WORCESTERSHIRE (City News) – The second two-day practice match of Pakistan has begun in Worcestershire ahead of England series as Azhar Ali and Sarfraz Ahmed are leading Green Team and White Team respectively, Dunya News reported on Saturday.
Pakistan team, scheduled to play three Tests and as many Twenty20s against England, will reach Derbyshire on July 13 after the practice match. The series begins on August 5 with first Test match.
Green Team: Azhar Ali (c), Babar Azam, Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Musa and Usman Shinwari.
White Team: Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Faheem, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah and Rohail Nazir.
Pakistan’s Tour Schedule:
11-12 Jul – Practice, intra-squad matches and rest at New Road
13 Jul – Travel to Derbyshire
15-30 Jul – Practice, intra-squad matches and rest, The County Ground
1 Aug – Travel to Manchester
5-9 Aug – 1st Test, Old Trafford
10 Aug – Travel to Southampton
13-17 Aug – 2nd Test, Ageas Bowl
21-25 Aug – 3rd Test, Ageas Bowl
26 Aug – Travel to Manchester
28 Aug – 1st T20I, Old Trafford
30 Aug – 2nd T20I, Old Trafford
1 Sep – 3rd T20I, Old Trafford
2 Sep – Departure for Lahore