The first Test match might not have gone in Pakistan national cricket team’s favour but they are destined to bounce back, The national squad for the second Test against England has been announced. The 16-member squad announced for the first Test has not been changed. The second match of the series will start tomorrow in Southampton.
According to details, the team management has announced the 16-member squad of the national team for the second match of the Test series against England.
It has been reported that the announced squad is the same one that was selected for the first Test match.
The announced squad includes captain Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Shaun Masood, Abid Ali, Imamul Haq, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Kashif Bhatti, Yasir Shah, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Abbas and Sohail Khan.
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It should be noted that the national team has reached Southampton. The second Test match will be played at the Ages Bowl in Southampton from 13 to 17 August.
The third Test match will be played at the Ages Bowl in Southampton from 21 to 25 August . The team will leave for Manchester on 26 August.
The first T20 match will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester on 30 August. The second T20 match will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester on 30 August. The third T20 match will be played at Old Trafford Manchester on September 1 and the team will return to Lahore on 2nd September.
It may be recalled that thanks to the excellent partnership of Jose Butler and Chris Vokes, England defeated Pakistan by 3 wickets in the Manchester Test to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.