ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction: 1st T20I Match of Pakistan tour of England 2024, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for England vs Pakistan Dream11 Team

Published on: May 21, 2024 12:00 pm IST|Updated on: May 21, 2024 4:16 pm IST

ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction

England will take on Pakistan in the first T20I of the four-match series at Headingley Stadium in Leeds.

Let’s take a look at our fantasy preview for this game.

England vs Pakistan, 1st T20I of Pakistan tour of England 2024
22nd May, 11:00 PM IST
Headingley Stadium, Leeds

ENG vs PAK Preview

This series carries immense significance as both teams look to finalize their best combinations and hit their stride ahead of the T20 World Cup, scheduled to commence in June. England has announced a much-same squad for this series, reflecting their intention to field their strongest possible lineup. With a strong batting order featuring the likes of Jos Buttler, Phil Salt, and Will Jacks at the top, the hosts will be eager to iron out any remaining creases and establish a winning momentum as they gear up for their title defense.

Meanwhile, Pakistan has also announced a potent squad. The visitors will be determined to put their best foot forward and solidify their plans for the upcoming global event.

Both sides boast a wealth of T20 experience and will be looking to tick all the boxes, whether it’s fine-tuning their batting approaches or experimenting with different bowling combinations.

Form Guide


Headingley Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at Headingley Stadium is usually noted to be a good batting surface, favoring batters by offering true bounce and allowing them to confidently play their shots. The surface will also offer ample help to pacers, while spinners will have less time to settle in during the middle overs.

T20 stats at this ground

Total Matches Played: 2
Matches Won Batting First: 2
Matches Won Batting Second: 0
Average 1st innings score: 188
Average 2nd innings score: 148

ENG Playing 11

1. Phil Salt
2. Jos Buttler (c&wk)
3. Will Jacks
4. Ben Duckett/Liam Livingstone
5. Harry Brook
6. Moeen Ali
7. Sam Curran
8. Chris Jordan
9. Adil Rashid
10. Reece Topley
11. Mark Wood

England Team News

  • Squad:  Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Tom Hartley, Will Jacks, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, and Mark Wood.
  • Liam Livingstone is doubtful for this outing due to injury concerns.

ENG Key Players

Jos Buttler Stats vs PAK in T20I

Last 5 Scores in T20I Runs against PAK in T20I Batting average vs PAK Total runs in T20I Captain choice
27, 92, 42, 70, 51 174 runs in 9 matches 19.33 2927 Runs in 114 Matches           ❌

Moeen Ali Stats vs PAK in T20I

Last 5 Scores in T20I Runs & wickets against PAK in T20I Batting average vs PAK Total runs & wickets in T20I Vice-captain choice
6, 9, 64, 24, 25 282 runs & 7 wickets in 17 matches 28.20 1154 runs & 45 wickets in 82 Matches         ✅

PAK Playing 11

1. Saim Ayub
2. Mohammad Rizwan
3. Babar Azam (c)
4. Fakhar Zaman
5. Azam Khan (wk)
6. Shadab Khan/Imad Wasim
7. Iftikhar Ahmad
8. Shaheen Shah Afridi
9. Mohammad Amir
10. Naseem Shah
11. Abbas Afridi

Pakistan Team News

  • Squad: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saim Ayub, Fakhar Zaman, Irfan Khan Niazi, Iftikhar Ahmad, Usman Khan, Azam Khan (wk), Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Abbas Afridi, Abrar Ahmed, Hasan Ali, and Salman Ali Agha.
  • All players are available for selection.

PAK Key Players

Babar Azam Stats vs ENG in T20I

Last 5 Scores in T20I Runs against ENG in T20I Batting average vs ENG Total runs in T20I Captain choice
42, 0, 32, 62, 98 592 runs in 16 matches 49.33 3955 Runs in 117 Matches   ✅

Mohammad Rizwan Stats vs ENG in T20I

Last 5 Scores in T20I Runs against ENG in T20I Batting average vs ENG Total runs in T20I vice-captain choice
18, 21, 0, 0, 39 537 runs in 15 matches 53.70 3180 Runs in 96 Matches

Who will win today’s match between England and Pakistan (1st T20I of Pakistan tour of England 2024)?

  • England and Pakistan have faced each other 29 times in T20s, with England winning 19 games, while Pakistan has won 9, with one game ending without a result.
  • England has suffered 3 defeats in their last 5 T20 matches, while Pakistan has won 3 of their last 5 T20 games.
  • England are expected to win this outing given their home conditions and better head-to-head records.

ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Jos Buttler, Mohammad Rizwan, Phil Salt
Batsmen: Babar Azam, Will Jacks
All-rounder: Shadab Khan, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran
Bowlers: Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Chris Jordan

Who are Best Captain Options for ENG vs PAK Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Babar Azam, Moeen Ali
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Mohammad Rizwan, Will Jacks

What are ENG vs PAK Fantasy Tips?

  • Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan boast impressive records against England, having scored 592 and 537 runs, respectively, making them top picks for this outing, especially considering their fine form.
  • Jos Buttler has an average of just 19.33 against Pakistan but has been in fine form recently, making him a must-have pick for this game.
  • Shaheen Afridi has taken 8 wickets in as many games against England at an average of 25.50, making him another top pick for this game.
  • Shadab Khan and Moeen Ali are must-have picks given their all-round abilities.

Where to watch ENG vs PAK Live?

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