History repeating itself in Melbourne? or England will turn the tables?
The final match of the T20 World Cup between England and Pakistan (ENG vs PAK) will be played on Sunday (November 13) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Both the teams would like to name the title for the second time. Pakistan had captured this glittering trophy for the first time in the year 2009.
The teams of England and Pakistan had lost in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup last year. Now both the teams are eyeing the title. In the semi-finals of the 2021 T20 World Cup, England was defeated by New Zealand, while Australia defeated Pakistan and broke its dream of winning the title for the second time.
The teams of England and Pakistan have met a total of 28 times in T20 International matches so far. During this, England’s hand has been heavy. The English team has won 18 matches while Pakistan has been victorious in 9 matches. A T20 match has been inconclusive. Both the teams had recently faced each other in a 7-match T20 bilateral series. In this series held in Pakistan, the visiting England team won the series 4-3.
The teams of England and Pakistan have clashed twice in the T20 World Cup. England has won both the matches. Both the teams have not been able to win any T20 match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground so far. Pakistan team has so far played a total of 2 T20 matches at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in which they have faced defeat. On the other hand, England has played five matches here, in which it has lost four while one match has been inconclusive.