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ICC World Cup Prediction: England vs Pakistan

England will enter this match following their comprehensive victory over South Africa in the tournament opener. On the other hand, Pakistan ‘s losing streak just doesn’t seem to end. After facing clean sweep in the bilateral series against Australia and England, they have faced a big defeat against West Indies in the first match of the tournament.

Pitch conditions

Venue- Trent Bridge, Nottingham

As per reports, lots of run are expected today as the Trent Bridge track is considered to be a batting paradise. Bowlers will merely get any help from the pitch. Captain winning the toss will opt to defend whatever the opposition scores.

Total Matches Played: 46

Batting First win: 18

Batting Second win: 25

Weather Conditions

No rain forecast is there for the morning. But, after 12 noon, cloud covering is expected. The temperature will be revolving around 20 degrees Celsius and the humidity will be varying between the 40s and 50s.

Team Analysis: England

England, after their win in the first match against South Africa, is looking good. Talking about the team combination for this match, Mark Wood might be included in the playing XI inn place of Liam Plunkett.

Full Squad: Eoin Morgan (C), Jason Roy, Joe Root, James Vince, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, and Mark Wood.

Team Analysis: Pakistan

Pakistan team might do many changes following their big defeat against the Windies. Asif Ali might come in the team in place of Haris Sohail. Other than him, the team management might include one extra pacer, Shaheen Afridi, in place of spinner Imad Wasim.

Full Squad: Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Haris SohailBabar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain

Both team’s probable playing XI



Eoin Morgan ( C )

Sarfaraz Ahmed ( c&wk)

Jason Roy


Joe Root

Fakhar Zaman

Jos Buttler(wk)

Babar Azam

Jonny Bairstow

Mohammed Hafeez

Ben Stokes

Asif Ali

Moen Ali

Shaheen Afridi

Chris Woakes

Shadab Khan

Mark Wood

Hasan Ali

Jofra Archer

Wahab Raiz

Adil Rashid

Mohammad Amir

Player to Vouch for

England: Jonny Bairstow

Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman

Standings in ICC ODI points table

England – first spot with 125 points

Pakistan – sixth spot with 94 points 

Head to Head in World Cup

Total matches played: 9

England win: 4

Pakistan win: 4

No result: 1

In the recently concluded bilateral series played between England and Pakistan, the Englishmen dominated over the Men in green and won the series by 4-0. England will be eyeing to take forward their winning run in this match while the Pakistan squad will be hoping for brilliant performances by their players to open their account in the tournament.

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