Pakistan vs Australia
Pakistan vs Australia (Credits: Twitter)

PAK vs AUS Match Prediction: Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Pakistan And Australia? Australia tour of Pakistan 2022, One-Off T20I. Pakistan and Australia will meet each other in a solitary T20I on April 5. Pakistan dominates Australia in terms of head-to-head record in T20Is.

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Australia won the third and final Test in Lahore to win the series 1-0 after two drawn Test matches. Pakistan however sealed the ODI series 2-1 after Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq’s heroics.

Babar Azam
Babar Azam. Image: Twitter

Australia’s key players David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, and Pat Cummins have already been rested for the limited-overs series. These two teams have played 24 T20I matches so far. Out of which 13 have been won by the Men in Green while the Aussies have won 10 games. One of their clashes got washed out due to rain.

Australia Team News- Ashton Agar, Josh Inglis Affected By Covid-19, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, And Kane Richardson Ruled Out

Matt Renshaw was called up to Australia’s limited-overs squad for the tour of Pakistan as batting cover after all-rounder Mitchell Marsh was ruled out of the limited-overs series and Josh Inglis tested positive for COVID-19.

Ashton Agar became the second Australia player to test positive for Covid-19 in 24 hours and was ruled out of the entire ODI series against Men in Green in Lahore. Steve Smith was also ruled out of the series with an elbow issue.

Kane Richardson
Kane Richardson (Image Credit: Twitter)

Due to a hamstring injury, Kane Richardson also missed Australia’s limited-overs tour and was replaced by New South Wales left-armer Ben Dwarshuis. Kane Richardson, the most experienced fast bowler in an already depleted squad, sustained the injury while training in Melbourne.

The Australia tour consisted of a three-match Test series, which was won by Australia, a three-match ODI series, which was won by Pakistan, and a sole T20 International match, which will be played on April 5.

Pakistan Team News- Shadab Khan May Play In The T20I If Fit

Pakistan limited-overs vice-captain Shadab Khan has not yet fully recovered from the fitness issues and the leg-spinner didn’t participate in the ODIs against Australia. According to sources, the 23-year-old has gotten rid of the groin injury to a great extent but has not been able to get the match fitness. Team management is reluctant to field Shadab Khan as it can cause more trouble to his injury.

Shadab Khan
Shadab Khan. (Credits: Twitter)

Selectors have not included Abdullah Shafique, Imam-Ul-Haq, and Saud Shakeel in the squad for a one-off T20I against Australia. Pakistan could offer debuts to two new players after Asif Afridi and Mohammad Haris were named in the squads for the upcoming white-ball series against Australia.

PAK vs AUS Match Prediction: Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Pakistan And Australia? Australia tour of Pakistan 2022, One-Off T20I

Pakistan is favorites to win against Australia, which is without most of their frontline players. They have a better head-to-head record against Australia and would be confident after winning the ODI series.  Australia, on the other hand, will hope that their batsmen fire and bowlers pick wickets and contain the run flow.