Pakistan will face England in the 3rd ODI of the ongoing series in Bristol, as England leading the 5-match series 1-0, with Pakistan looking to make a comeback in the series and England would look to continue their dominancy.
Historic Bristol Country ground was established in 1889, and has the capacity of 15000 people, this venue has never hosted a Test Match, while 1 ODI’s and 3 T20’s have already took place at this Venue.
England and Pakistan’s team at Bristol:
England has played 12 ODI’s at Bristol, and Won 5 of them and lost 5, while 2 matches ended in no result.
Pakistan have played only one ODI at Bristol, back in 1999, when they crushed West Indies by 27 runs to register win in the World cup fixture. Wasim Akram, Azhar Mehmood and Razzaq played a vital role in Pakistan’s victory as Wasim scored a quick fire 43 off 29 balls, while Pakistan’s current bowling coach Azhar Mehmood was named man of the match for scoring 37, and picking up (3/48) while Razzaq got (3/32).
England and Pakistan’s team at Bristol
Pakistan and England have never met in an ODI at Bristol, but both teams have once met in a T20 fixture in 2006, as Pakistan registered a comfortable win in their first ever T20 contest by 5 wickets. Hafeez and Malik are the ones who featured in that T20 game. Hafeez scored 46(40) while Malik got 16(16).
ODI Stats at Bristol:
Teams prefer to bat first as Bristol after winning the toss, as the Average first innings total is 254, Tendulkar has the highest individual score of 140 against Kenya, while Richard Hadlee from New Zealand recorded the best bowling figures of 5/25 against Srilanka in 1983.
England has the highest team total in Bristol, as they gunned down 369/9 against WI in 2017, while Zimbabwe were the victim of lowest total, as they were bowled out for 92 against England in 2003.
Australia chased the highest total at Bristol, as they chased 272/5 against England in 2001.
Centuries at Bristol:
Six Centuries have been scored at Bristol till date.
Tendulkar scored two tons; 140 and 113, while Flintoff has scored 106, Dravid has 104* to his name, Ponting and Moeen Ali have the valuable knocks of 102 upon their sleeves.
Batting Stats from Current England’s Squad:
Root has played 3 matches, and have scored 144 runs, averaging 144, with one half century.
Moeen Ali has played one match and has scored 102, averaging 102, while one century.
Bowling Stats from Current England’s squad:
Liam Plunkett has played 3 matches, and have picked up 8 wickets, averaging 14, with the economy rate of 5.2.
Adil Rasheed has played 3 matches too, and have picked up 8 wickets with the average of 15.1 and the economy rate of 5.0