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STAGE SET FOR TIGHT DO-OR-DIE MATCH-UP

Jul 11, 2019 - City A.M.

IF THEY aren't already, England and Australia are going to become very familiar with each other this summer. Having played twice already, and with the small matter of the Ashes edging ever closer, the two sides meet today in a Cricket World Cup semi-final.

The match is an intriguing one, framed by two potentially decisive factors: Australia's World Cup experience and England's fondness of Edgbaston.

Australia are undoubtedly the gold standard when it comes to crunch situations. They'...