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- England won the last match on this ground in 2015 when they defeated New Zealand.
- The first match of the T20 series in Manchester between the two teams was inconclusive due to rain.
England and Pakistan will have their second match of the three T20 series in Manchester on Sunday. England have not won a T20 match in Manchester for 5 years. He won the last match against New Zealand in 2015 by 56 runs at this ground. He has since played three matches on this ground. He has lost two of this.
Last time in 2018, India defeated them by 8 wickets, while two years ago Pakistan beat them by 9 wickets. In such a situation, he has a chance to win on Sunday.
England made a clean sweep to Pakistan in 2010
The two countries are having 2 or more T20 series after 2010 in England. Pakistan had a clean sweep 10 years ago by the host team. Since then, there has been no three T20 series in England between the two countries.
First T20 was rainy due to rain
Earlier, the match in Manchester on Friday was inconclusive due to rain. Pakistan won the toss and invited England to bat. England, batting first, scored 131 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in 16.1 overs. Chris Jordan 2 and Sam Billings were playing for 3 runs. Then it started raining.
The umpires decided to cancel the match as the outfield was too wet. Tom Benton scored the highest score of 71 in this match for England. He made his first fifty in T20. At the same time, Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan took two wickets each for Pakistan.
Head to head
There have been 16 T20s between the two countries so far. In this, England has won 10 matches and Pakistan has won 4 matches. One match was tied and one was inconclusive. At the same time, Pakistan also does not have a good record in England. Pakistan have played 7 T20s here. Of this, he has won only 2, while 4 have suffered defeat. One match was inconclusive.
Pitch and Weather Report: The test series between England and Pakistan was also disrupted due to rain. The third Test of the series took place here due to rain. The same happened in the first T20 on Friday. After a 16-over game, it started raining heavily and the match had to be canceled. However, the good news is that there is little chance of rain here on Sunday. The weather department has said that the weather should be clear.
Team won 4 times chasing target in Manchester
The fast bowlers in Manchester are expected to help initially. However, later the pitch becomes good for batting. It can be guessed that out of the 9 matches so far on this ground, the team has won only by chasing the target, while the team batting first has been destined to win. Three matches have been inconclusive, while one had to be canceled.
England-Pakistan probable playing-11
England: Tom Benton, Johnny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), David Malan, Eoin Morgan (captain), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Tom Karan, Luis Gregory, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Shakib Mehmood.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Hyder Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Aamir, Shaheen Afridi and Harris Rauf.