Pak vs Eng Everything you need to
As the two teams get ready to fight for their pride, here are things you need to know before watching the game
Rain is expected on the first day, but the remaining days seem safe from the clouds. It is forecasted that humidity will be around 60-70% and the temperature would be about 12-23 degrees Celsius.
Old Trafford has always supported quick bowlers, but a quality batsman has always found a way to put runs on the board in Manchester. Fan favorites might not play.
Pakistan’s left-handed batsman Fawad Alam has been included in the 16 man squad, but sources claim that he will not be a part of the game, but anything can happen. Still, now his fans can only pray and hope
that he finally gets the opportunity he very much deserves.
On the other side, World cup hero Ben Stokes is still a doubt as he injured his quad during the Windies vs. England series. Ben stokes’ selection
will be decided on the day of the game and will play if he feels better as he is one of the most crucial
Many people might not know, but Pakistan is the fiercest opponents of England on their past decade’s soil.
In the past decade, the teams played 3 series’ out of which Pakistan lost once but that victory over Pakistan didn’t make the first page of the newspaper as 3 Pakistani players were involved in a spot-fixing scandal and were sentenced to jail for a short time but banned for a long period.
On the other 2 series’ Pakistan and England settled for a draw. This is a substantial positive for Pakistan and a robust worrying point for England.
England’s bad hobby
The English team has seemed to make a habit of losing the first test match of the series, and this might prove costly against Pakistan because they are heading in the series with many talented young players who may as well need a bit of confidence to make their mark. Pakistan is going with fiery paced
bowlers such as Naseem Shah and Shaheen.