Match Preview: Pakistan vs England 1st T20
Pakistan and England are playing a series of T20 matches together to prepare for the World Cup. The first match of the series of 7 T20 matches will start today. The match will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi. According to Pakistan time, the match will start at 7:30 PM.
Both the teams have announced their squads for next month’s T20 World Cup and are fielding almost the same, so this series is going to be very important. Pakistan is favorite to win this thing because this is the series at Pakistan’s home ground and Pakistan team is very strong team in T20 and considered as the best team match in the world. England team is also capable of winning the series but it is less likely because two to three minute players of England are on skin and they are not playing in it that is why they are playing new combination now. Pakistan’s best opener batsman Muhammad Rizwan will not play the first two to three T20 matches. It will be necessary for England to take advantage of it. According to the Pakistan Cricket Board, it is possible that Babar Azam Azad Mohammad Haris will open in the first two to three T20 matches.
Indian team captain Jos Buttler will not play the first three to four matches because he has an injury, so they have announced the new captain Moeen Ali. Is. Pakistan team’s fast bowling attack is currently considered as the best fast bowling attack in the world, so England will find it difficult to play Pakistan’s fast bowlers.
Probably Playing XI of Pakistan
1 Babar Azam (capt), 2 Shan Masood, 3 Mohammad Haris (wk), 4 Iftikhar Ahmed, 5 Khushdil Shah, 6 Shadab Khan, 7 Asif Ali, 8 Mohammad Nawaz, 9 Naseem Shah, 10 Haris Rauf, 11 Mohammad Hasnain
Probably Playing XI of England
1 Alex Hales, 2 Phil Salt (wk), 3 Dawid Malan, 4 Harry Brook, 5 Moeen Ali (capt), 6 Will Jacks, 7 Sam Curran, 8 David Willey, 9 Adil Rashid, 10 Olly Stone, 11 Richard Gleeson