The Sharjah Cricket Stadium will host the first ODI between Pakistan and Australia on March 22, Friday. It will be an important 5-match series before the World Cup. This will be the last assignment for Australia before the mega event. Keep reading to find out the Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI Match Prediction.
Pakistan rested 6 regular players for this series as they have been on the road for quite some time. After the Asia Cup, they hosted Australia and New Zealand in UAE and then, toured South Africa. All the players then played in the PSL. Pakistan is set to tour England just before the World Cup and hence, they rested their key players for the current series.
On the other hand, Australia comes to the UAE full of confidence. They won both the T20I and ODI series against India recently. These will be the last 5 ODIs they play before the World Cup. So, it’s the last opportunity for them to experiment to finalize the squad.
Here is our Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI Match Prediction
Case1: If Pakistan bats first
First Innings score prediction: 260-270
Result prediction: Australia will win the match by 4 wickets
Case2: If Australia bats first
First Innings score prediction: 280-290
Result prediction: Australia will win the match by 20-30 runs
Head to head in ODIs
Total ODIs: 103, Pakistan won: 32, Australia won: 62, Abandoned/No Result/Tied: 9
Pak vs Aus Predicted XIs
Pakistan Predicted XI
Imam-ul-Haq, Abid Ali, Umar Akmal, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Yasir Shah, Faheem Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Usman Shinwari
Australia Predicted XI
Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (wk), Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Pat Cummins, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa
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Pakistan vs Australia 1st ODI Match Prediction: Having rested key members, Pakistan now seems a little weaker in front of Australia who has the momentum with them. The pitch in Sharjah won’t be too different from what the visitors saw in India. Hence, for the starters, Australia seems the favorite one.
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