Pakistan spinner Yasir will return to the Pakistan side after an injury in the 2nd Test against England at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015.
Azhar Ali recovered from a toe injury but had to return to Pakistan after the news of the death of his mother-in-law.
Pakistan wins the toss and elected to bat first on a flat track.
For England Ben Stokes missed practice session after complaining of stomach upset, but his situation will be accessed just before the game starts.
Weather and pitch conditions:
The forecast is for hot weather in Abu Dhabi, and it will take a toll on the players.
The grass has been shaved from the track after which the pitch is expected to support the bowlers as well as the batsmen.
After surpassing Javed Miandad’s record to become the highest scorer of Pakistan, Younis Khan is just short of 103 runs to become the first Pakistan player to reach 9000 runs in Tests.
Englan’s Ian Bell will level with David Gower as England’s fourth most-capped player playing 117 Tests. Follow the Pak vs Eng 2nd Test live cricket score and commentary here.
The squads is as below:
Pakistan: Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Hafeez, Shan Masood, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Zulfiqar Babar and Yasir Shah and Imran Khan.
England: Moeen Ali, Ian Bell, Jos Buttler, Alastair Cook, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Mark Wood and James Anderson.
TV Telecast and live streaming online info:
Viewers in Pakistan can view the match live on PTV Sports while Ten Sports will be broadcasting the series in India.
Willow TV in the U.S, SuperSports in South Africa and Sky Sports in the U.K will telecast live in the respective countries.
Pakistan viewers can watch the live streaming online free on PTVSports.com here or HERE.
Even Ten Sports will live streaming at Live.Tensports.com here.
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