of which 7 they won and lost one match to England and the other match was abandoned due to rain against Newzealand and finished the league stage matches with 15 points.
Newzealand on the other hand lost three matches to Pakistan, Australia and England after a solid start in the league stage and ended with 11 points from their 9 matches.
Australia slipped to second spot after a loss to South Africa in their last league match.
England started their World Cup 2019 campaign on a high note but two straight losses against Sri Lanka and Australia left them in trouble.
They, however, came back strongly to beat India and New Zealand in their last two matches and ended up sitting in third spot with 12 points.