England are set to take on Pakistan in the ODI series, the first of which gets underway at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on on July 8, Thursday. A day ago, seven COVID positive tests in the England camp has caused quite a stir as they were forced to name an entirely new squad for the series. This new squad, led by Ben Stokes, has plenty of new faces and since they have been named in such a short span of time, things might just be a bit difficult for them, going up against a full-strength Pakistan side who, would be aiming at recreating the magic they did four years ago in the Champions Trophy, here in England.ENG vs PAK 2021: Seven Members Of England ODI Team Test Positive For COVID-19
But the World Cup champions wouldn't be easy to defeat on home turf. Even with the current squad in isolation, their team boasts of the likes of Stokes, Dawid Malan and also Zak Crawley, who can prove to be important players.
ENG vs PAK, 1st ODI 2021, Dream11 Team Prediction: Wicket-Keepers – Sarfaraz Ahmed (PAK) and Mohammad Rizwan (PAK) can be the keepers.
ENG vs PAK, 1st ODI 2021, Dream11 Team Prediction: Batsmen – Babar Azam (PAK), Dawid Malan (ENG), Zak Crawley (ENG) and Fakhar Zaman (PAK) can be named as the batsmen.
ENG vs PAK, 1st ODI 2021, Dream11 Team Prediction: All-Rounders –Ben Stokes (ENG) and Shadab Khan (PAK) can be the all-rounders in your team.
ENG vs PAK, 1st ODI 2021, Dream11 Team Prediction: Bowlers –Craig Overton (ENG), Hasan Ali (PAK) and Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK) could be picked as the bowlers.
ENG vs PAK, 1st ODI 2021, Dream11 Team Prediction: Sarfaraz Ahmed (PAK), Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam (PAK), Dawid Malan (ENG), Zak Crawley (ENG), Fakhar Zaman (PAK), Ben Stokes (ENG), Shadab Khan (PAK) and Criag Overton (ENG), Hasan Ali (PAK) and Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK).
Ben Stokes (ENG) can be named captain of your ENG vs PAK Dream11 Fantasy team with Babar Azam (PAK) being chosen as vice-captain.
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