It was a batting collapse from Pakistan in front of a second-string England bowling attack. All of them have played under five ODIs or the national side but gave Babar Azam and his men a difficult time in the first ODI. Azam was dismissed for second-ball-duck in a game where he was expected to score and score big. It was a shocking performance from Pakistan which made the cricket fraternity start talking about the mercurial nature of the Men in Green.
Their batsmen did not give their bowlers enough runs to play with which saw them fail to defend the target. Meanwhile, in this article, we look at Pakistan’s playing XI for the second ODI. This is a must-win game for Pakistan to keep the series alive.
England vs Pakistan 2021, 2nd ODI: Pakistan’s Predicted XI
He scored a first-ball duck in the first game against England. However, the selectors are expected to keep faith in him and give him another chance in the second ODI. He is 34 short of 2000 ODI runs.