Manchester, August 4
When West Indies left England for dwelling final week having misplaced the Test sequence, they have been disenchanted whereas additionally relieved. The bio-secure bubble England set as much as permit worldwide cricket to restart throughout the coronavirus pandemic labored brilliantly, however to dwell in it wasn’t simple. Pakistan have been dwelling that standard for 5 weeks in preparation for their very own three-Test sequence in opposition to England, which begins right here tomorrow. Finding a option to keep recent might be key, Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq admitted. “Once you are in, pressures just build sometimes, but we’ll try to keep it so they are mentally fresh regardless of the results,” he mentioned.
Their sequence might be simply as congested because the West Indies one — three Tests in 21 days.
Pakistan are anticipated to present England stiffer opposition. The quick bowling matches up with West Indies’, the spin choices are of upper high quality, and the batting has extra depth. Pakistan might play two leggies — Yasir Shah and Shadab Khan. — PTI