Mumbai: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has predicted the finalists of ICC World Cup 2019. India, Australia, England and New Zealand qualified for the semi-finals of the mega-event.
India, who finished at the top of the table will face New Zealand in the first semi-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday. On the other hand, Australia will lock horns with top-ranked ODI side England in the second semi-final at Edgbaston on Thursday.
Kevin Pietersen took it to Twitter and predicted that England will beat Australia in the second semi-final of the tournament. He also mentioned that England will play the final of the ICC World Cup 2019 against India.
We’ll whack the Aussies!— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) July 6, 2019
Eng v India FINAL!
Earlier, Pietersen had also tweeted that the team which beats India will lift the ICC World Cup 2019 trophy, after which England had defeated India in the league match.
Lots have said, ‘the team that beats India, will win the CWC’...— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) June 30, 2019
India have gathered 15 points from their nine league stage matches while New Zealand have ended on 11 points from their nine games.
Australia slipped to the second spot after suffering a defeat against South Africa in their last league match of the tournament. England, after making a good start in the tournament lost successive matches against Sri Lanka and Australia.
England cliched the third spot in the points table by defeating India and New Zealand in thier last two league matches.