England vs Pakistan ODI series 2021 – 1st ODI

England vs Pakistan ODI series 2021

1st ODI:

First ODI of the series of 3 ODI matches between England and Pakistan is going to be played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on July 7th 2021.

England  vs Pakistan History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the nineteenth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 13 times. Whereas the opponent won just thrice, and the remaining 2 series concluded as a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 7 series in a span of 23 years, between 1983-84 to 2006, where the England team won 5 times and Pakistan team won twice.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Pakistan was 5 series from 2010 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Pakistan was 8 series from 1977-78 to 2000-01.

The most consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against England was 1 series in 1964, 2000-01 and 2005-06.

Pakistan never won a series against England after 2005-06.

The longest unbeaten streak for Pakistan against England was 2 series from 2005-06 to 2010.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against Pakistan are WWWWW.

Matches:

The teams completed 88 meetings in the ODI format of cricket, till date. The host won 53 times, whereas the opponent won 32 times, as well. 3 were concluded without any result. 

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Pakistan was 7 ODIs between 1978 to 1984 and from 2015 to 2016.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Pakistan was 7 ODIs between 1978 to 1984 and from 2015 to 2016.

The most consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against England was 5 ODIs between 2000 to 2003.

The longest unbeaten streak for Pakistan against England was 5 ODIs between 2000 to 2003.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against Pakistan are LWWWW.

English Backyard:

Series:

When touring England by Pakistan, the teams met to play bilateral series 11 times, out of them, the host won the series 9 times and the visitors won just once. Remaining 1 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 7 series in 1974 to 2006, where the England team won 6 times and Pakistan team won just once.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Pakistan in England was 6 series from 1978 to 2006.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Pakistan in England was 10 series from 1978 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against England in England was 1 series in 1974, the inaugural series.

The longest unbeaten streak for Pakistan against England in England was 1 series in 1974 and 2006.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against Pakistan in England are WWWDW.

Matches:

On the soil of England, the teams faced each other 48 times. Out of them, England received victory 30 times and defeated 16 times with 2 without any result.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Pakistan in England was 7 ODIs from 1978 to 1984.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Pakistan in England was 7 ODIs from 1978 to 1984.

The most consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against England in England was 5 ODIs from 1996 to 2003.

The longest unbeaten streak for Pakistan against England in England was 5 ODIs from 1996 to 2003.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against Pakistan in England are LWWWW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the third rank (England) and sixth rank (Pakistan) team. The host is 19 points ahead of the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 3 points and come to the second position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 6 points with 1 position down. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 5 points and 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 2 points and stay on the third position in the rankings.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 3 to 4 points with losing 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will  either lose 1 point or earn 0 to 1 point and stay at the current rank in the table. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 1 to 2 points with 1 rank in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are WWLWL.

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The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 7 points but no impact in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose  4 points without impacting in the ranking. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 3 points without impact in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 5 points but no impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 0 to 1 point without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 3 to 4 points and stay at the current rank. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 1 point with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan are WLWL*W.

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The First Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then both the home team will gain 1 point and opposition team will lose 1 point, but no impact in the ranking for both the teams. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 3 points and no improvement in rankings, and the host will lose 3 points with 1 rank in the position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Cardiff shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match. There is a very less chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 7% to 19%. The temperature would be between 15-21 Celsius. The wind would be between 12 – 19 km/h. The wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease as the match will progress.

Sophia Gradens, Cardiff

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 22 times out of 28 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 10 times and lost 8 times. 1 match was tied and 3 matches concluded without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WLLWL.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to bat first, never won, yet and lost all 6 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLLLL.

Overall, 10 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 14 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLLWL.

Particularly, for England, the team won the toss 4 times in the 14 games and won twice the games and lost once with 1 without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while winning the toss, are LWW – -.

The home side never won the toss after 2014.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while losing the toss, are WWLWL.

The home team never lost a match against any team after losing the toss except Pakistan (twice).

The first batting team won the match 8 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 16 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWWLW.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 201 runs (according to the RR) in 2019, and the highest successful chase was 303 runs in 2016.

The first innings lowest total was 125 runs in 2019 and the highest total was 386 runs in 2019. For the second innings, the lowest total was 152 runs (completed innings) in 2019 and the highest was 305 runs in 2013.

The batting average of the first innings is 28.70 and 35.73 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other thrice at the venue. The host is still looking for the first win against an opponent. The visitors won twice and 1 concluded without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against Pakistan at the venue are LL – – -.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The home side has an excellent record at the venue, and won 8 games with 3 losses out of 14 games, as 3 were concluded without any result. Whereas, the visiting team has also an extremely good record as the team won thrice and lost once out of 5 plays with 1 without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are WWLWL.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan at the venue are WWWL -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

England:

The home side would go with the 2 pacers 1 spinner combination, as the team has two all-rounders, both with pace and one bowling all-rounder with pace.

England Eleven: P. Salt, J. Vince, D. Malan, B. Stokes, B. Duckett, W. Jacks, L. Gregory, C. Overton, B. Carse, S. Mahmood, M. Parkinson

Pakistan:

The visiting team would like to go with 4 pacers, as the team has 2 all-rounders, 1 with pace and 1 with spin.

Pakistan Eleven: F. Zaman, I. ul Haq, B. Azam, M. Rizwan, S. Shakeel, S. Khan, F.Ashraf, H. Ali, S. Afridi, H. Rauf, M. Hasnain

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.