Pakistan would like to restore the pride in the fifth and final ODI of the series. They would like to put England to bat first and chase the target.
Explore the cricket tips, odds, and prediction for the match.
We head towards the final match of the series. This series had made it clear that England is the favorites for the World Cup after they demoralized Pakistan completely. In the last few consecutive matches, we have seen the target of around 350 being chased down easily. Pakistan would like to win this match against England on 19 May. Their batting has been excellent but there bowling has been underwhelming. England would like to experiment with the bench strength with one of the best batting line-ups.
It is a crucial match before the preparations for World Cup begins. It would be a morale booster for the team who wins.
Cricket Tips Performance Check
In both the previous matches, Pakistan has been able to post a decent total of 350 on the board. But their bowlers were not able to defend the mammoth total of 350. It is now time for Pakistan to put England to bat first and chase the target, whatever the total maybe.
Pakistan reached the target of 340 runs in the previous match with the help of run a ball century by Babar Azam. Though his slow run rate didn’t push the momentum in favor of Pakistan, later Shoaib Malik made quick runs to reach the total.
Tom Curran was the pick of English bowlers who bagged four wickets. Jason Roya has been impressive in this series and he scored yet another ton in the last match. Their middle order collapsed somehow but Ben Stoke’s 72 runs ensured that the team reached the target with balls to spare.
Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hasnain picked up two wickets each and would like to improve the figures in the upcoming match.
Head to Head Tipster
England and Pakistan have played four matches at Headingley with the hosts winning on three occasions. England has dominated Pakistan in the series with 3-0 in their favor. We can expect a good clash between the two teams as Pakistan will play for pride.
Key Players Betting Tips
Tom Curran has been impressive with the bowl and bagged four wickets for the hosts. He is the pick for the bowlers for England. Jason Roy has been impressive with the bat and made it easy to chase in the previous match. As far as Pakistan is concerned, Their openers, Imam-ul-Haq, and Fakhar Zaman will be the key batsmen in the chase if they do so. Mohammad Hasnain is the key bowler for the visitors.
Weather & Pitch Conditions: There are slight chances of rain throughout the day with almost full cloud cover. Temperature is expected to be around 18 degrees. The pitch is good for batting in past few games. All the matches here have exceeded 300 runs mark and we can expect a thriller here at Headingley.
Cricket Tips Team Prediction
Probable Playing XI England: Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Mark Wood
Probable Playing XI Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Junaid Khan
Cricket Betting Tips and Prediction
England is going to make some changes to the team and test their bench strength which is also quite powerful. Pakistan needs to bowl really well if they need to win this match. It is going to be a crucial match just before the marquee event. There are few areas of concern of Pakistan which we are sure they would be looking forward to working upon.
We bet on England to win the game.