ENG vs PAK: Having won 2 consecutive One Day International matches against Pakistan, the hosts England will come out to win the series in the 4th match. Notably, Pakistan are in England and neighbouring countries to practice before the World Cup next month. The Asian nation is currently involved in a 5 match One Day International series with the hosts.
While the first match of the tournament was washed away by the rain, England won the next two to take a 2-0 lead. Friday’s match will be the 4th and the penultimate in the series. If England win this one, they will win the series and that is what they must be aiming to do. Pakistan, on the other hand, will fight to stay alive in the tournament.
England vs Pakistan Team News
- Eoin Morgan has been suspended as the captain of the team found guilty of slow over rate.
- Joss Buttler could be back in his captain’s place after being rested in the last match.
- Mohammad Amir of Pakistan will miss the 4th match as well after being diagnosed with chickenpox.
England vs Pakistan Playing Teams
England – Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Joss Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Joe Denly, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Tom Curran/Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett
Pakistan – Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Junaid Khan
England vs Pakistan Squad
England Squad:Jos Buttler (c & wk), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Joe Denly, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett, James Vince, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer
Pakistan Squad:Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Junaid Khan, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Yasir Shah, Abid Ali, Mohammad Hasnain