England vs Pakistan: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing
Hosts England take on Pakistan in match number six of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Monday at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. England won their first match against South Africa, whereas, Pakistan slumped to a massive defeat against West Indies. Ahead of this crunch encounter, we look at the statistical preview, pitch report and more.
Head-to-head records between the two in Cricket World Cup
The two sides have played a total of 87 ODIs overall. England have won 53 matches, whereas, Pakistan have pocketed 31. Three matches didn't have any result. In World Cup history, the two sides have faced nine times. Both teams have won four matches each with one game having no result. Their last meeting came in 2003 World Cup. England won by 112 runs.
Top run-scorers of England and Pakistan in World Cups
For England, Graham Gooch amassed the most runs in the World Cup (897) between 1979 to 1992 in 21 innings. He smashed one ton and eight half-centuries. Javed Miandad notched the most runs in the World Cup (1,083) between 1975 to 1996 in 30 innings. He smashed one ton and eight half-centuries.
Top wicket-takers from England and Pakistan in World Cups
Ian Botham leads the show in terms of the wickets picked for England in World Cup across editions (30). The legend excelled at an average of 25.40. His best performance was 4/31. For Pakistan, Wasim Akram leads the show with 55 World Cup scalps. Akram has the third highest wickets in the World Cup. He averaged 23.83 between 1987-2003 and took one five-wicket haul.
Here's a look at the ground stats
45 ODI matches have been played at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Pakistan lost to WI in the latest affair. England hold the record for the highest score here (481/6 against Australia in 2018). The lowest score was registered by South Africa (83 versus England in 2008). Eoin Morgan (462) has the most runs here. James Anderson (16) has accounted for the most scalps
Pitch report, timing and TV listing
As per reports, the weather is expected to be cloudy and dry. Pacers could benefit with the new ball in terms of the swing factor. It's going to be a strong batting wicket and the idea will be to score in excess of 300. The match is set to start at 3:00 PM IST and will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network.