3 Players To Watch In ENG vs PAK CWC Match 44: Defending champions England, captained by Jos Buttler, will face the mercurial Pakistan team, led by Babar Azam, in match number 44 of the World Cup 2023. This match is scheduled to take place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, which is a batting-friendly venue.
In the 91-match ODI history between these two teams, England won 56 encounters while Pakistan won 32.
3 Players To Watch In ENG vs PAK CWC Match 44:
Who better than Babar Azam for Pakistan to lay their huge expectations on? Heading into this tournament, Babar was the number 1 ranked ICC ODI batsman. From the start of 2022 until this WC, Babar was the third-highest run-scorer in ODIs in the world, averaging 61 and notching up 16 fifty-plus scores in 24 knocks.
The stylish Babar Azam is hailed as the ‘KING’ of Pakistan cricket; it’s time he showcases his prowess over the world champs.
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- Three players to watch in England vs Pakistan ICC World Cup 2023 match 44
The England selectors and management took a bold call in picking the inexperienced Harry Brook over the veteran opener Jason Roy for this tournament, banking on Brook’s potential and incredible talent.
As per the 3 Players To Watch In ENG vs PAK CWC Match 44, the England team would remember that Brook smashed a sizzling century in Kolkata – 100* runs in only 55 balls vs KKR – during his largely struggle-filled IPL 2023 campaign. He could have a bumper of a game against the Pakistani bowling attack that is without Naseem Shah.
Among the Three players to watch in England vs Pakistan ICC World Cup 2023 match 44, left-hander Dawid Malan had peaked at the right time ahead of this World Cup to cement his place as the opener instead of Roy.
Malan had creamed scores of 54, 96, and 127 against New Zealand while convincingly tackling the threat of Trent Boult; the Three Lions would want him to overcome the Shaheen Afridi threat similarly.
An underrated batsman, Malan averaged 61 in 21 ODIs ahead of the beginning of the CWC 23 with 5 centuries and 5 fifties.
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