England maintain an edge in head-to-head however Pakistan will not be too far behind in different columns.
The T20 World Cup finalists, England and Pakistan, have peaked on the proper time within the event.
Pakistan have been all however eradicated from the World Cup following their loss to Zimbabwe however complete wins of their remaining three group video games, coupled with a serving to hand from the Netherlands, secured their passage to the semis the place they routed New Zealand.
England’s path to the semi-finals was not as dramatic. However there was a way that that they had not fairly hit their stride within the event. All these considerations have been alleviated within the semi-final the place they decimated the much-fancied Indians by 10 wickets.
Earlier than the ultimate in Melbourne, right here’s how the 2 sides stack up in numbers:
28: That’s what number of occasions these two sides have confronted off in T20Is.
18: England has received 18 of those whereas Pakistan has received 9.
12: Between the 50-over and 20-over world cups, Pakistan and England have performed one another 12 occasions, with the latter holding a 6-5 edge.
0: Pakistan has performed England twice earlier than within the T20 World Cup however has but to defeat them.
1: That is the primary time the 2 groups might be taking part in one another within the knockout levels of the WT20.
3: England has received three of the final 5 T20I video games between the 2 groups.
The final time Pakistan and England met within the remaining of an ICC trophy 🏆 pic.twitter.com/WF8e8HcPGX
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0: Each these two groups are but to win a recreation on the MCG on this yr’s World Cup. Pakistan have been crushed by India whereas Eire shocked England.
560: Pakistan captain Babar Azam has scored 560 runs towards England in T20s. No participant from both crew has scored extra.
17: England’s Graeme Swann and Adil Rashid are the joint highest wicket-takers in England-Pakistan T20 matches with 17 wickets.
14: Haris Rauf is the best wicket-taker for Pakistan on this fixture with 14 wickets.
216.18: That’s Liam Livingstone’s strike price throughout three matches towards Pakistan.