Who Will Win Today’s England vs Pakistan 1st T20 2024?

England vs Pakistan 1st T20 match prediction, let’s find out who will win. Today’s match prediction of ENG vs PAK 1st T20 2024 is given below. England vs Pakistan 1st T20 match is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 22nd May 2024 at Headingley, Leeds. Cricketwebs provide 100% match prediction tips for every cricket match.

Host England will face Pakistan in the first T20I of the four-match series at Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds on Wednesday. The T20 World Champions, led by Jos Buttler, are eager to kick off their home season with a victory. Buttler will be hoping his team can deliver a clinical performance in this opening fixture.

On the other hand, Pakistan, under the leadership of Babar Azam, have announced their full-strength squad for the tour. Babar will be aiming for a strong start against the formidable English side.

Pakistan will rely on openers Saim Ayub and Babar Azam, along with Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Shadab Khan to score the bulk of the runs. Babar Azam has been in stellar form, leading Pakistan’s batting charts with 470 runs in 13 matches since January 2024, averaging 39.16 with six half-centuries.

The pace attack featuring Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naseem Shah, and Abbas Afridi, supported by spinners Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan, will aim to trouble the English batsmen. Shaheen Afridi has been Pakistan’s top bowler in T20s since January 2024, claiming 24 wickets in 12 matches at an economy rate of 8.11.

Today’s England vs Pakistan 1st T20 2024 Match Detail, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Match Winner

Match: ENG vs PAK, 1st T20I, Pakistan tour of England, 2024
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Time: 11:00 PM
Venue: Headingley, Leeds

ENG vs PAK Squad

England Squad: Jos Buttler(w/c), Philip Salt, Will Jacks, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley, Mark Wood, Ben Duckett, Liam Livingstone, Tom Hartley

Pakistan Squad: Mohammad Rizwan, Saim Ayub, Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan(w), Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Amir, Naseem Shah, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Abrar Ahmed, Abbas Afridi, Irfan Khan, Usman Khan, Agha Salman

ENG vs PAK Probable Top Performer

England Probable Top Performer

Top Batsmen: Will Jacks
Top Bowler: Jofra Archer

Pakistan Probable Top Performer

Top Batsmen: Babar Azam
Top Bowler: Shaheen Afridi

Venue Details

Stadium: Headingley
City: Leeds
Capacity: 17000
Ends: Kirkstall Lane End, Football Stand End

England T20 Stats and History

Total Match Played = 182
Won = 96
Loss = 80
No Result = 6
Tie = 0

Pakistan T20 Stats and History

Total Match Played = 239
Won = 141
Loss = 91
No Result = 7
Tie = 0

England vs Pakistan head-to-head stats

Total Match Played = 29
England won = 19
Pakistan won = 9
No Result = 1

ENG vs PAK 1st T20 Score Prediction:

If England Bat First: 170+ runs
If Pakistan Bat First: 148+ Runs

Winning Chances Of England and Pakistan?

England winning chances are 69% in this match
Pakistan winning chances are 31% in this match

Pitch And Weather Conditions:

Headingley Cricket Ground has hosted only one T20I, where England secured a 45-run win over Pakistan. The pitch is expected to assist bowlers, making it crucial for batsmen to establish themselves at the crease.

The weather forecast predicts heavy rains, which could influence the playing conditions. The wicket at Headingley might favor the bowlers, requiring batsmen to be patient and selective with their shots.

Headingley, Leeds Stats

CityLeeds
CountryEngland
Matches Played1
Matches Won Batting First1 (100.00%)
Matches Won Batting Second0 (0.00%)
Highest Individual Innings59 – J C Buttler (England v Pakistan)
Best Bowling3/33 – S Mahmood (England v Pakistan)
Highest Team Innings200 – England v Pakistan
Average Runs per Wicket18.68
Average Runs per Over8.91
Average Score Batting First200

Who will win today’s England vs Pakistan 1st T20 2024 cricket match prediction?

Based on current form and home advantage, England are the clear favorites to win the opening game of the series. With players like Will Jacks, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, and Jofra Archer in their lineup, England is expected to secure a comfortable victory and take a 1-0 lead in the series.

Match Prediction: England Will Win

Who Will Win ENG vs PAK 1st T20 Match Toss?

Toss Prediction: Pakistan

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