Pakistan vs England 2nd T20

After losing the opening T20 in the seven-match series, Pakistan will be keen to win against England in Karachi, on Thursday, 22 Sept. Here we have Pakistan vs England 2nd T20, start time, team news, starting XI, prediction, and how to watch live. 

🏏 Pakistan vs England 2nd T20

🗓 Date: Thursday, 22 Sept.

🕗 Time: 7:30 pm local time, 3:30 pm BST

🏟 Venue: National Stadium, Karachi

Pakistan vs England 2nd T20 Preview:

The middle-order of Pakistan continued to struggle as they suffered a 6-wicket defeat against England. The home team is now 0-1 behind in the seven-match T20 series.

Pakistan scored 51-0 in 6.0 overs to get a good start. Rizwan’s 68 of 46 helped to pile up 109-1. From then on, Pakistan’s innings ended on 158-7.

Despite missing big names due to injury, England chased down the target relatively easily. Alex Hales batted dip in his return to score 53 of 40. Harry Brook’s not-out 42 of 25 helped England to go 1-0 up in their tour of Pakistan.

Luke Wood was the man of the match for his 3 wickets in 4 overs with conceding only 24 runs. Adil Rashid was handy with the ball, taking 2 wickets.

With the T20 World Cup approaching with the passing of each day, Pakistan needs to find the right ingredients. On the other hand, England will be keen to go 2-0 up on Thursday.

Team News and Starting XI:

Pakistan:

It’s not likely Pakistan would go for changes. However, they could tweak the batting order.

Probable XI: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Haider Ali, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahan

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England:

Jos Buttler would sit out the entire Pakistan Tour. However, he would return for the T20 World Cup in October.

England would likely go with the winning combination.

Probable XI: Alex Hales, Philip Salt (wk), Dawid Malan, Ben Duckett, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali (c), Sam Curran, David Willey, Luke Wood, Adil Rashid, Richard Gleeson

Pakistan vs England Prediction:

The chasing team would get an advantage in this game as well. The team batting first will look to set a big target.

Pakistan’s middle-order needs to come forward and contribute to winning this game. We are sure they are working on this area.

On the other hand, England will be a lot more confident after winning the opener. It’s going to be an intriguing battle of bat and ball. The fans will be up for a treat in Karachi.

We predict Pakistan’s batter will show a solid performance to level the series.

How to Watch Live in the UK and Pakistan?

Pakistan: All Seven T20 matches between Pakistan and England will be available live on PTV Sports in Pakistan.

UK: Fans in the UK can enjoy the match live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket. Those who are not Sky Sports subscribers can enjoy the match via NOW TV Day Pass.

Moreover, Sony Six will broadcast the match live. The cable-cutters can subscribe to Sony LIV to watch the live stream.

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