Pakistan will play their fourth match of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford against India on 16th June. The Men in Green are yet to savour success in the World Cup events against India as they have lost all the six matches against India. Thus, Sarfraz Ahmed and Co. will like to turn the tables. We take a look at Pakistan’s Predicted Playing XI.
On the other hand, India has had a good start to the tournament. The Men in Blue have won their first two matches whereas their last match against New Zealand was washed out. Hence, India will look to continue their good work going.
Here is Pakistan’s Predicted Playing XI.
The southpaw batsman had scored a fine fifty in the last match against Australia. Thus, the left-hander will like to continue his good form going.
Fakhar Zaman had scored a fine hundred against India in the Champions Trophy final. The left-hander will like to repeat the same heroics.
The stylish batsman is going to hold the key for Pakistan. Babar Azam is technically the strongest batsman in the team and he would like to deliver the goods.
The talisman right-hander hasn’t been in the best of forms. However, Malik has got the experience under his belt which will come in handy for the team.
The right-handed batsman had played a fine knock of 84 runs against England. The veteran batsman will aim to come with his best in the high-octane match.
Pakistan will aim to bounce back.
The Pakistan skipper will like to lead from the front. Sarfraz Ahmed will also have the onus of finishing off the innings for the team.
The right-hander could only score five runs against Australia. Asif Ali will look to provide the finishing touches to the Pakistan team.
The leg-spinner was dropped in the last match against Australia. The leg-spinner can get back into the playing XI in place of Shaheen Afridi who was expensive in the last match.
The right-arm pacer was on the expensive side in his 10 overs against Australia. In fact, Ali had slogged 32 runs off just 15 balls in the last game.
The southpaw seamer had taken one wicket in the previous game. More importantly, he had scored a vital knock of 45 runs off just 39 balls.
The left-arm seamer was at his best against the defending champions. Amir had scalped a five-wicket haul and he is currently the leading wicket-taker of the tournament.