After a grueling 5-match ODI series which saw England pummelling Pakistan at will, both teams will collide against one another at the grandest stage of them all i.e. the ICC World Cup 2019.
Pakistan are coming into this match after a dismal performance against Windies which saw the losing the match by 7 wickets. On the other hand, England are coming into this contest after a dominating win over Proteas by 104 runs in the first match of World Cup 2019.
At the World Cup stage, both teams are even as both have won 4-match apiece from 9 encounters, whereas one match was abandoned due to rain.
Pakistan vs England
Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottinghamshire
Time: June 03, 03:00 PM
Overcast conditions are expected here which will help the seamers to swing the ball in the air. If the openers get away from the new ball, they can definitely get themselves in and pile up heavy runs.
Avg 1st inn score: 249
Avg 2nd inn score: 216
Highest Total: 481/6 (50 Ov) by ENG vs AUS
Lowest Total: 83/10 (23 Ov) by RSA vs ENG
Highest Chased: 350/3 (44 Ov) by ENG vs NZ
Lowest Defended: 195/9 (50 Ov) by WI vs ENG
Matches Played: 09
Pakistan won: 04
England won: 04
No result: 01
Pakistan: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Haris Sohail, Asif Ali, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik.
England: Eoin Morgan (c), Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Liam Plunkett, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jason Roy.
#1: Conditions favoring the seamers
With overcast conditions expected to remain throughout the first-half of the match, the pacers can make an impact for sure. The teams we are providing here will emphasize on the pace bowling unit of both sides.
#2: Batsmen capitalizing once get settled
Trent Bridge holds the record for the highest ever ODI score in the history of the game, This clearly means, the surface is definitely a batting paradise. If the new ball is played properly early on, the batsmen can definitely come into the party.
#3: Least selected players from the fantasy 11