England vs Pakistan Dream11: England registered an emphatic 45-run win in the second T20I against Pakistan to square the three-match series. It was a perfect comprehensive performance from the hosts as both their batters and bowlers together displayed stunning work. The third and final T20I match is scheduled at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester on 20 July.
1. Jos Buttler
England’s swashbuckling wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler looked in an impressive touch on his return to T20I cricket. In the 2nd T20I against Pakistan, Buttler smacked an excellent innings of 59 runs off 39 balls that included 7 fours and 2 sixes. Overall in the T20I format, the right-hander has smashed a total of 1850 runs in 81 matches at a strike-rate of 140.58. He has scored 14 fifties in T20I cricket. Jos Buttler will once again be a key player for England if they are to win this final T20I and the series.
Jos Buttler in T20Is
2. Babar Azam
Pakistan captain Babar Azam holds a lot of importance in this T20I team both as a batsman and leader. The Pakistani skipper played a special innings of 85 runs off only 49 balls that comprised of 8 fours and 3 sixes in the first T20I win against England. He compiled a wonderful opening partnership of 150 runs alongside Mohammad Rizwan and also added 50 runs for the first wicket stand in the second T20I match. Overall, in 56 T20Is, Babar Azam has scored 2142 runs at an average of 47.6 and a strike-rate of 131.09.
Babar Azam in this T20I series vs England
3. Liam Livingstone
England’s youngster Liam Livingstone has displayed stunning performance in both the T20I matches of this series so far. The right-handed swashbuckling middle-order batsman smacked the fastest T20I hundred for England during his scintillating innings of 103 runs off just 43 deliveries that included 9 sixes and 6 fours. He also contributed with a crucial knock of 38 runs off 23 balls in the previous game. Livingstone is currently the leading run-getter in this three-match T20I series having smashed 141 runs at a strike-rate of 213.64.
Liam Livingstone in this T20I series vs Pakistan
4. Mohammad Rizwan
Pakistan wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan will surely be a player to watch out for in this ENG vs PAK 3rd T20I match. Rizwan scored 63 runs off 41 balls that consisted of 8 fours and 1 six in the first T20I match against England. He was involved in a sensational century opening partnership with Babar Azam in the first T20I and also composed a fine 50-run stand in the second game. The right-hander has been in an incredible touch in T20I cricket in the recent few months and will be expected to continue his brilliant form in this final T20I as well.
Mohammad Rizwan in T20Is
5. Saqib Mahmood
England fast bowler Saqib Mahmood has given the perfect example of his talent and skills in this entire limited-overs series against Pakistan. The right-arm speedster was the Man of the Series during the ODIs where he picked up a total of 9 wickets at an average of 13.67 and an economy of 4.39. Saqib took impressive figures of 3 for 33 in the second T20I against Pakistan and played a crucial role in England’s victory. In this T20I series so far, he has scalped 4 wickets at an average of 19.75.
The third and final T20I between England and Pakistan will begin at 11 PM IST on 20 July. The live streaming of this match will be available on the Sony Sports Network and Sony LIV app.
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