Eng vs Pak: In the T20 World Cup Final, Pakistan and England will face each other at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Everyone is eagerly waiting for this high-voltage competition. The two teams’ World Cup journey has been full of ups and downs. In this World Cup, both teams were finding it difficult to play until the semi-finals. But today both teams are in the final. Once either team wins the final, the West Indies will reach the record for winning the T20 World Cup twice. Pakistan won the T20 World Cup in 2009 and England in 2010.
England is advancing head to head
Ahead of the final, if we look at the international T20 statistics of both teams head-to-head, England’s team is far ahead of Pakistan. A total of 28 matches were played between the two teams. Among them, England won 18 matches and Pakistan won 9 matches. There was one inconclusive match. England have the upper hand in the T20 World Cup. A total of 2 T20 World Cup matches were played between the two teams. England won both. England is better than Pakistan in terms of statistics. But given Pakistan’s current level, England would not make the mistake of underestimating them.
2022 is like 1992
If you look at the Pakistan team’s journey into the tournament, the memories of the 1992 ODI World Cup are still fresh. Also in that World Cup, the Pakistan national team reached the final after great difficulties and became the champion. In 1992, Pakistan won its first title after defeating England in the final in Melbourne itself. Pakistan has a chance to repeat history and avenge England’s defeat in 1992.
The two teams’ World Cup journey was very similar. Both teams had to face defeat in the Super 12 stage to the smaller team. Pakistan had to lose to Zimbabwe while England were to lose to Ireland. The two teams reached the final after beating the top of the Super 12 table. It was difficult for Pakistan and England to play until the semi-finals. But in the end, both teams settled their place in the final. An exciting final between Pakistan and England can be watched on Sunday.