England will be hoping to continue the winning habit on Thursday when they take on Pakistan in the first of three Twenty20 internationals.
Led by Alastair Cook, England’s One Day International side secured a 4-0 whitewash over Pakistan this week, responding superbly to the 3-0 defeat in the Test series.
England will now be hoping to finish the tour on a high with a decent performance in the Twenty20 matches. If they can win this mini-series, they can go home with their heads held high, which is quite something after the hammering in the Test matches.
With the third format of the tour, England will also have their third captain of the tour in the shape of Stuart Broad. He will hope his team can show why they are World Twenty20 Champions.
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The next Twenty20 World Cup is later this year too, so England will hope to win this series in order to build momentum for the rest of 2012 in this format.
Looking at the team England are likely to pick, Cook will remain with the squad after originally being left out of the Twenty20 side and he could continue an opening partnership with Kevin Pietersen that blossomed in the ODI series.
Elsewhere, the likes of Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow will look to make an impact for the first time on the tour, while Ravi Bopara and Graeme Swann are likely to come in after being rested for the final ODI match.
Then, England have somewhat of a selection headache with their seamers. With Steven Finn in fantastic form and Jade Dernbach performing well on Tuesday, James Anderson could be the man to miss out.
For Pakistan, their captain Misbah ul-Haq has spoken of his team’s determination to respond to the 4-0 ODI series defeat in a positive manner. It was such a significant Test series win for Pakistan and they will want to finish their duel with England on the back of a Twenty20 series win.
The first of three Twenty20 internationals takes place in Dubai from 4pm on Thursday afternoon