Here is our Match Prediction and Tips for Pakistan vs England 2nd T20i Match.
Pakistan and England are all set to lock horns on the cricket field for the 2nd T20i match on 22nd September at National Stadium, Karachi.
England has taken the lead in this 3 match T20i series by 1-0. They have the winning momentum in the series and will now be aiming to seal the series by winning the 2nd T20i match. Meanwhile, Pakistan will be looking forward to leveling the series by 1-1 in the second game.
England opted to bowl first in the previous T20i. Pakistan openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan made an opening partnership of 85 runs. Later in the match, England took back to back wickets in the 14th and 15th over. Mohammad Rizwan smashed 68 runs off 46 balls, while Babar Azam scored 31 off just 24 balls which helped Pakistan score a total of 158 runs in 20 overs.
Luke Wood picked 3 wickets for his team in the first innings with an economy of 6. Adil Rashid was pristine with his bowling by taking 2 wickets in 4 overs.
England openers couldn’t perform in the second as they were down by 2 wickets by the 6th over. Top order batsmen of Pakistan couldn’t play their part well except for Alex Hales. Hales scored 53 runs off 40 balls and Harry Brook scored 42 and 26 runs in the death overs and chased the target in 19.2 overs. England won the match and took the lead in the series.
Usman Qadir was the only positive in the second innings. He picked 2 wickets with an economy rate of 9 in 4 overs.
Pakistan vs England 2nd T20i Match Details –
Venue: National Stadium, Karachi.
Date and Time: 22nd September, Thursday, at 8:00 PM IST
Pakistan vs England 2nd T20i Match Prediction and Tips
✅ 50 runs can be expected in the powerplay of the first innings
✅ 1 wicket can be expected in the powerplay of the first innings
✅ Total first innings score can be over 170 runs if Pakistan bats first
✅ Total first innings score can be under 165 runs if England bats first
✅ Pakistan to win the match
✅ Player of the Match – Babar Azam
✅ Highest wicket-taker – Haris Rauf
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Players to watch out for –
Babar Azam was seen in good touch in the previous T20i match. He scored 31 runs off 24 balls and gave his team a great start. He might look forward to anticipating the same in the upcoming fixture.
Our Prediction – Babar Azam to score over 70 runs in the second match.
Haris Rauf is expected to take over 3 wickets in the upcoming match.
Alex Hales has been in red hot form lately. He played a crucial knock of 53 runs in the previous T20i match. He was among the top run-scorers in the previous T20i series against Bangladesh with 98 runs. We expect him to score some runs in the second match.
Our Prediction – Alex Hales to score over 60 runs in the second match.
Dawid Malan will score over 50 runs in the 2nd T20i.
Mohammad Rizwan can score over 40 runs to give Pakistan a good start in the match.
Luke Wood was lethal in the previous T20i match and will look forward to doing the same in the upcoming fixture as well by taking 3 plus wickets.
Pitch Report –
Pakistan generally prepare attacking pitches for white-ball games and it will be no different at Karachi. The last few white-ball encounters at this ground have been high-scoring affairs and expectations will be the same, this time around.
Probable Playing XI for Pakistan vs England 2nd T20i Match
Pakistan – Babar Azam Mohammad Rizwan, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain
England – Alex Hales, Will Jacks, Dawid Malan, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali (C), Sam Curran, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Richard Gleeson/ Reece Topley, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood