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- England is second in the ICC T20 rankings with 271 points and Pakistan at number four with 259 points.
- The first match of the 3 T20 series was canceled due to rain, while the second T20 England was won by 5 wickets
- Third match in Manchester from Tuesday night at 10.30 pm Indian Broadcasting on Sony Six
The final and decisive match of the 3 T20 series between England and Pakistan will be played at Old Trafford ground in Manchester today. The English team has a chance to win its sixth consecutive T20 series. Even if the match is canceled due to rain, England will still occupy the series, as they are still 1-0 ahead. The first match of the series was canceled due to rain, while England won by 5 wickets in the second match.
The England team had earlier lost the T20 series in July 2018. The Indian team then defeated England 2–1 at their home. At the same time, the English team had defeated South Africa 2–1 at the same time last time. The series was played in February this year.
Effect on ICC ranking
Losing or winning this match will have an impact of 2–2 points on both teams. If England win this match, then Pakistan will lose 2 points and move from number four to number 5. While England will remain at number two with 273 points. If Pakistan wins this match, both teams will retain their place. At the moment, England are second in the rankings with 271 points and Pakistan at number four with 259 points.
Top 5 teams in T20 ranking
3 T20 series for the first time between the two teams
Both teams are playing 3 T20 series for the first time in England. Earlier in 2010, the 2 T20 series was played, in which the host team gave a clean sweep to Pakistan.
Head to head
There have been 17 T20s between the two countries so far. In this, England has won 11 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 8 T20s here. Out of this, he has won only 2, while 5 have suffered defeat. One match was inconclusive.
England won 4 out of 7 series against Pakistan
So far 7 series have been played between England and Pakistan. In this, the English team won 4 and lost 2, while a series has been a draw. At the same time, this record of England in his home has been at par. Pakistan won 2 out of 4 series against the hosts and lost 2.
Pitch and Weather Report: Cloudy during the match in Manchester. Temperatures are likely to be between 10 and 19 degrees Celsius. The pitch can help the batsmen. The team that wins the toss will like to bowl first. The team that bowled 5 matches in 9 T20s has won so far on this ground.
England-Pakistan probable playing-11 teams
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 Haris Rauf.