England vs Pakistan Dream11: Pakistan started off the T20I series in style as they secured a win by 31 runs to get the lead by 1-0. Batting first, both sets of openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan rushed their way to a sublime 150 run partnership for the first wicket. Babar and Rizwan scored a half century each, posted a daunting total of 232/6 in 20 overs. As for England, they didn’t bog down and did put the pressure back on the visitors to a certain degree. Liam Livingstone played the innings of his life and smashed his way to 103 of just 42 deliveries. Nevertheless, Pakistan kept picking up wickets at regular intervals and restricted England to 201. Both sides will be up for the task in the 2nd T20I as well and we can expect the game to be a cracking contest.
Fixture Name: 2nd T20I, England vs Pakistan
Competition: England vs Pakistan T20I Series
Date: 18 July
Time: 7:00 PM (IST)
Ground: Headingly Carnegie
Team Form Guide:
ENG (Recent Last): L W W
PAK (Recent Last): W L W
ICC Rankings: ENG: 1, PAK: 4
Pitch Report: The wicket at Headingly could provide the fans with another enthralling high scoring affair. The first few overs with the new ball could be critical in terms of picking up wickets.
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ENG Team News
Injury Update and Unavailability
Expected Team Line-up
Injury Report and Unavailability
No injury concerns in the Pakistan camp.
Expected Team Line-up
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Who will win today match?
The last match turned out be quite a show, as over 400 runs were scored in totality. We can expect the game to once again be of that sorts. However, England’s bowling will be a little short on confidence after the hammer in the first game. Pakistan could take advantage of that, and will be heading in as favorites as per the today match prediction odds.
Babar Azam is termed as one of the finest modern day batsman and rightfully so. The Pakistan captain scored 85 from 49 in the first T20I, and now has 19 fifties as well as hundred to his name in the shortest format. Babar Azam’s staggering average of 48.2 makes him an absolute asset.
Liam Livingstone’s scintillating knock of 102 from just 43 deliveries was and exhibiting of power hitting at its best. Livingstone struck six fours and nine sixes, while batting at a staggering strike rate of 240.
Shahen Afridi was the rare standouts when it came to delivering with the ball throughout the 1st T20I. The left arm fast bowler scalped three wickets for just 30 runs and will be eager to contribute more.
WK: J Bairstow, M Rizwan
BAT: J Roy, B Azam (c), F Zaman
AR: L Livingstone (vc), S Khan
BOW: T Curran, D Willey, S Afridi, H Rauf
WK: M Rizwan (c)
BAT: E Morgan, B Azam, S Maqsood, D Malan (vc)
AR: L Livingstone, I Wasim, S Khan
BOW: D Willey, S Mahmood, S Afridi
WK: J Bairstow
BAT: M Hafeez, J Roy (Vc), B Azam, D Malan
AR: L Gregory, M Ali, I Wasim
BOW: D Willey, S Afridi (c), H Rauf