Britain won the throw and decided to bat first in the main Test against the Men dressed in Green on Pakistani turf in 17 years at the Rawalpindi Cricket Arena.
The beginning of the main Test was tossed into uncertainty after up to seven of the visiting side’s players, including commander Ben Stirs up, got a viral disease.
same number of care staff were likewise disappeared.
“The two loads up examined the episode of a viral contamination in the Britain camp and consistently consented to postpone the choice on the beginning of the primary Test until 07:30am Pakistan time (02:30 GMT) tomorrow,” said a Pakistan Cricket Load up (PCB) discharge.
Regardless of long periods of consultations, a choice on whether to defer the match or play on time couldn’t be made on Wednesday and the administration of the two groups consistently consented to postpone the choice on the initiation of the principal Test.
On Thursday morning, the Britain and Ribs Cricket Board (ECB) informed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that they will actually want to handle a playing XI, after the side’s clinical board gave players leeway to play today.
England Test squad
Ben Stirs up (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Joe Root, James Anderson, Harry Stream, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Rehan Ahmed, Will Jacks, Keaton Jennings, Jack Filter, Liam Livingstone, Jamie Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Imprint Wood.
Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Abdullah Shafique, Abrar Ahmed, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shan Masood and Zahid Mehmood.