ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England Vs Pakistan the 1st Semi Finals Overview
The match between Pakistan vs England of 1st semi-finals of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will hold on 14th June 2017 in Sophia Garden at 3:00 Pm. The three times World Cup Campions England is all set to take the ICC Champaign’s Trophy 2017 with the well balanced team. In early played match of ODI series last year England thrash out Pakistan 4-1 with blasting performance of Ben Stokes having an ability with both bat and ball. Team England can have the good start with openers Alex Hales and Jason Roy accompanied with middle order batting line-up of Morgan and Jos Buttler.
In the bowling department, Pacer Jake Ball and Liam Plunkett going well throughout the matches. England know to be the best team in the tournament, they are the only team with wins to enter the name into semifinals after the group stages.
The team Pakistan won the must-win the match against Sri Lanka to enter into semi-finals of ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Although not performed well against India losing early wickets had come up with the powerful performance against team Sri Lanka. They prove that they are in the race for ICC Champions Trophy too. The team Pakistan with lower middle order batting performance where it was 45/3 bring back the team with hurdles beating Shri Lanka by 3 wickets who manage to set 236 targets against Pakistan.
The team Pakistan chases the target in 44.5 overs with brilliant batting lineup of captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir with unbeaten 75 runs stand for 8 wickets. Next Pakistan will face England at Cardiff on Wednesday.
As Pakistan has always the unpredictable team, where it lost over match against India on another hand win over Sri Lanka with spear overs to reach semi-finals.
Sarfraz’s match-winning knock could make the match interesting for both England and Pakistan fans. Pakistan always comes up with twists and turns, this time it can be the explosive entry of Fakhar Zaman although middle order batting could be the main concern which the team should look after. Looking towards bowling department Pakistan has pace bowler attack of Mohammad Amir, Junaid Khan, and Hasan Ali.
Although it would be the tough competition of team Pakistan to play against England. Yet there are chances that unpredictable team will try their level best to reach out the finals.