England will face off against Pakistan in the first T20 match of Pakistan’s tour of the England. The English side is flying high after a 3-0 whitewash against the Asian giants. They were really confident that they can them yet again in this short format of the game. That is as they look to build-up momentum for the upcoming T20 World Cup. With that being said, cricket betting will be in full flow for this game.
A young English side led by Ben Stokes did manage to the better of Pakistan in the ODI series. Against all odds, Stokes and company beat the visitors 3-0 in the ODI series and recites essays on England’s bench strength. However, most of England’s big guns will be seen back in action for the T20 series. They will be keen to continue the momentum and only add to Pakistan’s disappointment. Google cricket will have a lot of updates incoming, with this series starting from today.
England T20 squad vs Pakistan 2021: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Tom Banton, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Lewis Gregory, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy and David Willey.
Babar Azam’s form will be the best thing Pakistan will be carrying to the T20 series. The skipper scored a brilliant century in the last ODI. The Pakistani players might want to put all their learnings from the Pakistan Super League into action.
Pakistan’s success in the T20 series will determine the success of their overall tour. The big English boys are back and the challenge has only inflated.
Pakistan T20 Squad vs England 2021: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Arshad Iqbal, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sharjeel Khan and Usman Qadir
England and Pakistan have faced each other 15 times in T20Is. England have won 10;matches and the Pakistanis have emerged victorious on 5 occasions.
Nottingham will ve hosting a T20I for the first time in the last nine years. The last international match played here was a league match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between Australia and Bangladesh. While the sides look heavy with batting, one might not want to discount the bowlers in Davis Willey, Adil Rashid, Shaheen Afridi and Shadab Khan.
Apart for the opening game of the T20 Blast, the scores here have hovered in the range of 150. The batsmen can expect an easier outing with the rain also likely to stay away. England will get in as favourites.
Date and Time:
July 16, 18:30 local time, 23:00 IST
Trent Bridge, Nottingham