PESHAWAR, 12 October: Pakistan will face England in the first match of three Test series in Abu Dhabi tomorrow. The match will start at 9.30am Pakistan standard time. Captain Misbah-ul-Haq will lead Pakistani team.

Both teams have played 73 Test matches to date, out of which England won 22 while Pakistan remained successful in 16 matches. However 35 matches were draw. Pakistan stands fourth  in world Test ranking. In case Pakistan whitewashes England in the Test series, it will move to the second position in ICC Test ranking.

Pakistani spin bowler Yasir Shah received injury in back during practice and he unlikely to play the first, said Misbah-ul-Haq. Similarly  English fast bowler Steve Finn is already out of team due to injury.

— Compiled from media reports


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