Pakistan Vs England (Test Match): Preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 | 0

Pakistan Vs England – preview

Pakistan Vs England

Match Information –

Match of – Pakistan VS England

Type – Test match

Tour – Pakistan VS England in UAE

Date –

  • Start – 22nd October 2015
  • End – 26th October 2015

Time – 6:00 GMT

Venue – Dubai International Cricket Stadium

Place – Dubai


Head to Head –

Matches Played – 74

England – 22

Pakistan – 16

Tie/ Abandon – 36

The last test match between these two teams ended as draw.


Possible Lineup –

The possible lineup for this match may be –

England –

Alastair Cook(c), Moeen Ali, James Taylor, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Jonathan Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Mark Wood, Samit Patel, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Chris Jordan

Pakistan –

Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed(w), Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Shan Masood, Shoaib Malik, Younis Khan, Zulfiqar Babar, Imran Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Fawad Alam, Rahat Ali, Junaid Khan, Bilal Asif


Preview –

UAE grounds are like home ground to Pakistan team since they almost play all of their matches at home. Since they can’t host games at home because of political situation, they have adapted to play in UAE for quite a while now and its almost a 2nd home ground for them. The reason I say that is because, when playing in UAE Pakistan team definitely gets an advantage and that will work on their favor. They played well in the first test and could have aimed for the win but couldn’t get to that. They will be hoping to play at the same level in this match as well and if they can do that then they may be able get the upper hand in this match.

England on the other hand is hindered a bit in this pitch as we saw in the first test but they managed to come through with god play on the field. They even managed to get close to winning and its quite clear that they have adapted to UAE. They will play this match with the same vigor as the last match and if they create enough opportunities then they should be able to get something positive from this match.

Prediction –

We predict that this match will end as another draw.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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