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Pakistan will be up against England in first test today


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

05th Aug, 2020. 09:47 am
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Pakistan will be up against England in the first Test match of 3 test match series starting Wednesday.

Looking at the history, Pakistani Team has the ability to perform and win games in English situations.

Making the cricketing comeback after 7 months, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Azhar XI is all set to hit the ground with its playing 11.

The English team hosted the West Indies team last month which was also the return of international cricket after the COVID-19 outbreak.

The English team won the series against West Indies by 2-1 and yet again they urged as the toughest competitor to defeat at home.

AZHAR XI has won the most number of games on English soil and also has the second-highest winning percentage after South Africa.

Squads:

Azhar XI:

Squad: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali(c), Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Shadab Khan, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Fawad Alam, Sohail Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Kashif Bhatti

England:

Squad: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Sam Curran

Where the Match will be played?

The match will be played in Old Trafford, Manchester.

When the match will be started?

The match will be started at 3:00 pm (PST).

Schedule of three test series 

Match Schedule 

Aug 05, Wed – Aug 09, Sun

England vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Aug 13, Thu – Aug 17, Mon

England vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Aug 21, Fri – Aug 25, Tue

England vs Pakistan, 3rd Test, The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Aug 28, Fri

England vs Pakistan, 1st T20I, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Aug 30, Sun

England vs Pakistan, 2nd T20I, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Sep 01, Tue

England vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

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