ENG vs PAK Fantasy Prediction: England vs Pakistan 2nd ODI – 10 July (London). Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Ben Stokes, and Saqib Mahmood are the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts England will take on Pakistan in the 2nd ODI match of the three-match ODI series. England would want to seal the series.
England won the first ODI, and they would want to continue their form. Saqib Mahmood and Matt Parkinson will again be their main wicket-takers, whereas Gregory will also assist them. Dawid Malan and Zak Crawley would want to continue their good form, whereas Vince and Stokes will take care of the middle-order.
Pakistan needs to win in this game in order to stay in the series. Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam will again be the key batsmen, whereas Rizwan needs to prove his class in this format. Shadab Khan returns as an all-rounder, whereas Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, and Haris Rauf will lead the pace bowling attack.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the last 5 ODI games played here is 278 runs. This pitch has been brilliant for batting.
Last 5 ODI Games; Bat 1st Won: 4; Bat 2nd Won: 0; Tie: 1
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
England – Dawid Malan, Phil Salt, Zak Crawley, James Vince, Ben Stokes, John Simpson, Lewis Gregory, Craig Overton, Saqib Mahmood, Matt Parkinson, Brydon Carse.
Pakistan – Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Sohaib Maqsood, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: England vs Pakistan Second ODI Match
Date and Time: 10 July, Saturday – 3:30 PM IST
Venue: The Lord’s, London.
Where to Watch: Sony Sports Network
Top 4 Batting Order
Dawid Malan, Phil Salt, Zak Crawley, and James Vince
Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, and Mohammad Rizwan.
Death Over Specialists
- Saqib Mahmood and Lewis Gregory
- Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Rizwan has scored 530 T20I runs at an average of 106.00 in the 2021 season. He has not been great in the ODI format, but he is a class player and will be great in this category.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Batsmen
Dawid Malan and Zak Crawley will be our batsmen from England. Malan has scored 158 runs in just four ODI games, whereas Crawley made his ODI debut in the first ODI. Both of them are top-order players, and they scored a half-century each in the last game.
Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman will be our batsmen from Pakistan. Azam has scored 3808 ODI runs at an average of 56.00, whereas Fakhar has scored 2309 runs at 49.13. Both of them are excellent ODI players, and they are coming on the back of a brilliant series in South Africa.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy All-Rounders
Shadab Khan will be our all-rounder from Pakistan. Shadab has scalped 59 ODI wickets in 46 games, whereas he has a batting average of 25.81. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
Ben Stokes will be our all-rounder from England. Stokes scored 135 runs in the last ODI series against India, whereas he scalped four wickets with the ball. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Bowlers
From England, the duo of Saqib Mahmood and Matt Parkinson will make it into our team. Mahmood has scalped nine wickets in five ODI games, whereas Parkinson has scalped 15 wickets in the ongoing T20 blast. Both of them have been brilliant in the domestic circuit, and they bowled beautifully in the first ODI.
Shaheen Afridi will be our bowler from Pakistan. Afridi has scalped 52 ODI wickets in 26 games, whereas his economy has been 5.45. He is an excellent wicket-taker.
Pick Lewis Gregory or Haris Rauf as your last player
Match Prediction: Pakistan will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Ben Stokes and Babar Azam
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Fakhar Zaman and Saqib Mahmood
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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