ENGLAND VS PAKISTAN- TODAY’S WINNER PREDICTION
The all-round wisdom of Ben Stokes in the opening match of ICC World Cup 2019 made sure that England started their pursuit to win the World Cup with his astounding flying catch and Archer’s opening streak guaranteed that England makes a statement of their intention for this year’s quest at the Oval on Thursday.
Excitement is getting at the top as the ICC World Cup 2019 proceeds towards the next match on 3 June, where England will play against Pakistan @ Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
In its opening match at the championship, Pakistan lost all wickets for 105 runs in less than 22 overs while playing against West Indies. If you have just started following the ICC World Cup 2019, then read further to get a hold of both the teams as we elaborate on their strengths and weak points to further predict the winning team for this match.
The star men of team England include Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (vc, wk), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Eoin Morgan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
ACES AND RIP OFFS
England has set the two highest scores in the international history by passing 400 four times. Following their mortifying group stage exit in 2015 World Cup, where the team won just two games, the England ODI team has undergone an implausible transformation. Eoin Morgan’s team has developed an attitude for scoring 350 for the course and shown that no score is unachievable. Playing alongside the finest batsman Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan; Jos Buttler, stands out as the finest one-day hitter in the world. Having some of the most feared players on the board, the England team is the favorite on their home ground but history says otherwise.
- England has set the two highest scores in the international history by passing 400 four times.
- England team comprises of all-rounders complimenting their wicket keeping and top order.
- Even will all-rounders on the team, their bowling line up lacks experience.
TEAM KEY PLAYERS:
- Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler will be the key players of this match.
The star team of Pakistan includes Sarfaraz Ahmed (c, wk), Babar Azam (vc), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi, Wahab Riaz.
ACES AND RIP OFFS
Pakistan team has taken the World Cup trophy home in 1992 and are again in the game to win the cup in 2019 as well. Since the last world cup, they have won over 50 global tournaments on English land. Team consists of only one member who ranks inside the top ten ODI batsmen in the world and is relying on his performance to gain an edge over the opposition.
- Keeping their batting game on point, Pakistan is among the few teams to score above 350 in ODI cricket.
- Ordinary bowling.
- Lack of coordination on the field.
TEAM KEY PLAYERS:
- Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq.
ENGLAND VS PAKISTAN - Who will win today?
After defeating South Africa by 104 runs in the first match, England has made it clear that they are fully prepped to take down the opposing teams and make their way ahead towards the prestigious Cup. Pakistan on the other hand is equally spot on their batting game. It would be an interesting match to watch as the two teams come face to face. There is no doubt that England’s all-rounder players will put down Pakistan before completing 50 overs just like their previous match performance.
Our Winner Prediction- England