England vs Pakistan Live Score Updates: ENG vs PAK, The stage is set for a ‘do or die’ clash for Babar Azam-led Pakistan as the team faces defending champions England. Pakistan’s semi-final dream is still possible, but practically they need a near-impossible victory against England to make that possibility a reality. Skipper Babar Azam sounded optimistic in the pre-match press conference, but the figures are just crazy.
Pakistan needs to defeat England by 287 runs while batting first or 284 balls to spare while chasing in order to think about the semi-finals. Now, this makes it clear that in case Babar Azam manages to win the toss, he has to opt for batting and should target a 400+ score in England to even think about winning today’s match.
Jos Buttler-led England has been a disaster in the ICC World Cup 2020, but in their previous match against the Netherlands, the team has shown the potential of defending champions and will definitely make Pakistan’s job more difficult as their Champions Trophy 2025 qualifications depend on today’s victory.
England vs Pakistan, ICC World Cup 2023: Head To Head Records
In the One Day Internationals (ODI) format of the game, England and Pakistan faced each other in 91 matches and the Jos Buttler-led side dominated the game with 56 wins. But, when it comes to the ICC World Cup, the Pakistan cricket team has some edge with a 5-4 record against England. In their last World Cup match, Pakistan defeated England by 14 runs.
England vs Pakistan, ICC World Cup 2023: Pitch Report
The England vs Pakistan match is scheduled at the pitch of Eden Gardens, Kolkata which is known to support batters with a flat surface. The match is expected to be a high-scoring thriller, but during the ending overs, the spinners can come into play as the pitch provides better turn to the spin bowling.
England vs Pakistan, ICC World Cup 2023: Weather Report
There is a 1% chance of rains over the Eden Gardens during the match hours while the temperature is expected to range between 21 to 32 degrees Celsius. As per AccuWeather, the cloud cover will be 1% while humidity levels are expected to remain around 46% during the match.
England vs Pakistan Live: When, where and how to watch, live-streaming details
England vs Pakistan Live: England will take on Pakistan on November 11 in the 44th ODI World Cup 2023 match at Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium, Kolkata. England vs Pakistan Kolkata ODI is a day-night match and will start at 2 p.m. It would be the 9th match of both the teams in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. England are currently on the 7th position in the ICC World Cup Points table with 4 points in the World Cup 2023 team table, whereas Pakistan are on the 5th position on the points table with 8 points to their name.
England were defeated by New Zealand by 9 wickets (with 82 balls remaining) in the curtain raiser match at Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium Ahmedabad on October 5. In their second match, England defeated Bangladesh by 137 runs at Dharamsala Stadium on October 10, 2023. In their third and fourth match, England were defeated by Afghanistan and South Africa by 69 runs and 229 runs respectively. Read More
England vs Pakistan Live: ‘We could be in semi-final if Fakhar Zaman…’ Babar Azam ahead of the clash
England vs Pakistan Live: Pakistan Cricket captain Babar Azam still believes that the team can make it to semifinal provided their star-batter Fakhar Zaman rises to the occasion. In an interview speaking about Pakistan’s strategy for the all-important game against defending champions England on Saturday, Azam said, “If you ask me, I would say if Fakhar Zaman is in the match for 20 or 30 overs, we can achieve that. Then follow up with Rizwan, Iftikhar. We can do this, and we have planned for this.”
He added “We can’t just go in and start firing blindly – we want that but with proper planning, how we want to play the first 10 overs, then the next 20 – how we have to achieve that target.” Read More
England vs Pakistan Live: Stage set for the big clash
England vs Pakistan Live: Pakistan is set for the ‘do or die’ clash against England as the team faces near-impossible mission against the defending champions. Pakistan is still in the race to the semi-finals, but to make that a reality, the Babar Azam-led side must defeat England by either by 287 runs while batting first or 284 balls to space while chasing on the wicket of Eden Gardens, Kolkata
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