PAK vs ENG Match Preview: 4th T20I, Pakistan Tour of England 2024

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The PAK vs ENG 4th T20I concludes the T20I series. The match will be played on Thursday, May 30 with England leading the series 1-0 and thus They can’t lose the series if the match ends in failure.

PAK vs ENG Date and place

The PAK vs ENG 4th T20I will be played at The Oval in London on May 30 starting at 11 pm IST which It is 6:30 pm local time. The third T20I was washed due to rain without even launching taking place. The weather forecast for the final T20I is not looking good.

PAK vs ENG Match Preview: 4th T20I, Pakistan tour of England 2024

England

The team will be happy not to lose the series. from now on. If the match happens, the series can in better be tied by Pakistan if they win the last match. England are still well placed to win the series 2-0. Rain played spoilsport in the first and third games. Thus he The competition in the series has decreased a bit.

England’s regular captain Jos Buttler missed the second T20I because he and his wife were expecting a child. If he returns he will lead the side either the rest Moeen Ali will lead the team. England has already named its squad for the T20 World Cup and seems a very solid and complete equipment.

England squad

Jos Buttler (C), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Tom Hartley, Will Jacks, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt (WK), Reece Topley and Mark Madera

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Pakistan

Pakistan lost the second T20I while chasing 183. The side was packaged by 160. They tied the series against the Kiwis 2-2 and won against Ireland 2-1 heading into this series. Players like Imad Wasim and Mohammad Amir came out of retirement to play in the T20 World Cup. However, they have had no impact on the game they played.

Haris Rauf and Azam Khan WHO missed the T20I series against New Zealand recently are back on the team. Pakistan does not have a good Head-to-head record against England in T20Is victorious only nine and losing 19. They still have one series left to win although.

Pakistan team

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

Key battles PAK vs ENG

Phil Salt vs. Mohammad Amir

Salt showcased his immense batting skills in the recently concluded IPL season. Being an opener, he will face the likes of Amir and Shaheen Afridi. and The battle is delicious.

Babar Azam vs Jofra Archer

This It’s another important battle to watch out for if the match goes ahead. Archer was in his absolute better in the second game and he We’ll try to get Babar out early.

Key players PAK vs ENG

For EnglandIf Jos Buttler does not play the game, Phil Salt, Harry Brok and Jonny Bairstow will be the key players. With the ball, Archer, Wood and Adil Rashid will be key.

For PakistanBabarRizwan and Fakhar will be key with the bat. With the ball. Amir, Shaheen Afridi and Shadab Khan will be key.

PAK vs ENG Time and Tone Report

Like the third T20I, the fourth T20I is also in danger of rain. The match starts at 6:30 p.m. local time. However, in the late there is a 65 percent chance of rain throughout with cloudy sky and humidity also. In the afternoon temperatures drop to 12 degrees. and conditions will remain partly cloudy. However, the constant rain in the tomorrow and he late could prevent the match from starting on time, in any case match happens.

Talking about the pitch, the Oval is among the best batting grounds in England. The average first innings score is just above 150 but is expected to post much higher with two good batting teams on display.

Conclusion

As I said before, England are leading the series 1-0 and therefore cannot lose the series from here in even if it rains. They are still in the fight to finish 2-0 either Pakistan will level the series if they win the match in case Happens.

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