After the successful completion of the 3 Test series, Australia will be locking horns with Pakistan again on 29th March for the ODI series at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Pakistan vs Australia ODI series is the most exciting upcoming match in the international scene currently. This article will provide you the insights into the match and the predictions revolving around it. With the help of this article, you can try your luck on the favorite side and players. Feel free to dive into it.
Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI – Overview
Pakistan will take on the visitors in the 1st ODI of the Australia tour of Pakistan, 2022 at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
In their last 5 meetings, Australia has won 3 games and lost 2. They have the upper hand over the hosts. Pakistan has won 1 game and lost 4.
Both teams met on March 17, 2019, before the ongoing match at the ICC Cricket World Cup. Mohammad Amir shined well in the match along with David Warner during the tournament.
Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI – Match Details
Match: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st ODI
Date: 29th March 2022
Time: 3.30 PM
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI – Pitch and Weather report
The pitch at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore favors both batters and bowlers since it is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this stadium in the previous 5 matches is 265 runs. The team that wins the toss should choose to bat first as most games played on this ground have been won by the teams that batted first.
The venue is also suited for both pacers and spinners equally.
The weather at Gaddafi Stadium, according to our prediction seems to be sunny. The visibility is going to fall in the vicinity of 10 km with an atmospheric pressure of 1004 MB. The stadium will have no precipitation and will be dry. The cloud will cover 0% of the sky.
Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI – Head to head
In 104 matches played between both the teams, Australia has won 68 matches and Pakistan has won 32 matches. Australian batter has earned most points in their head-to-head matches till now along with Pakistan bowlers.
Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI – Playing XI predictions
Pakistan Playing XI
1.Imam-ul Haq, 2.Fakhar Zaman, 3.Babar Azam(C), 4.Mohammad Rizwan(WK), 5.Khushdil-Shah, 6.Asif Ali, 7. Hasan Ali, 08.Shahnawaz Dhani, 09.Shaheen Afridi 10.Shadab Khan, 11.Haris Rauf,
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan, Abdullah Shafique, Asif Afridi, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, , Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-Ul-Haq
Australia Playing XI
1. Ben McDermott, 2. Aaron Finch(C), 3. Marnus Labuschagne, 4. Marcus Stoinis, 5. Alex Carey (WK), 6.Cameron Green, 7. Ashton Agar, 8.Sean Abbott, 9. Nathan Ellis, 10.Adam Zampa, 11.Jason Behrendorff
Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Mitchell Marsh, Ben McDermott, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne.
Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI Key Players Predictions
Best batsman: Babar Azam (Pakistan), Aaron Finch (Australia)
Best Bowler: Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan), Sean Abbott (Australia)
Best All-rounder: Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan), Steve Smith (Australia)
Player of the Match: Aaron Finch (Australia)
Who will win the Match?
According to the match statistics and analysis of the previous season, Australia has the most chances to win the match against Pakistan. Pakistan will put up a tough fight with Australia.
Note: All predictions made in this blog are purely based on the match data analysis and interpretation of the last year and the years before it. Therefore, kindly try your luck on the liked players and franchises based on your wit and knowledge.