ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction: The 1st ODI of the Pakistan Tour of England 2021 will be played between England and Pakistan at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
ENG vs PAK Match Preview
Pakistan cricket team are making their second trip to England since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and will go head to head against the hosts in a six-match white-ball series. The visiting side played 3 Tests and as many T20Is on the previous tour last year.
The series has been hit with COVID-19 and England’s players are in isolation after 7 people in their camp tested positive for the infection. The ECB, however, also said that the Pakistan series will go ahead as scheduled.
Pakistan, on the other hand, has last played an ODI in April, when they made a tour to South Africa and won the 3-match series 2-1. Fakhar Zaman had a brilliant time with the bat, having smashed 300 plus runs. It will be a golden opportunity for them as they are going to play against the second string team of England.
As long as their head to head record is concerned, both teams have played 88 ODIs against each other so far. Of these, 53 have been won by England while Pakistan has emerged victorious in 32 ODIs.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 4th T20I of the Pakistan Tour of England 2021 between England and Pakistan on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
ENG vs PAK Match Details
- Match: England vs Pakistan, 4th T20I
- Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021
- Time: 5:30 PM (IST) & 1:00 PM (Local)
- Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
ENG vs PAK Weather & Pitch Report
The temperature at Cardiff will hover around 17 to 21 Degree Celsius with humidity ranging from around 60 to 70 per cent. The wind will be blowing at 17Km/hr speed. There are 7 per cent chances of precipitation.
The pitch at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff is batting friendly. Bowlers need to work hard to scalp wickets. The teams chasing here have a history of winning more matches. Anything around 280 to 300 will be a competitive score at this venue.
England & Pakistan Squads
Ben Stokes (C), Lewis Gregory, Will Jacks, John Simpson, David Payne, Dawid Malan, Tom Helm, Danny Briggs, Daniel Lawrence, Ben Duckett, Matt Parkinson, Craig Overton, Zak Crawley, Saqib Mahmood, James Vince, Phil Salt, Brydon Carse, Jake Ball.
Babar Azam (C), Haris Rauf, Faheem Ashraf, Sohaib Maqsood, Haris Sohail, Usman Qadir, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Nawaz, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Hasnain, Imam ul Haq, Agha Salman, Saud Shakeel.
ENG vs PAK Predicted Playing XI
Dream11 probable playing XI prediction for 4th T20I of Pakistan Tour of England 2021 between England and Pakistan at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
England Playing XI
Ben Stokes (C), Ben Duckett (WK), Jake Ball, James Vince, Dawid Malan, Daniel Lawrence, Craig Overton, Lewis Gregory, Will Jacks, Saqib Mahmood, Matt Parkinson.
Pakistan Playing XI
Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Nawaz/Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Sohaib Maqsood, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Sohail, Imam ul Haq.
England vs Pakistan Head-to-Head
- Total Matches Played: 88
- Matches Won by ENG: 53
- Matches Won by PAK: 32
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 238 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result/Abandoned: 1
England & Pakistan Recent Form
ENG vs PAK Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Players||Stats (ODI Carrer)|
|Ben Stokes||2817 Runs & 74 Wickets|
|Babar Azam||3808 Runs|
|Fakhar Zaman||226 Runs|
|James Vince||322 Runs & 1 Wicket|
|Mohammad Rizwan||772 Runs|
ENG vs PAK Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Ben Duckett
- Batsmen: Babar Azam, Dawid Malan, Fakhar Zaman
- All-Rounders: Ben Stokes, Dan Lawrence, Faheem Ashraf
- Bowlers: Hasan Ali, Matt Parkinson, Shaheen Afridi, Saqib Mahmood
- Captain: Ben Stokes
- Vice-Captain: Hasan Ali
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Mohammad Rizwan
- Batsmen: James Vince, Babar Azam, Zak Crawley, Fakhar Zaman
- All-Rounders: Ben Stokes, Shadab Khan
- Bowlers: Jake Ball, Saqib Mahmood, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali
- Captain: Babar Azam
- Vice-Captain: Ben Stokes
ENG vs PAK Probable Winner
Pakistan is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.