Pakistan’s series saving effort 2-2 against England in Test have really worked for them as they are now the top Test side as per the ICC Ranking.
This is for the first time since 1988 that Pakistan have become the number 1 Test side.
Though things didn’t worked in favor of Pakistan in 1st ODI, especially after irresponsible batting the bowling too couldn’t make any difference in the game.
Especially the pace attack of Green Shirts failed baldy. Umar Gul, who made his come back in the side was quite handy against Ireland in 1st ODI but couldn’t been that influential in 1st ODI against England.
Pakistan ODI Squad
England ODI Squad
Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wkt), Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
After the 5 match ODI series, Pakistan’s tour to England will be ending with a T20 match.
In-form Pakistan falls at 9th spot in ODI ranking, with dominating in the series they can improve their ODI ranking.
The match will start at 02:30 pm as per Pakistan Standard Time.