ENG vs PAK Fantasy Prediction: England vs Pakistan 1st T20I – 16 July (Trent Bridge). Babar Azam, Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, and David Willey are the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts England will take on Pakistan in the 1st T20I match of the three-match T20I series. England would want to repeat their ODI’s performance in this game.
England will welcome Roy, Bairstow, Buttler, and Morgan in batting, whereas Willey & Jordan in bowling are also back. Mahmood was in fine form in the ODI series, whereas the emergence of Lewis Gregory is also a big advantage.
Pakistan would want to improve their performance in the T20I series. Babar and Rizwan are set to open, whereas Mohammad Hafeez will be back in the middle-order. The bowling of the side needs an improvement.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20I games played here is 154 runs. This pitch has an uneven bounce.
Total T20I Games: 11; Bat 1st Won: 6; Bat 2nd Won: 5
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan, Liam Livingstone, Lewis Gregory, David Willey, Chris Jordan, Saqib Mahmood, Adil Rashid.
Pakistan – Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: England vs Pakistan First T20I Match
Date and Time: 16 July, Friday – 11:00 PM IST
Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
Where to Watch: Sony Sports Network
Top 4 Batting Order
Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, and Jonny Bairstow.
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, and Mohammad Hafeez.
Death Over Specialists
- Chris Jordan and David Willey
- Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, and Mohammad Rizwan will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Buttler has scored 1791 T20I runs at an S/R of 140.25, whereas Bairstow has scored 1114 runs at 137.19. Rizwan has scored 530 T20I runs at an average of 106.00 in the 2021 season. He was also the 2nd highest run-scorer of PSL 2021. All three of them are brilliant T20 players.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Batsmen
Jason Roy will be our batsman from England. Roy has scored 1087 T20I runs at an average of 24.16, whereas his S/R has been 141.91. He is a tremendous T20 player.
Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez will be our batsmen from Pakistan. Azam has scored 2035 T20I runs at an average of 47.33, whereas Hafeez has scored 2388 T20I runs with 55 wickets. Both of them are technically stable players.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy All-Rounders
Pick any of Lewis Gregory or Liam Livingstone as your all-rounder.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Bowlers
From England, the duo of Saqib Mahmood and David Willey will make it into our team. Mahmood scalped 13 wickets in the ODI series, whereas Willey has scalped 37 T20I wickets at an economy of 7.98. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali will be our bowlers from Pakistan. Ali has scalped 48 T20I wickets in 36 games, whereas Afridi has 27 scalps at an economy of 7.93. Both of them are the leading pacers of this side.
Match Prediction: England will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Jos Buttler and Babar Azam
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Jason Roy and David Willey
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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