Only a few hours left for the biggest fight for pride between two arch-rivals England and Australia in the fifth Ashes Test 2019 at Kennington Oval, London. Aussies who are leading the Ashes scorecard with 2-1 lead are looking forward to seal the series with a historic win while the hosts are hoping for their best at the home pitch in order to level up the game with a 2-2 draw. There is no need to say that this biggest battle of the year will give the exceptional experience of some exciting mini battles also that will last in our hearts forever.
Here’s check out some of the exciting mini battles to watch out for in fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia:
Steve Smith vs Stuart Broad
The biggest nightmare for every English bowler, Steve Smith is looking forward to play his best shots in the do or die match at Oval Stadium, London. The 30-year-old Australian batsman who alone scored 671 runs in just five innings in Ashes 2019 is all set to mark a new record on his name in the fifth and the last Ashes Test of the year against England. While the destructive pacer of hosts Stuart Broad is also ready to welcome the visitors with his nerve-wracking bowling spells. The one-on-one battle between these to legendary players will surely give some unforgettable experiences to the spectators.
Mitchell Starc vs Ben Stokes
One of the finest bowlers of Australian Cricket Team, Mitchell Star will go all out to outplay star England cricketer Ben Stokes who could prove as a threat for his team in the upcoming battle. The stellar performance of Stokes in third Ashes Test led the England squad to a 135-run historic victory. While Starc’s death bowling style in fourth Ashes Test leveled up the game between both the teams. In the fifth encounter also Starc will look to dominate Stokes with his powerful pace attack.
Pat Cummins vs Rory Burns
In this Ashes 2019, Rory Burns proved as a crucial asset for England cricket squad and in the upcoming battle also he is looking forward to perform impactfully. He became the highest run-scorer for England in this Ashes Test after earning 323 runs in just 8 innings against Australia. While on the other side, Pat Cummins became the top-ranked wicket-taker for Kangaroos after scalping 24 wickets in Ashes 2019. It will be interesting to see who will dominate whom in this thrilling clash of the bat and ball as Burns is best with his bat and Cummins is great with his pace.
These mini battles between swashbuckling players of England and Australia are going to be much more exciting than ever. It will be interesting to see who will clinch the 2019 Ashes title in the old and famous rivalry.