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After a close win in the opener, England will be looking to carry the momentum forward when they host their rivals at The Oval in the second game of the five match series. Australia will be keen to draw level and get the series back on track.
England: Alastair Cook's side, who have a chance to dethrone Australia from their top spot in the ODI rankings with a clean-sweep, started the campaign well with a 15-run win at Lord's. All the top order batsmen, except Ravi Bopara, managed decent scores as the hosts posted a good total. Eoin Morgan was in sublime form with an unbeaten 89 from 63 balls while Jonathan Trott chipped in again with a half-century. The openers were in good touch too, with Cook and Ian Bell getting good starts before falling in the forties.
The English pace bowlers were amongst the wickets at Lord's, with James Anderson, Steven Finn, Tim Bresnan and Stuart Broad picking up two wickets each. Spinner Graeme Swann supported them well and their persistence resulted in the Aussies losing wickets at regular intervals.
Australia: The visitors ended up 15 runs short of the target at Lord's, despite half-centuries from David Warner and Michael Clarke giving them a solid start after Shane Watson fell early. The problem was most of their batsmen could not convert their starts into decent totals. Although there were a couple of fifty-run stands, Clarke's men lost wickets at crucial stages and while Watson failed at the top, the middle order - which included David Hussey, Steven Smith and Matthew Wade - failed to support their skipper. Clarke will be expecting his batsmen to sort out these issues and produce better performances in the remaining games.
The Australian captain will also be hoping for a better outing from his bowlers. Watson was the most expensive, giving away 65 runs while Brett Lee also had an average game, picking up one wicket and conceding 57 runs. Only Clint McKay managed to maintain an economy rate below five. The bowlers need to find better line and length if they are to restrict the English batsmen to manageable scores.
England: Surrey fast bowler Stuart Meaker has been selected to the England squad as cover for Anderson, who was struggling with a groin issue at Lord's. If England decide not to risk playing Anderson, the 21 year old is likely to get a game.
Australia: Mitchell Johnson should replace Pat Cummins, who has been ruled out of the tour because of a side strain picked up in the opener. Clarke might decide to bring in Peter Forrest for Steven Smith as well.
Pitch and Conditions:
The forecast at The Oval is fine with long periods of sunshine expected. The wicket looks hard and should be quicker than Lord's.
England: Cook (c), Bell, Trott, Bopara, Morgan, Kieswetter (wk), Bresnan, Broad, Swann, Meaker, Finn.
Australia: Watson, Warner, Bailey, Clarke (c), Hussey, Forrest, Wade (wk), Lee, Johnson, McKay, Doherty.
Where to Watch Live:
You can follow the game live from 10:30 BST on Five Live Sports Extra and Radio Four LW.