Pakistan acquired the toss and elected to bat throughout the first Test in opposition to England at Old Trafford on Wednesday (at current).
Skipper Azhar Ali instructed media officers: “Obviously the overhead circumstances will help the bowlers nevertheless we have been very clear in our heads that we have to bat first.
“Because of the composition of the workforce, we wished an all-rounder which moreover means we’ll have two leg-spinners.
“Coming to England will always be a downside nevertheless we’re up for it and have to make sure that we go positively, start properly and take it on from there.
“It’s good to be once more having fun with cricket and that folk can watch at dwelling all through these strong situations.”
After cricket made a return after 7 months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Azhar XI is all set to hit the underside with its having fun with 11.
The English workforce hosted the West Indies workforce closing month which was moreover the return of worldwide cricket.
The English workforce acquired the assortment in opposition to West Indies by 2-1 and however as soon as extra they urged as a result of the hardest competitor to defeat at dwelling.