PAK vs ENG: Babar Azam, Shaheen Afridi shine in 2nd practice match

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

12th Jul, 2020. 03:17 pm
Babar Azam Pak practice match in England

Babar Azam and Shaheen Shah Afridi impressed for opposing sides during the first day of Pakistan’s second intra-squad clash.

Babar Azam’s side, PCB Green, made 318-8 in their 90 overs with the help of some impressive batting from Babar (82 retired not out) and Abid Ali (71), while wicketkeeper-batsman Muhammad Rizwan was unbeaten on 47.

Meanwhile, Young pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi was the pick of the bunch among the bowlers as he claimed 4-91 and was well-supported by the experienced Muhammad Abbas, who claimed 2-49 himself.

Earlier, The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had released the schedule of Test and T20I series played between Pakistan and England.

The team will move to Derbyshire on 13 July (Monday) before arriving Manchester on August 1.

Pakistan, England Cricket Board Releases Schedule:

5-9 Aug – 1st Test, Old Trafford

13-17 Aug – 2nd Test, Ageas Bowl

21-25 Aug – 3rd Test, Ageas Bowl

28 Aug – 1st T20I, Old Trafford

30 Aug – 2nd T20I, Old Trafford

1 Sep – 3rd T20I, Old Trafford

On the other hand, Former legendary cricketer Shahid Afridi had announced that Pakistan team will have his namesake foundation’s logo featured on their playing kits for the upcoming Test and T20I series against England.

Taking to Twitter, Afridi in response to a tweet from Pak Passion’s Saj Sajid who suggested that the team should have logos of local charity organizations in the event that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) fails to find sponsors.

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