By Bhawna Rawat, Updated : Aug 05, 2020 10:49 IST
England Vs Pakistan 1st test match to begin today in Old Trafford Manchester

Pakistan’s tour of England consisting of a three match test series to begin from today. First test match will be played in Old Trafford between the two teams. Both the teams have geared up for the challenge, England is already in action of cricket whereas Pakistan to play its first international match amid Corona virus pandemic. 

Pakistan team has arrived a month before the tournament & gone through a proper quarantine & necessary safety measure test. Pakistan has announced its 16-man squad for 1st test match & is ready to put a fight against England.  

Pakistan’s head coach & chief selector Mishab-ul-Haq has not ruled out the possibility of playing two spinners in the first match. England have named an unchanged 14man squad for their three-test match series against Pakistan.  

Earlier England won test series against West Indies. After Covid-19 pandemic England is the first country to restart the international cricket. This the third tournament of cricket hosted by England amid pandemic. 

First test match will be held from 5-9 August in Old Trafford Manchester, the weather for the first day seems to be a bit breezy & light rain is expected. Match will start from 3:30PM (IST). As earlier it will be a no-in person match, live telecast will be available on Sony Network & live streaming will be available on Sony Liv app.  

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