ENG vs PAK Stats : England will face off Pakistan in the three match ODI series that starts in Cardiff from 8 July. England have had a good start of their home season as they defeated Sri Lanka in T20I as well as ODI series without losing any match and will look to carry their good form against Pakistan as well. Although they’re without Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes but still have many match winners in their squad. On the other side, Pakistan who have won all their international series this year will look to extend their unbeaten run and for that they need to play their best cricket as they’re against a top side like England.
In the ICC ODI Rankings England are ranked 3rd while Pakistan is sitting on 6th position. These two sides have an old rivalry and both sides have their dominance in different different eras and currently it’s England who is dominating them and have won all the series they played against Pakistan since 2006. Although in ICC tournaments Pakistan have upper hand. In this series England are without their three senior players Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Jofra Archer who are injured and Pakistan will look to take the advantage of their absence.
England and Pakistan played first ever ODI against each other in 1974 and since then these two sides have played total 88 ODIs and England have been dominating side with 53 wins, although in ICC tournaments like World Cup and Champions Trophy Pakistan have dominance over the English side and host England have won all their ODI series against Pakistan in last 15 years and it shows how much they dominate against them and they can add one more series win in their account and here is a statistical look at their head to head record.
England were knocked out in the group stage of World Cup 2015 and since then they have changed their approach and now play attacking cricket and it has paid off as since then they have won 72 out off 114 ODIs with World Cup 2019 title and currently are one of the best sides in the world.
England in ODI Cricket Since World Cup 2015 :
Pakistan as usual have been inconsistent side since World Cup 2015 with some good performances here and there and with some bad. They won historic Champions Trophy 2017 but then couldn’t qualify for top four in World Cup 2019 and their inconsistency has been a big issue for them and here is their ODI record after World Cup 2015.
Pakistan in ODI Cricket Since World Cup 2015 :
As we have already discussed these two sides first played an ODI against each other back in 1974 and in their 47 years old rivalry England have been domination side while in ICC tournaments Pakistan have been the top side on most occasions and in recent years England have crushed Pakistan many times.
Last 5 ODIs between ENG and PAK :
England won – 4
Pakistan won – 1
Let’s us now have a look at England batsmen’s record against Pakistan in ODI cricket. Captain Eoin Morgan, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jason Roy etc have done well against them over the years and are coming with good form and these four will be the backbone of England’s batting line up in this series.
Here we’re going to have a statistical look at England’s bowling record against Pakistan in ODI cricket. The likes of Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid and Mark Wood have been main bowlers of England over the years and in this series Curran brothers Sam and Tom and David Willey too have a good chance along with uncapped young left arm pacer George Garton.
Here we’re having a statistical look at Pakistan’s batting against England in ODI cricket. Captain Babar Azam, Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, wicket keeper Mohammad Rizwan and Haris Sohail are their main betters and have played some good knocks in England as well. Former captain Sarfraz Ahmed too have a good record against England and the likes of Shoaib Maqsood, Saud Shakeel can be their trump cards in this series.
|Imam ul Haq||5||5||278||151||1||0|
Now we are going to have a statistical look at Pakistan’s bowling against England in ODI cricket. Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hasan Ali and Haris Rauf are their premium pacers and Hasan Ali has good experience of this format on Engand soil. Shaheen Shah Afridi too has been good here and the likes of Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan and Usman Qadir too will look to do well.
|Shaheen Shah Afridi||4||5||49.0||4/82||1||0|