Pakistan’s Test captain Azhar Ali has said that his side have always performed well in England.
“Our tours of England have always been challenging but our past performances within the country are encouraging,” the batsman said while speaking with the media via videoconference. “We will attempt to repeat them and check out our greatest to enhance them.”
He said that the side won the tours in 2016 and 2018 went well for the side and that they also won the Champions Trophy in 2017. “We did not qualify for the 2019 World Cup semi-finals but played well.”
The batsman added that England crowd have always been very supportive of Pakistan and therefore the Pakistan fans attend the games in big numbers. “Unfortunately, they won’t be ready to do so this point around but we’ll attempt to entertain all those fans — who are watching the matches reception — with our performances.”
He went on to mention that England have had a fragile batting unit ever since former captain Sir Alastair Cook retired from the sport . “They have tried many combinations. Their top-order has begun to urge somewhat settled but they weren’t confident with them earlier.”
He added that Pakistan bowlers have shown remarkable improvement. “The way Shaheen Shah Afridi has bowled, any side within the world will search to him. we’ve Naseem Shah in our pace battery who bowls with great pace and that we have the experience of Mohammad Abbas also .
“We have youngsters within the mix too but the three bowlers, which i discussed , can trouble any batting lineup.”