ENG vs PAK Fantasy Prediction: England vs Pakistan 2nd T20I – 18 July (Leeds). Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Jason Roy, and Liam Livingstone are the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts England will take on Pakistan in the 2nd T20I match of the three-match T20I series. England would want to level the series in this game.
Liam Livingstone proved his class by scoring a century in the last game, whereas Roy, Bairstow, and Malan are other star players. Parkinson is the leading spinner of the side, whereas Willey and Curran are lead pacers.
Pakistan were brilliant in the first ODI, and they would want to continue. Babar and Rizwan are in brilliant form, whereas Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, and Sohaib Maqsood will take care of 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 T20 Domestic games played here is 178 runs. This pitch is very good for batting.
Probable XI for both sides:-
England – Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Eoin Morgan, Lewis Gregory, Tom Curran, David Willey, Saqib Mahmood, Matt Parkinson.
Pakistan – Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Azam Khan, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: England vs Pakistan Second T20I Match
Date and Time: 18 July, Sunday – 7:00 PM IST
Venue: Headingley, Leeds.
Where to Watch: Sony Sports Network
Top 4 Batting Order
Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, and Moeen Ali.
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Sohaib Maqsood, and Fakhar Zaman.
Death Over Specialists
- Tom Curran and David Willey
- Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Jonny Bairstow and Mohammad Rizwan will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Bairstow has scored 1125 runs at a strike-rate of 137.36, whereas Rizwan has scored 593 T20I runs at an average of 98.83 in 2021. Both of them are solid top-order players, and Rizwan scored a half-century in the first T20I game.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Batsmen
Jason Roy and Dawid Malan will be our batsmen from England. Roy has scored 1119 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 143.65, whereas Malan has scored 1091 runs at 142.06. Both of them are aggressive top-order players.
Babar Azam and Sohaib Maqsood will be our batsmen from Pakistan. Azam has scored 2120 T20I runs at an average of 48.18, whereas Maqsood scored 428 runs in PSL 2021 at 47.55. Both of them will bat at the top-order, and Azam scored a brilliant knock of 85 runs in the first T20I game.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy All-Rounders
Liam Livingstone will be our all-rounder from England. Livingstone scored a brilliant century in the last game, whereas he will bowl a few overs of leg-spin.
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 38 T20I wickets at an economy of 8.05. 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 30 scalps at an economy of 7.97. 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:-
Liam Livingstone and Babar Azam
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Jonny Bairstow and Mohammad Rizwan
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