PAK vs ENG: England will lock horns against Pakistan in the 3rd Test of the England tour of Pakistan, 2022 on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at National Stadium, Karachi.
England will look to complete a historic 3-0 series sweep when they lock horns with Pakistan in the third and final Test match of the series on Saturday, December 17 at National Stadium, Karachi.
In the second Test in Multan, England bundled out for just 281 runs in the first innings after debutant Abrar Ahmed dismissed seven batters. Pakistan managed to post 201 runs on the board in the first innings.
England rode on a century from Harry Brook and a half-century from Ben Duckett to post 275 runs on the board as Abrar Ahmed picked four wickets in the second innings.
Pakistan, in reply, lost the momentum during the run-chase and were bundled out for 328 runs with Mark Wood bagging a four-wicket haul and James Anderson and Ollie Robinson picking two wickets each.
Heading into the third and final Test, while England will look to complete a whitewash by winning this game, Pakistan will look to avoid a clean sweep and finish the three-match Test series on a high.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 3rd Test of the England tour of Pakistan, 2022.
PAK vs ENG Match Details
- Match: Pakistan vs England, 3rd Test
- Date: Saturday, December 17, 2022
- Time: 10:30 AM (IST) | 5:00 AM (GMT) | 10:00 AM (Local)
- Venue: National Stadium, Karachi
Pitch Report For PAK vs ENG, 3rd Test
The surface at National Stadium has been a good one for batters. The Pacers will have to show some patience here to scalp wickets. Spinners will have a major say in the game. The team winning the toss should look to bat first and pile up runs on the board.
Pitch Stats of National Stadium, Karachi For PAK vs ENG, 3rd Test
- Total matches played: 45
- Matches won batting first: 7
- Matches won bowling first: 18
- Average 1st Inns scores: 304
- Average 2nd Inns scores: 329
- Average 3rd Inns scores: 261
- Average 4th Inns scores: 157
- Highest total recorded: 765/6 (248.5 Ov) by PAK vs SL
- Lowest total recorded: 80/10 (53.1 Ov) by AUS vs PAK
Probable Playing XI For PAK vs ENG, 3rd Test
Pakistan Playing XI
Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Agha Salman, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Zahid Mahmood, Mohammad Ali, Abrar Ahmed.
England Playing XI
Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes (C), Ben Foakes (WK), Rehan Ahmed, Ollie Robinson, Jack Leach, Mark Wood.
Stats of Pakistan & England Form in Last 5 Matches
PAK vs ENG Top Players to Pick in Fantasy Team for 3rd Test of England tour of Pakistan, 2022
1. Harry Brook
The young middle-order batter of England is the leading run-scorer in the series. He has accumulated 357 runs in two matches at an average of 89.25. He will be one of the must picks for your PAK vs ENG Dream11 fantasy team.
2. Saud Shakeel
The Pakistan southpaw is the second-highest run-getter in the series. He has garnered 270 runs in four matches at an average of 67.50. He will be one of the safe picks for your PAK vs ENG Dream11 fantasy team.
3. Abrar Ahmed
The 24-year-old young spinner played just one Test match in this series and has already become the second-highest wicket-taker in the series. He has scalped 11 wickets in two innings at an economy rate of 4.59. He will be one of the safe picks for your PAK vs ENG Dream11 fantasy team.
PAK vs ENG Player Record/Stats (Must Picks) For 3rd Test
|Player||Stats (This Series)|
|Harry Brook||595 Runs|
|Ben Duckett||482 Runs|
|Babar Azam||501 Runs|
|Saud Shakeel||270 Runs|
|Joe Root||125 Runs|
|Ollie Pope||187 Runs|
|Mark Wood||6 Wickets & 30 Runs|
PAK vs ENG Captaincy Picks For 3rd Test Between Pakistan vs England
- Ben Duckett
- Harry Brook
- Babar Azam
PAK vs ENG Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Team Suggesting For 3rd Test
Pakistan vs England – Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Ollie Pope
- Batters: Babar Azam, Ben Duckett, Imam-ul-Haq, Saud Shakeel, Harry Brook
- All-Rounders: Ben Stokes
- Bowlers: Mark Wood, Abrar Ahmed, Ollie Robinson, Zahid Mahmood
- Captain: Harry Brook
- Vice-Captain: Babar Azam
Pakistan vs England – Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Mohammed Rizwan, Ollie Pope
- Batters: Joe Root, Babar Azam, Ben Duckett, Imam-ul-Haq, Harry Brook
- All-Rounders: Ben Stokes
- Bowlers: James Anderson, Abrar Ahmed, Ollie Robinson
- Captain: Ben Duckett
- Vice-Captain: Imam-ul-Haq
PAK vs ENG Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s Match?
England 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.