New faces in the Pak­istan Test squad

The Miracle - - Sports -

LONDON: Pak­istan named a rel­a­tively in­ex­pe­ri­enced side for their Test tours of Eng­land and Ire­land. There were five un­capped play­ers in the squad of 15, with eight oth­ers who had played only 20 Tests or fewer. Two of the five, Ima­mul Haq and Fa­heem Ashraf, earned their Test caps in the his­toric Test against Ire­land in Malahide. The team did well to deny Ire­land a win in their maiden Test match. But with the team now set to take on Eng­land in three Tests start­ing May 24 at Lord’s, the chal­lenge only gets tougher for the young brigade. Here’s a closer look at what they have to of­fer.

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