Pakistan are coming off a deflating loss where there vulnerabilities against the short ball were clearly highlighted by the Windies bowlers
England have a terrific batting lineup which goes down till number eleven, often being a difference between a win and a loss
Not long ago, England posted a massive 4-0 win over Pakistan which will be fresh in the minds of both the sides
Considering the results of the first two matches of the tournament, England certainly look to be firm favorites to win the upcoming encounter. Having said that, one game is too little a sample size to come to a conclusion about how things are going to unfold going ahead in the tournament. England are coming off a 4-0 victory over Pakistan in same conditions which will certainly inflate the hosts' confidence. Both the sides are well aware of the strength and weaknesses of each other it isn't going to be easy for either of the sides. While the two sides have a bowling unit that is on par, England definitely score higher when it comes to batting. They have the home advantage and that coupled with the reasons mentioned above make England firm favorites to come on top in the upcoming encounter.