Host England will lock horns with Pakistan in a three-match T20I series, starting from 16th July at Trent Bridge. The hosts have announced their squad for the three-match series against Pakistan. The original selected for the ODI series have fully recovered from covid-19 and are expected to participate in this series. Eoin Morgan will lead the side for the upcoming three-match series against Pakistan.
All-rounder Lewis Gregory, pacer Saqib Mahmood and spinner Matthew Parkinson have been retained for the T20I series after the trio performed exceedingly well in the recently concluded ODI series. Tom Banton and Liam Livingstone are two promising players picked for the three-match T20I series.
On the other hand, Pakistan have selected a stronger squad for the three-match T20I series. Experienced players like Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz, Sharjeel Khan and Mohammad Hafeez would make their return to the setup for this T20I series.
Uncapped all-rounder Mohammad Wasim Jr. and wicket-keeper Azam Khan have earned their maiden call-ups to the T20I squad for the tours of West Indies and England.
Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Hasnain and Usman Qadir are other prominent bowling options besides Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi.
These are the numbers and statistics related to England vs Pakistan 2021 T20I series as mentioned below:
11 victories out of 18 matches played by England against Pakistan in the T20 format. Last year, Pakistan managed to draw the three-match T20I series against England.
52 runs needed by Pakistani opener Fakhar Zaman to complete 1,000 runs in the T20 format. Left-hander has accumulated 948 runs in 46 T20I matches at an average of 22.04 with five half-centuries to his name.
157 runs needed by Pakistani wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan to complete 1,000 runs in the 20-over format. The right-hander has scored 843 runs in 36 matches at an average of 44.36 with one century and four half-centuries to his name.
2 wickets needed by Pakistani pacer Hasan Ali to complete 50 wickets in the shortest format of the game.The right-arm quick has so far claimed 48 wickets in 36 matches at an average of 21.97.
3 wickets needed by Pakistani spinner Imad Wasim to complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. The left-arm orthodox spinner has claimed 47 wickets in 49 matches at an average of 22.76.
209 runs needed by England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler to complete 2,000 runs in the T20 format. He currently has scored 1,791 runs in 80 matches and has 13 half-centuries to his name.