AUS vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction & Top Picks: 2nd T20
AUS vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview, Dream11 Tips and Probable Playing XI of the 2nd T20I. Pakistan and Australia will face-off in the first T20I at Manuka Oval in Canberra.
The first T20 was abandoned due to rain. However, in the eighteen overs of play, Babar Azam and Aaron Finch gave a glimpse of their talent scoring 59* and 37* runs for their team. Mitch Starc and Kane Richardson also impressed taking two scalps each. Wicket-keeper Rizwan also put a good show in his much-deserved opportunity scoring crucial knock of 31 runs in the middle order.
David Warner is in red hot form for the hosts scoring 217* runs in three encounters without getting dismissed a single time. Skipper Finch and Steven Smith are also brilliant at the top for the team. Their bowlers are also performing well with Cummins, Richardson, and Starc spearheading the pace attack along with witty spin attack of Zampa and Ashton Agar. They will be eager to continue the winning momentum and defeat Pakistan tomorrow.
No.1 T20 batsmen Babar Azam will lead the top-ranked T20I side and will be the key with the bat along with Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, and Mohammad Rizwan while Asif Ali and Imad Wasim will have the responsibility to perform the finishing duties for the team. They have a strong bowling attack containing Pacers Mohammad Amir, Irfan, Hasnain, and Wahab Riaz along with the wicket-taking spin duo of Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim who will have to chip in with crucial wickets for the team. A unison effort will be expected from all players tomorrow to challenge the mighty Australian team.
When and Where
AUS vs PAK, 2nd T20I, Pakistan tour of Australia, 2019.
Manuka Oval, Canberra.
01:40 PM, 5th November 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 103
Average 2nd innings score: 105
A neutral track will be on offer with equal support to batsmen as well as bowlers.
Pacers will hope to make the best use of initial movement while spinners can find some turn in the latter part of the match.
The last match played here was the practice match between Sri Lanka and Prime Ministers XI which was a low scoring encounter with a total of 263 runs scored in two innings along with seventeen scalps.
Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Ben McDermott, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Billy Stanlake, Mitchell Starc, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, David Warner, Adam Zampa, D’Arcy Short.
Babar Azam (c), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Musa Khan, Shadab Khan, Usman Qadir.
- No changes are expected in their playing XI.
- Mohammad Irfan was disappointing in his two-over spell in the last match and can be replaced by Mohammad Hasnain.
Probable Playing XI
Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Ben McDermott, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitch Starc, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson.
Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Haris Sohail, M Rizwan (wk), Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, M Hasnain/M Irfan.
Top picks for AUS vs PAK Dream11 Team
David Warner: He is in record-breaking form in this format and remains unbeaten throughout the series against Sri Lanka scoring 100*,60* and 57* runs in three matches. He will be a must pick in your fantasy team.
Aaron Finch: Skipper Finch is a destructive batsman and can change the course of match single-handedly. He scored 64 and 37 runs in two games against Sri Lanka and also scored attacking 37* runs from just 16 balls in the last game.
Pat Cummins: Pacer Cummins is performing consistently for Australia taking crucial wickets and can also contribute with the bat. He struck twice in all the three encounters.
Steve Smith: He scored unbeaten 53 runs in the second T20I against Sri Lanka and can be demoted in case of good start from openers.
Mitch Starc: Fiery pacer Starc is a wicket-taking option in limited-overs cricket and took four scalps in two matches against Sri Lanka and also struck twice in the first T20.
Adam Zampa: Leggie Zampa is a wicket-taking spinner and took three and two wicket-haul in two matches.
Kane Richardson: He is a lethal pace bowler and has a good skill set to perform in the T20I format. He took two scalps each in his last two matches.
Babar Azam: No.1 T20I batsmen Babar Azam was the top scorer of the recent T20 Blast but failed to impress in the home series against Sri Lanka. He scored a crucial knock of 59* runs from 38 balls in the first T20I.
Fakhar Zaman: A flamboyant opener Fakhar Zaman is a very attacking batsman. He will be a good pick in your fantasy team provided he survives early challenge imposed by lethal Australian pacers. He got out on a duck in the last match.
Haris Sohail: He is a technically strong batsman and played outstanding knocks in the World Cup in the middle order. He will have the responsibility to anchor the innings in the middle order but could score only 4 runs in the first T20.
Imad Wasim: He can be a match-winner with the bat as well as the ball. In the World Cup, he played many good cameos with the bat moreover he is also very economical with the ball and is second on the list of top T20I bowlers. He got out on a duck in the last match.
Mohammad Amir: He is a lethal pacer and can destroy any batting line-up on his day. His recent form is also good but can find it difficult to chip wickets of consistent Australian top-order.
Shadab Khan: He is a wicket-taking spinner and generally performs well with the ball. He can also be handy with the bat. He took three wicket-haul in practice match.
Mohammad Rizwan: He is a consistent performer and was one of the top scorers of recent National T20 Cup in Pakistan. He scored 31 runs in the first T20.
AUS vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small Leagues Dream11 Team:
Note: If you want to take Steve Smith or Fakhar Zaman, You can replace any pace bowler.
Captain and Vc Choices:
David Warner, Babar Azam, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Fakhar Zaman, Pat Cummins, Haris Sohail, Imad Wasim.
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