We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
First innings average score: 193
Second innings average: 174
Type: A batting beauty.
Time: September 25, 8.00 PM IST
Probable XI for Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Haider Ali, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Shahnawaz Dahani, Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf, Usman Qadir/Shadab Khan
Probable XI for England: Philip Salt (wk), Will Jacks/Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Duckett, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali (c), Sam Curran, Liam Dawson, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Reece Topley
Although Sam Curran has a reputation of being a match winner, his numbers for 2022 don’t make a great reading: 28 runs and 2 wickets in 8 outings.
Runs have suddenly dried up for Dawid Malan. He has managed only 46 runs in his last 5 T20Is.
With scores of 21, 43, and 70*, Ben Duckett has not only accelerated England’s scoring in the middle overs but also rattled the Pakistani bowlers with his cheeky stroke play.
Mark Wood was the best English bowler on show in the third T20I. He generated 30 crucial points for finishing with a three-wicket haul, thereby making it to the Ultimate Team.
As Pakistani batters struggled to find any momentum, Shan Masood displayed great skills in accumulating 66 runs off 40 balls. Overall, he added 11.5 bonus points.
Playing his first game of the tour, Reece Topley finished with decent figures of 4-0-22-1. For the year, he has taken 10 wickets in as many T20Is.
As the seamers have struggled on the docile pitches of Karachi, Adil Rashid and Usman Qadir, with 4 wickets each, lead the wicket-taking chart.
Mohammad Rizwan and Harry Brook are the leading run-getters for their respective sides. While Rizwan has collected 164 runs at 82 including 6 sixes, Brook’s 83 in the last match has pushed his tally to 154 runs comprising 8 sixes (the most in the series).
After struggling in the Asia Cup, Babar Azam has got back amongst runs on the flatter tracks of Karachi. He has accumulated 149 runs in 3 attempts, including a match-winning 110* in the second T20I.
Fantasy Tip of The Day
As the bowlers, especially pacers, have toiled hard to find any success on the unresponsive wickets of Karachi, the batters have made merry and generated the most fantasy points in the first three games.