Pakistan vs England Test to Go Ahead as Per Schedule; ECB in a Position to Field an XI
Earlier, after several members of the touring squad fell ill with a viral infection there we talks about postponing the start of the series by a day and till Wednesday late evening, but a decision on whether to start the first Test was not taken.
Historic Pakistan Test to go ahead despite virus striking England players
England’s first Test in Pakistan in 17 years derailed by ‘viral infection’ECB have confirmed they have enough players to field an XIThe long-awaited first Test between Pakistan and England in Rawalpindi will begin as planned after the tourists confirmed they have enough fit players to field a team.England’s first Test match on Pakistani soil for 17 years had been thrown into turmoil when a “viral infection” swept through the touring party during…
Virus-hit England 174-0 at lunch in 1st test vs Pakistan
By RIZWAN ALI AP Sports Writer RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Zak Crawley and Ben Duckett have provided virus-hit England with an electrifying start to its first test in Pakistan in 17 years. Crawley, one of the lucky England players not to get affected by the viral infection which affected six or seven of his teammates, was unbeaten on 91 off 79 balls as the visitors stormed to 174-0 at lunch on Day 1. Left-handed Ben Duckett, playing his first te…