ENG vs PAK 2024, 1st T20I: Match Prediction, Dream11 Team, Fantasy Tips & Pitch Report | England vs Pakistan

May 22, 2024

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England will lock horns against Pakistan in a four-match T20I series, beginning on Wednesday (May 22) at Headingley, Leeds.

This series will mark England’s return to T20I cricket after a five-month hiatus. The side last played a T20I series against the West Indies in December 2023. Since then, many English cricketers have been active in various franchise tournaments globally, including the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024.

On the other hand, Pakistan will enter the series brimming with confidence following their recent success in Ireland. The Babar Azam-led side clinched a T20I series victory against Ireland with a 2-1 margin. This recent triumph has provided Pakistan with significant momentum, which they aim to carry into the series against England.

Pakistan tour of England 2024, 1st T20I:

Date and Time: May 22; 06:30 pm local | 05:30 pm GMT | 11:00 am IST
Venue: Headingley, Leeds

Headingley Pitch Report

The Headingley pitch is anticipated to offer a harmonious blend of opportunities for both bowlers and batters. Initially, the bowlers might extract some movement from the surface, making it a challenging prospect for the batters. However, as the game unfolds, the pitch tends to become more batter-friendly, offering them better conditions to play their shots. Spin bowlers, too, will play a pivotal role in this scenario, as the pitch may afford them the advantage of the ball gripping the surface, making it trickier for batters to negotiate.

ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction Picks:

Wicketkeepers: Mohammad Rizwan, Phil Salt
Batters: Babar Azam, Harry Brook, Will Jacks, Saim Ayub
All-rounders: Iftikhar Ahmad, Shadab Khan
Bowlers: Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Shaheen Afridi

ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction Captain and Vice-Captain:

Choice 1: Will Jacks (c), Shaheen Afridi (vc)
Choice 2: , Jofra Archer(c), Shadab Khan (vc)

Also READ: ENG vs PAK 2024: Pakistan’s best playing XI for the T20I series against England

ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction Backups:

Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Imad Wasim, Naseem Shah

ENG vs PAK Dream11 Team for today’s match (May 22, 05:30 pm GMT):

ENG vs PAK, 1st T20I (Image Source: Screenshot Dream11)


England: 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 Wood.

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

Also READ: ENG vs PAK, 2024: England’s best playing XI for the T20I series against Pakistan

For latest cricket news & updates, visit CricketTimes.com.

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