England and Pakistan are set to face off in a highly anticipated 43rd match of the ODI World Cup 2023 at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday (November 11). This clash holds significant importance for both teams, as their aspirations hinge on the outcome.
Despite England’s underwhelming performance in the World Cup, which has dashed their semi-final hopes, they are determined to secure a position in the top 7 as it ensures their qualification for the ICC Champions Trophy in 2025.
On the other hand, Pakistan are still in mathematical contention for the semi-finals. Although the task is daunting and almost improbable, the Green Team is poised to deliver their best performance as they strive to keep their semi-final aspirations alive.
With both teams vying for victory for their respective objectives in the tournament, the encounter promises to be a compelling spectacle, laden with high stakes.
ODI World Cup 2023, ENG vs PAK:
- Date and Time: November 11; 2:00 pm local | 08:30 am GMT
- Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Eden Gardens Pitch Report:
The Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata is famous for staging matches with high scores, as batters find it favourable to time the ball effectively at this venue. Nevertheless, the pacers can also benefit by bowling in the right areas. Meanwhile, spinners come into play as the game advances into the second innings, receiving significant turn and creating challenges for batters.
ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction Picks:
- Wicketkeepers: Mohammad Rizwan
- Batters: Babar Azam, Ben Stokes, Fakhar Zaman, Dawid Malan, Abdullah Shafique, Joe Root
- All-rounders: Chris Woakes
- Bowlers: Shaheen Afridi, Adil Rashid, David Willey
ENG vs PAK Prediction Captain and Vice-Captain:
Choice 1: Fakhar Zaman (c), Dawid Malan (vc)
Choice 2: Ben Stokes (c), Babar Azam (vc)
ENG vs PAK Dream11 Prediction Backups:
Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Iftikhar Ahmed, Haris Rauf
ENG vs PAK Dream11 Team for today’s match (November 11, 08:30 am GMT):
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England: Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Jos Buttler (wk/c), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Gus Atkinson, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Brydon Carse
Pakistan: Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Agha Salman, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf, Usama Mir, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Imam-ul-Haq