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England vs Pakistan ; Cricket World Cup 2019 – When, What & How?

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When, What & How of England vs Pakistan Cricket World Cup 2019 March! 

What is it?

England’s second match at the Cricket World Cup between the hosts, England, and Pakistan at Trent Bridge.

When is it?

England vs Pakistan takes place on Monday June 3.

What time does it start?

The match begins at 10.30am BST.

What TV channel is it on?

Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket from 9.30am. All Cricket World Cup matches will be broadcast in the UK on Sky Sports.

You can also watch the Cricket World Cup through NOW TV with a Sky Sports pass for £25 per month for 4 months.

Test Match Special will also broadcast live ball-by-ball commentary, which will feature on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra, Radio 4 Long Wave and the BBC Sport website.

 

What is the team news?

Teams will be named at the toss on Monday morning.

England squad

Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wicket-keeper), Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper), Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

Pakistan squad

Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain & wicket-keeper), Asif Ali, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz.

What are the current standings?

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

Team P W L T NR RR Pts
1 West Indies 1 1 0 0 0 5.802 2
2 New Zealand 1 1 0 0 0 5.754 2
3 England 1 1 0 0 0 2.080 2
4 Australia 1 1 0 0 0 1.860 2
5 Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Afghanistan 1 0 1 0 0 -1.860 0
8 South Africa 1 0 1 0 0 -2.080 0
9 Sri Lanka 1 0 1 0 0 -5.754 0
10 Pakistan 1 0 1 0 0 -5.802 0

What are they saying?

England fast bowler Jofra Archer, after making his World Cup debut with an excellent performance: 

“Honestly it was a great atmosphere. Everyone exploded when my name was announced and it’s a great feeling. It gave me that little bit extra. My bouncer is a wicket-taking ball and a dot ball so I’d be stupid not to use it.”

England captain Eoin Morgan on Archer’s performance:

“Jofra Archer bowled fast and accurate on a slow pitch – it was outstanding from a young guy. He’s taking everything in his stride. It’s very exciting.”

What are the odds?

  • England 3/10
  • Pakistan 13/5

What is our prediction?

Having beaten Pakistan 4-0 in their most recent ODI series all of the smart money is on England. Pakistan were by no means terrible but everything points towards victory for the hosts, especially as they didn’t really get going with the bat against South Africa in their opening game. They still scored over 300, though. Trent Bridge, too has been a batsman’s paradise and a bowler’s graveyard. England have amassed scores as large as 444 (against Pakistan, 2016) and 481 (Australia, 2018) in the last few years there and also chased down 340 to beat Pakistan in the 4th ODI earlier this year.

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