England (ENG) vs Pakistan (PAK) in ODI World Cup 2023, is set to take place at the Eden Gardens. Both the teams are out of the competition, though Pakistan has an impossible task to complete in order to qualify for the knockout. On the other hand, the defending champions would love to spoil their party and cement their spot for the 2025 Champions Trophy.
The Men in Green are currently in the 5th position on the table with a net run rate of +0.036, while Jos Buttler's side is in the 7th position with four points. If they bat first against England, they would have to beat them by 287 runs, and if they bowl first, they would have to dismiss England for 50 runs and chase the target in two overs or 100 runs in three overs, which is nearly impossible for any team.
ENG vs PAK: Match Details
Match: England vs Pakistan, 44th match of ODI World Cup 2023
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Date & Time: 11th November, 02:00 PM IST
Live coverage details – Star Sports India HD and SD Channels, Disney Hotstar (OTT)
ENG vs PAK: Pitch Report
Eden Gardens' pitch is ideal for batting. The surface offers black soil, which will benefit batters. Under lights, the pacers might have some early swing to provide in the innings, and with good bounce on the pitch, as the game progresses spinners come into play as well. Eden Gardens has always been known for its thrilling encounters.
ENG vs PAK: Head-to-Head Records
England and Pakistan have met ten times in the ODI World Cup. Pakistan holds the advantage in these encounters, having defeated England on 5 of the 9 occasions. Only one match produced no result. The fans will hope for another exciting encounter between these sides.
ENG vs PAK: Probable Playing XI
England: Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Jos Buttler(cap/wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Gus Atkinson, Adil Rashid
Pakistan: Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam(cap), Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Agha Salman, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim, Haris Rauf
ENG vs PAK: Dream 11 Fantasy Teams
Fakhar Zaman, Dawid Malan, Babar Azam (captain), Ben Stokes (vice-captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usama Mir, David Willey
ENG vs PAK: Fantasy Head to Head
Wicketkeepers: Jonny Bairstow (c), Jos Buttler, Mohammad Rizwan
Batters: Abdullah Shafique (vc), Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Dawid Malan
All-rounders: Chris Woakes
Bowlers: Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mark Wood