England’s cricket group arrived in Pakistan early Sunday to play three Assessments for the primary time within the nation since 2005.
England performed a profitable Twenty20 collection two months in the past in Pakistan however have declined to play a Check match there for 17 years due to the precarious safety state of affairs.
England’s Check skipper Ben Stokes quashed all fears following a optimistic safety recommendation.
“It’s been a long time since England have played Test cricket in Pakistan,” Stokes stated in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Pakistan, led by star batter Babar Azam, will likely be with out key quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi who’s nursing a knee harm and skilled leg-spinner Yasir Shah, not chosen because of poor kind.
England quick bowler Mark Wooden is unsure for the primary Check with a hip harm whereas skilled James Anderson, the one survivor of the 2005 tour however didn’t determine within the 2-Zero collection defeat, will lead the assault.