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England eye collection win; Pakistan goal for parity

England want to keep the profitable momentum and cap off their fightback with an emphatic collection win towards a struggling Pakistan as the 2 groups head to the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium for the fourth and the ultimate One-Day Worldwide (ODI) on Friday (November 20).

Pakistan, then again, discover themselves in a do-or-die state of affairs after having given England an opportunity to script an outstanding come-from-behind collection lead. Trailing 2-1 within the collection, the hosts can be trying to salvage some satisfaction within the remaining recreation to attract the 4-match contest at a venue which hasn’t notably been a cheerful searching floor for the ‘hosts’.

Pakistan have performed 14 ODIs in Dubai since 2010 and have a 6-eight win-loss document. England by the way have a cent % document at this venue, having defeated Pakistan on each events the 2 groups clashed in February 2012.

The English staff administration can be happy to see every of their prime six within the batting order, excluding Jos Butler who completed unbeaten on forty nine in Sharjah, contributing with a minimum of a half-century. Chris Woakes has led the bowling assault for the guests and his twin 4-for within the second and the third ODI have been instrumental in England’s fightback.

“It was a powerful win, we glance to the subsequent recreation to go on and win the collection. We have earned the appropriate to try this, so hopefully we will produce one other efficiency like that,” Eoin Morgan stated, praising his batting unit forward of the ultimate recreation. “It is an enormous step ahead for us, notably our center order and our batting unit having absolute readability in what we have been doing and enjoying within the constructive means through which we’re making an attempt to enhance the best way we play on a regular basis,” Morgan added.

After dropping the primary ODI by six wickets, England got here again exhausting at Pakistan with a thumping ninety five-run victory to degree the collection in Abu Dhabi, adopted by one other medical all-spherical present to take a decisive 2-1 lead at Sharjah two days in the past.

Date: twentieth November, 2015
Venue: Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium
Climate: A sunny Friday afternoon with a excessive of 29 levels and forty eight % humidity.

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Pakistan can be fretting over the proper group mixture as they goal to revive delight within the ultimate recreation. Excluding Mohammad Hafeez and Babar Azam, their batting has let the staff down and their bowling assets have taken successful, with a knee damage to Yasir Shah forward of the third match. Ahmed Shehzad, nevertheless, is probably going make his nationwide comeback after warming the bench thus far within the collection. The staff administration has been beneath hearth from all corners over the exclusion of the explosive prime-order batsman.

Possible XI: Azhar Ali (Captain), Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfraz Ahmed (Wicket-keeper), Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Zafar Gohar, Anwar Ali


Even though opener Jason Roy and no. three bat Joe Root have not checked out ease through the ODI collection, England are unlikely to fiddle with their profitable mixture going into the ultimate recreation. Star all-rounder Moeen Ali too hasn’t chipped in sufficient thus far, each with bat and ball, however is more likely to retain his place within the enjoying XI.

Possible XI: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler (Wicket-keeper), Alex Hales, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, James Taylor, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes

Stats and Trivia

Solely as soon as a rating of 300-plus has been registered on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium when South Africa posted 317/5 in 2010. Pakistan misplaced the sport by fifty seven runs



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