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Another ODI in 2019, another promising performance.

Australia picked up their fourth straight ODI victory with a solid display in Sharjah. The bowlers kept a lid on Pakistan’s scoring rate for the majority of their innings, before batting beautifully after a good death period for Pakistan. That Aaron Finch hit a century is a huge boost for Australia, in conjunction with Shaun Marsh’s strong knock which creates further headaches for the selectors. Can the Aussies continue picking up form ahead of the World Cup?

Pakistan played one of the more traditional ODI innings you’ll see. Their scoring rate throughout their innings was not in-line with what you’d see in ODI cricket these days. That they kept wickets in hand and scored what seemed a challenging total was encouraging. Haris Sohail continued his good start to his ODI career, and had enough support. However, Pakistan’s bowling was quite toothless, and need an improvement today.

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Key to a Pakistan win

You feel Pakistan’s batting lineup from the first ODI needs some changing up in the second. A top three of Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood and Haris Sohail was going to mean some dot balls. Here, Pakistan might be well-advised to send in the attacking Umar Akmal at three, providing some all-important impetus in the early and middle overs. Then, the likes of Haris Sohail and Shoaib Malik can consolidate, paving the way for another late-overs surge.

However, the biggest key for Pakistan is an improved bowling display. Mohammad Amir’s white-ball form for Pakistan continues to prove underwhelming, which might mean Usman Khan Shinwari is a key addition for this match. Mohammad Abbas will be a steady option, but will Pakistan be better served testing the promising Mohammad Hasnain? Also, Pakistan need Yasir Shah to deliver wickets with his legspin in the crucial middle overs. Can Pakistan break the Finch-Khawaja partnership early, and get into Australia’s in-form middle order as early as possible?

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Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images. Pakistan vs Australia 2nd ODI Preview Dream11 – Haris Sohail averages 48+ after 27 ODIs.

Key to an Australia win

There are indeed more headaches for the selectors. Where David Warner and Steve Smith fit back in is a big question after Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh were superb in the first ODI. Those two will be key again against a Pakistan attack looking for more penetration, along with Usman Khawaja, whose opening partnership with Aaron Finch is proving to be a very good one. If Australia’s top three can set the platform for the likes of Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis to play with freedom, it could be a tough outing for Pakistan.

Also, can Australia build pressure on Pakistan’s top order? The first ODI saw Australia keep the scoring rate relatively quiet in the opening 30-35 overs, which gave the Aussies a chance to restrict Pakistan below 250. However, the death bowling and tactics is an area for improvement, conceding 55 in the final five overs to give Pakistan a score they didn’t look all likely to get. If Jhye Richardson is retained, can he have a better day? Will Nathan Lyon and Adam Zampa prove to be difficult to get away again? A big opportunity awaits Australia.

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Photo by KARIM SAHIB / AFP)KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images. Pakistan vs Australia 2nd ODI Preview Dream11 – Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh were superb.

Possible Playing 11

Pakistan could make changes to their batting order, as well as personnel in their bowling attack. Mohammad Hasnain could get a look in, as well as Usman Khan Shinwari. This attack gives Pakistan a better chance of wickets in white-ball cricket.

Pakistan: 1. Imam-ul-Haq, 2. Shan Masood, 3. Umar Akmal, 4. Haris Sohail, 5. Shoaib Malik (c), 6. Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 7. Faheem Ashraf, 8. Imad Wasim, 9. Yasir Shah, 10. Mohammad Amir/Usman Shinwari, 11. Mohammad Hasnain

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Australia could look to bring Pat Cummins after a rest from the first ODI. If he is brought back, it could be for Jhye Richardson, who was expensive in the first match.

Australia: 1. Usman Khawaja, 2. Aaron Finch (c), 3. Peter Handscomb, 4. Shaun Marsh, 5. Glenn Maxwell, 6. Marcus Stoinis, 7. Alex Carey (wk), 8. Jhye Richardson/Pat Cummins, 9. Nathan Coulter-Nile, 10. Nathan Lyon, 11. Adam Zampa

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Stats and Facts

  • Australia have not won five ODIs in a row since 2015, which included their run to World Cup glory.
  • Australia have won six of their last seven ODIs vs Pakistan in UAE. They haven’t lost to Pakistan in Sharjah since 1990.
  • Pakistan have won three out of 17 completed ODIs against top eight ODI opposition since the start of 2017.

Match Prediction

Changes to Pakistan’s bowling attack will give them a greater chance in this match.

However, Australia are playing with great confidence right now, and I back them to win and make it 2-0.

Thanks for reading!

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Charbel Coorey
Charbel Cooreyhttps://cricblog.net
Charbel is the owner & founder of cricblog.net, based in Sydney, Australia. He started the website to fulfill his love for the game of cricket. Charbel has been featured on other publications including OP India, Times of India, and The Roar, among others. He is also a keen fantasy sports player. Charbel has also had the privilege of interviewing cricketers on the CricBlog TV YouTube channel, including James Neesham, Rassie van der Dussen, Andrew Tye, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat and Saurabh Netravalkar: https://www.youtube.com/@cricblogtv For any story tips or questions, you can contact Charbel at charbelcoorey@cricblog.net.

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