ENG vs PAK Fantasy Prediction: England vs Pakistan 3rd ODI – 13 July (Birmingham). Babar Azam, Dawid Malan, Lewis Gregory, and Saqib Mahmood are the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts England will take on Pakistan in the 3rd ODI match of the three-match ODI series. England would want to continue their domination.
England will aim for a whitewash in this game, whereas Pakistan will play for respect. Salt, Malan, Crawley, and Vince have batted well for the hosts, whereas the bowling has played as a unit. For Pakistan, Hasan Ali and Shaheen Afridi have bowled well, whereas the batting has been a flop till now in the series.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the last 5 ODI games played here is 270 runs. This pitch has been brilliant for batting.
Last 5 ODI Games; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 3
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 Third ODI Match
Date and Time: 13 July, Tuesday – 5:30 PM IST
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham.
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
Phil Salt will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Salt scored 262 runs at an average of 52.40 in the T20 Blast, whereas he played a blinder of 60 runs in the 2nd ODI. He will open the innings for England.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Batsmen
Dawid Malan and Zak Crawley will be our batsmen from England. Malan has scored 158 runs in five ODI games, whereas Crawley scored a half-century in the first ODI game. Both of them are brilliant top-order players.
Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman will be our batsmen from Pakistan. Azam has scored 3827 ODI runs at an average of 55.46, whereas Fakhar has scored 2319 runs at 48.31. Both of them are not in good form, but they are excellent top-order batsmen.
If Pakistan Bats first, pick Rizwan as your last player, or else, pick James Vince.
ENG vs PAK Fantasy All-Rounders
Lewis Gregory will be our all-rounder from England. Gregory has scalped four wickets at an economy of 4.58 in the series, whereas he has scored 40 runs with the bat. He is in excellent form.
[Ben Stokes is dropped because he is not bowling at the moment. Do pick him in GL Teams]
ENG vs PAK Fantasy Bowlers
From England, the duo of Saqib Mahmood and Matt Parkinson will make it into our team. Mahmood has scalped six wickets in the series at an economy of 3.50, whereas Parkinson has scalped four wickets at 4.66. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali will be our bowlers from Pakistan. Afridi has scalped 53 ODI wickets in 27 games, whereas Hasan has 88 ODI scalps in 56 matches. Both of them are excellent wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: England will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Lewis Gregory and Babar Azam
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Fakhar Zaman and Saqib Mahmood
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