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England versus Pakistan Betting Tips and Preview

Test (2018-05-24) Lord's

Highlights
  • Pakistan won 8 of the last 14 matches between these two sides.

  • England have won 2 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • Pakistan have won 3 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • Pakistan are rated 7 points ahead of England in the Cricsq ratings.

  • The team batting first won the last 9 out the last 11 non-draw matches played at Lord's.

Betting Tips
  • Back Pakistan to win with half stake (odds at time of writing 6.8 on Betfair).

Pitch Analysis

There have been 14 Test matches since 2010 at Lord's. The next section will examine those matches.

376 is the average first innings score at Lord's in Test matches. 123, 458 and 339 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

53% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This exceeds the global average of 51% of runs in Tests since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Lord's strike at 51.1 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 52.7 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 9 out the last 11 non-draw matches played at Lord's.

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England Overview

England have won 2 of their last 10 Test matches. Their last match against New Zealand ended in a draw.

The top order batting options for England are Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman and Joe Root. Joe Root averages 52.6 and has scored at a strike rate of 55.0. Alastair Cook has batted less well in the year averaging 38.8. His overall test average is 46.4 with a strike rate of 47.0. Mark Stoneman has a an average of 30.2 with a strike rate of 45.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler. Jonny Bairstow has a an average of 39.2 with a strike rate of 55.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 34.3. Ben Stokes has a an average of 35.2 with a strike rate of 62.0. He has performed better last year averaging 39.4. Jos Buttler has batted less well in the year averaging 0.0. His overall test average is 31.4 with a strike rate of 56.0. Dawid Malan averages 31.0 and has scored at a strike rate of 42.0.

The pace bowling options for England are James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes and Mark Wood. James Anderson has a an taken 451 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.73. Stuart Broad has a an taken 398 Test wickets and conceeded 2.97 runs an over. Ben Stokes has a an taken 95 Test wickets and conceeded 3.36 runs an over. Chris Woakes has a an taken 60 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.08. Mark Wood has a an taken 28 Test wickets and conceeded 3.31 runs an over.

The spin bowling options for England ar and Joe Root. Joe Root has an economy rate of 3.01 and has taken 19 Test wickets.

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Pakistan Overview

Pakistan have won 3 of their last 10 Test matches. They beat Ireland in their last match.

The top order batting options for Pakistan are Sami Aslam, Imam-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali and Babar Azam. Imam-ul-Haq averages 81.0 and has scored at a strike rate of 55.0. Azhar Ali has batted less well in the year averaging 27.8. His overall test average is 45.8 with a strike rate of 42.0. Sami Aslam has a an average of 31.6 with a strike rate of 39.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 23.3. Babar Azam has batted less well in the year averaging 18.7. His overall test average is 24.9 with a strike rate of 45.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Ahmed. Asad Shafiq averages 39.5 and has scored at a strike rate of 48.0. Sarfraz Ahmed has a an average of 24.5 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 39.2. He has a strike rate of 72.0. Haris Sohail has a an average of 35.7 with a strike rate of 46.0.

The pace bowling options for Pakistan are Mohammad Amir, Rahat Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali and Faheem Ashraf. Mohammad Amir has a an taken 100 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.88. Rahat Ali has a an taken 58 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.21. Mohammad Abbas has a an taken 32 Test wickets and conceeded 2.49 runs an over. Hasan Ali has a an taken 6 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.3. Faheem Ashraf has a an taken 1 Test wickets and conceeded 3.0 runs an over.

The spin bowling options for Pakistan are Shadab Khan and Haris Sohail. Shadab Khan has a an taken 5 Test wickets and conceeded 2.85 runs an over. Haris Sohail has a an taken 5 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.76.

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The Verdict

Pakistan are rated 7 points ahead of England in the Cricsq ratings. They have 92 points whereas England have 85.

At the time of writing England are favorites on Betfair at 1.49. Pakistan are 6.8.

I suggest backing Pakistan to win this match. At the prices Pakistan represent the value bet in this match.

England Squad
Alastair Cook

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Alastair Cook has played in 154 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 12028 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 45.7. He has a strike rate of 47.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 48.2 and against spin it is 44.5.

Cook has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.33 runs per over.

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Mark Stoneman

Current Form:

Mark Stoneman has played in 10 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 513 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 30.2. He has a strike rate of 45.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 46.8 and against spin it is 38.0.

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Joe Root

Current Form:

Joe Root has played in 67 Test Matches. He has scored 5 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 5843 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 52.6. He has a strike rate of 55.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 58.7 and against pace it is 53.2.

Root has taken 19 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.01 runs per over.

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Dawid Malan

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Dawid Malan has played in 12 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 650 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 31.0. He has a strike rate of 41.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 44.0 and against spin it is 36.0.

Malan has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.69 runs per over.

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Ben Stokes

Current Form:

Ben Stokes has played in 41 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2532 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 35.2. He has a strike rate of 61.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 64.1 and against spin it is 58.2.

Stokes has taken 95 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.36 runs per over.

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Chris Woakes

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Chris Woakes has played in 23 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 846 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 28.2. He has a strike rate of 46.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 56.5 and against spin it is 35.6.

Woakes has taken 60 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.08 runs per over.

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Jonny Bairstow

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Jonny Bairstow has played in 52 Test Matches. He has scored 2 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3293 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.2. He has a strike rate of 55.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Jos Buttler

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Jos Buttler has played in 18 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 784 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 31.4. He has a strike rate of 55.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 59.0 and against pace it is 52.7.

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Stuart Broad

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Stuart Broad has played in 116 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2974 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 20.2. He has a strike rate of 65.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 76.7 and against spin it is 47.7.

Broad has taken 410 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.98 runs per over.

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Mark Wood

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Mark Wood has played in 11 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 280 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 18.7. He has a strike rate of 59.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 66.7 and against spin it is 44.0.

Wood has taken 28 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.31 runs per over.

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James Anderson

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James Anderson has played in 136 Test Matches.

He has scored 1130 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 9.8. He has a strike rate of 40.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Anderson has taken 531 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.9 runs per over.

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Pakistan Squad
Sami Aslam

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Sami Aslam has played in 13 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 758 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 31.6. He has a strike rate of 39.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 50.1 and against pace it is 34.2.

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Imam-ul-Haq

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Imam-ul-Haq has played in 1 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 81 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 81.0. He has a strike rate of 55.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 55.5 and against spin it is 0.

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Azhar Ali

Current Form:

Azhar Ali has played in 63 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 5135 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 45.8. He has a strike rate of 41.6. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Ali has taken 8 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 4.26 runs per over.

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Asad Shafiq

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Asad Shafiq has played in 59 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3677 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.5. He has a strike rate of 47.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 51.2 and against pace it is 44.0.

Shafiq has taken 2 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.35 runs per over.

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Haris Sohail

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Haris Sohail has played in 3 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 214 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 35.7. He has a strike rate of 46.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 48.9 and against pace it is 41.8.

Sohail has taken 5 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.76 runs per over.

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Babar Azam

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Babar Azam has played in 12 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 548 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 24.9. He has a strike rate of 45.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 48.1 and against pace it is 43.5.

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Sarfraz Ahmed

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Sarfraz Ahmed has played in 39 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2236 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.2. He has a strike rate of 72.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 85.4 and against pace it is 60.8.

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Shadab Khan

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Shadab Khan has played in 2 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 76 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 25.3. He has a strike rate of 48.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 45.6.

Khan has taken 5 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.85 runs per over.

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Faheem Ashraf

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Faheem Ashraf has played in 1 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 83 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 83.0. He has a strike rate of 72.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 140.0 and against pace it is 69.1.

Ashraf has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.0 runs per over.

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Mohammad Amir

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Mohammad Amir has played in 31 Test Matches.

He has scored 658 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 13.2. He has a strike rate of 36.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 37.8 and against spin it is 35.3.

Amir has taken 100 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.88 runs per over.

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Hasan Ali

Current Form:

Hasan Ali has played in 2 Test Matches.

He has scored 60 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 30.0. He has a strike rate of 117.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 129.4 and against pace it is 94.1.

Ali has taken 6 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.3 runs per over.

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Rahat Ali

Current Form:

Rahat Ali has played in 21 Test Matches.

He has scored 136 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 7.6. He has a strike rate of 36.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 37.3 and against spin it is 34.6.

Ali has taken 58 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.21 runs per over.

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Mohammad Abbas

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Mohammad Abbas has played in 6 Test Matches.

He has scored 15 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 5.0. He has a strike rate of 11.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 16.7 and against spin it is 3.4.

Abbas has taken 32 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.49 runs per over.

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