Top 5 key battles to watch out for in England vs Pakistan T20 WC Final


England vs Pakistan Matchup

Same teams, and the same venue 30 years apart back in the World Cup final clash although in a much more electrifying clash, in the fierce format of the game.

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Back then Pakistan lifted its maiden cup at the iconic Melbourne, however, things stand different for the two sides and an opportunity both for Pakistan and England to extend their T20 WC to two.

New Start

As the two leading T20I sides are set to lock horns at the heated Melbourne, here’s a look at the top 5 key battles that can turn up the thrill of the grand clash for the top prize.

Babar Azam vs Sam Curran

Pakistani captain despite having all the basics right of the game has been found struggling against the left-arm seamers through inswinger over the wicket, Sam Curran can be a great threat for him.

Muhammad Rizwan vs Chris Woakes

Muhammad Rizwan after failing initially has got his form towards the end with a couple of fifties, although Chris Woakes will check up on him to restrict the top T20I batter to give England a crucial edge.

Jos Buttler vs Shaheen Afridi

England’s best batter will be up against Pakistan’s best man with the ball and their powerplay opening encounter will be a treat for every cricket lover tomorrow at the high-intensity game.

Liam Livingstone vs Shadab Khan

Liam Livingstone loves to charge against spinners and if he meets toward the middle of England’s batting, Pakistan’s best man Shadab Khan will put in all the experience he holds to get rid of him.

Alex Hales vs Haris Rauf

Alex Hales is the great talking point ahead of the key final match owing to his fearless gameplay, however, his biggest test will be against the pace of Haris Rauf at the crucial final game.

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Overall it is expected to be a great battle of cricket where the two in-form sides will look ahead to give all they have in the greatest T20I battles of nations.