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Australia versus Pakistan Betting Tips and Preview

T20I (2018-10-24) Abu Dhabi (SZS)

Highlights
  • Australia won 7 of the last 15 between these two sides.

  • Australia have won 7 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Pakistan have won 9 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Pakistan are rated 26 points ahead of Australia in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 33 out the last 63 completed matches played at Abu Dhabi (SZS) have been won by the team batting second.

Betting Tips
  • Back Pakistan to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.08 on Betfair).

Head to Head

Australia and Pakistan have played each other 15 times since 2010. They have each won 7 matches.

Pakistan won the last series between these two teams 2-1 earlier this year.

Pitch Analysis

Abu Dhabi (SZS) has hosted 64 T20 matches since 2010. The rest of the metrics in this section will look at those matches.

The average first innings score at Abu Dhabi (SZS) is 142 in matches where the full 20 overs were available. 200 has been breached 4 times at this venue in T20s since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 117, 124 and 102.

47% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batters at Abu Dhabi (SZS) strike at 108.8 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 106.3 against spin.

33 out the last 63 completed matches played at Abu Dhabi (SZS) have been won by the team batting second.

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Australia Overview

Australia have won 7 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They beat United Arab Emirates in their last match. They bowled well to restrict United Arab Emirates to 117 for 6. They then chased this score down to win the match.

D'Arcy Short was the top run scorer with 68 off 53 balls. Chris Lynn scored 20 off 13 balls. The next highest score was 18 by Glenn Maxwell.

Adam Zampa was their best bowler. He took 0 for 22 off 4.0 overs. Ashton Agar went for 3.33 an over. Nathan Coulter-Nile took 2 wicket and had an economy rate of 5.0.

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Pakistan Overview

Pakistan have won 9 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They beat Australia in their last match. They bowled well to restrict Australia to 183 for 8. They then chased this score down to win the match.

Fakhar Zaman was the top run scorer with 91 off 46 balls. Shoaib Malik scored 43 off 37 balls. The next highest score was 28 by Sarfraz Ahmed.

Hasan Ali was their best bowler. He took 1 for 38 off 4.0 overs. Shaheen Afridi also bowled well. He went for 8.0 an over. Faheem Ashraf took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 9.5.

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The Verdict

Pakistan are rated 26 points ahead of Australia in the Cricsq ratings. They have 139 points whereas Australia have 113.

At the time of writing Australia are favorites on Betfair at 1.91. Pakistan are 2.08.

I suggest backing Pakistan to win this match. They are currently 2.08 on Betfair. At the prices Pakistan represent the value bet in this match.

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