Who Will Win Today’s England vs Pakistan 3rd T20 2024?

England and Pakistan are set to clash once again in the third T20I of their four-match series at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, on Tuesday evening. The first match was abandoned due to rain, but England took a 1-0 lead with a 23-run victory at Edgbaston on Saturday. The match in Cardiff is scheduled to start at 18:30 local time on May 28th.

Match Details

  • Fixture: England vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I
  • Date: May 28, 2024
  • Time: 18:30 local time
  • Venue: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Team Overviews England looked dominant in their win at Edgbaston, with several players contributing strong performances. Pakistan, on the other hand, will need their star players to step up if they are to challenge England in this match.

ENG vs PAK Live Streaming

  • TV Channels: Sky Cricket, Sony Sports
  • Live Streaming: SkyGo, NowTV, Sony Liv

ENG vs PAK Match Toss Prediction

Considering the history at Sophia Gardens, where only three of the nine T20Is have been won by the team batting first, we expect both captains to opt for fielding first after winning the toss.

ENG vs PAK Pitch Report

The pitch at Sophia Gardens offers good pace and bounce, favoring the top-order batters. With short straight boundaries, a par score is expected to be around 210.

Cardiff Weather Report

Rain is forecasted for the morning and early afternoon in Cardiff on Tuesday, but the weather is expected to clear up before the match starts. However, it will be quite cool with temperatures not exceeding 15 degrees.

England Team News & Playing 11

Team News: England might bring in Sam Curran and Mark Wood for this match, possibly replacing Liam Livingstone and another player.

Key Players

  • Phil Salt: Known for his aggressive batting, Salt will target the short boundaries at Sophia Gardens.
  • Jos Buttler: The skipper has been in great form, recently surpassing 3000 T20I runs.
  • Adil Rashid: The experienced leg-spinner will be key in controlling the middle overs.
  • Jofra Archer: England will balance his workload carefully, but he remains a vital part of their attack.

Form: England have won three of their last five T20Is.

Predicted Playing 11: Jos Buttler (c) (wk), Phil Salt, Will Jacks, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Sam Curran, Mark Wood

Pakistan Team News & Playing 11

Team News: Pakistan are likely to make changes, with Shadab Khan and Saim Ayub possibly making way for Usman Khan and Abrar Ahmed.

Key Players

  • Babar Azam: The captain looked in good form in the last match, hitting four boundaries.
  • Mohammad Rizwan: The left-hander will be eager to bounce back after a rare failure.
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi: Known for his pace and accuracy, Afridi will be a threat with the new ball.
  • Imad Wasim: His all-round performance at Edgbaston was crucial, and he will aim to replicate that.

Form: Pakistan have won two of their last five T20Is.

Predicted Playing 11: Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam (c), Azam Khan (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Usman Khan, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed

ENG vs PAK Team Form in Last Five Matches

  • ENG: W A L W W
  • PAK: L A W W L

Head to Head

England lead the overall head-to-head record 20-9 and are unbeaten in the last five matches against Pakistan.

ENG vs PAK Betting Odds

England are the favorites with odds of 1.45, while Pakistan are the outsiders at 2.70.

Who Will Win England vs Pakistan 3rd T20 Match?

England are expected to win based on their recent form and home advantage.

Top Team Batsmen

England: Phil Salt, Jos Buttler, and Will Jacks Pakistan: Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, and Fakhar Zaman

Top Team Bowlers

England: Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, and Sam Curran Pakistan: Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, and Imad Wasim

Match Prediction

The third T20I in Cardiff promises to be an exciting contest. England’s confidence and depth in their batting lineup make them the favorites to win. However, Pakistan’s key players are capable of turning the match around. Based on current form and conditions, we back England to secure a victory.

Prediction: England to beat Pakistan in the 3rd T20I.

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