With the starting of cricket matches again, we can now expect 2021 to be entertaining and filled with fun. As we saw, fans were waiting to see some exciting matches on their home screen and now that desire will get fulfilled.
Because of the large vaccination drive in the UK, the first choice for players to play matches now is the stadiums of London. Because of consistent matches, England is going to have a busy summer this year. With the start of the test series against India, the England team will now face Pakistan and Sri Lanka in their homeland.
After isolation of 5 days at Lahore, the Pakistan team has now reached the UK and completed their quarantine period. This year, with the strict COVID-19 protocols, players have been instructed to ensure safety.
England vs Pakistan 1st ODI Predictions
Both the team captains meet for the toss, half an hour before the match starts. The home captain gets the chance to toss the coin after captains have chosen between head and tail. In the upcoming match of Eng vs Pak, it can be said that the team that wins the toss may get to win also.
Pitch is one of the important aspects of the overall match. Pitch conditions affect the way of both batting and bowling. International players find England pitches to be tough. The pitch right now is clear and perfect to play. Let’s see what it offers for Pakistan.
Our Prediction – The pitch will save England and make them win.
The weather has a direct impact on cricket matches. It could get cloudy with light showers but may clear soon. The clouds over the stadium will decide the results of the first ODI match.
Our Prediction – The weather will be in the favour of the England team.
Pakistan vs England ODI Match Squad
Pakistan, on its tour to England, will start with the opening of ODI matches from July 8, 2021. After that, T20I matches will also be played between both the teams.
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Pakistan – Babar Azam (C), Shadab Khan (VC), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Sarfaraz Ahmed (WK), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Faheem Ashraf, Haider Ali, Haris Sohail, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakeel, Usman Qadir and Shaheen Shah Afridi
England – Eoin Morgan (C), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes, Liam Livingstone, Liam Dawson, Tom Banton and George Garton
Eng vs Pak ODI Timings & Schedule
1st ODI – July 8,2021 – 5:30 PM IST
2nd ODI – July 10,2021 – 3:30 PM IST
3rd ODI – July 13,2021 – 5:30 PM IST
Venue for Eng vs Pak ODIs
1st ODI – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
2nd ODI – Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
3rd ODI – Edgbaston, Birmingham
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