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PAK vs ENG: Pakistan’s master plan, will bring back these two deadly bowlers for the second Test match

by Soumadeep Bagchi

PAK vs ENG: A three-match Test series is being played between Pakistan and England, in which the visiting team has taken a 1-0 lead.

PAK vs ENG: The first Test match played between Pakistan and England in Rawalpindi was named after Ben Stokes and Company. In the match between the two teams that lasted till the last day, England won in a dramatic way and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series being played under the World Test Championship. England’s victory dealt a blow to Pakistan’s hopes of playing in the final of the Test Championship.

Haris Rauf out of series due to injury
Pakistan, however, have their sights set on the second Test and will need to win it at any cost to stay alive in the series. Meanwhile, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is preparing to add two of its experienced fast bowlers to the team before this match to be held in Multan. The PCB is planning to add Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali to Pakistan’s squad for the remaining two Tests after fast bowler Haris Rauf was ruled out of the series against England on Tuesday with a grade two injury to his right thigh. . The 29-year-old Rauf, who made his debut in this format during the first Test against England in Rawalpindi, bowled 13 overs on a flat pitch on the first day and proved to be very expensive. Later he got injured while fielding. Rauf did not bowl again in the match after this and was ruled out of the entire series.

Pakistan lacks fast bowlers
The Pakistan team now has only three fast bowlers out of which Mohammad Wasim Jr is awaiting his Test debut while Mohammad Ali also made his debut during the first Test. A reliable source has meanwhile said that the team management is preparing to add other players to the team before the second Test starting on December 9. The source said, “Hasan Ali and Mohammad Abbas are likely to be added to the team as the team also lacks bowlers to bowl in the nets. But the plan is probably to go with three spinners and only two fast bowlers in the second Test as efforts are on to prepare a spin-friendly pitch in Multan.

Rameez Raja disappointed with the pitch
Meanwhile, a source said that PCB chairman Rameez Raja is not happy with the performance of the Pakistan team in the first Test. The source said former Test captain Raja has sent chief selector Mohammad Wasim and head of domestic cricket Nadeem Khan to Multan to work with batting coach Mohammad Yousuf to prepare a result-oriented pitch for the second Test. The second Test will be played in Multan from December 9 while the third Test will be played in Karachi from December 17.

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