Pakistan will be the third team, playing in England after West Indies & Ireland amid Pandemic. Pakistan lost the 1st test match by 3 wickets, it was an unexpected win till day 3rd as Pakistan was leading by a large margin but day 4 changed their fortune. When Woakes & Buttler’s massive partnership lead to England’s win, wrapping up the match in 4th day itself.
The second match will start from 13th August at 3:30PM (IST), in Rose Bowl Southampton.
Dream XI Prediction for 2nd Test Match
Wicket Keeper: Jos Buttler
Batsman: Babar Azam, Shan Masood, Joe Root (Captain), Ollie Pope
All Rounder: S.Khan, C Woakes (Vice Captain)
Bowler: Shaheen Afridi, Yasir Shah, James Anderson, Stuart Broad
Probable Playing XI:
England: Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Joe Root, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler, Dom Bess, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad, James Anderson
Pakistan: Shah Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naeem Shah
Weather Forecast: As per weather report, it may rain a bit in the morning on the first day. Maximum temperature is expected to be 27°C, minimum temperature will be 18°C.
Pitch Report: The match will be played in Southampton, dry conditions might prompt Pakistan to play spinners & given the Southampton pitch usually turns & bounces. The pitch at the Rose Bowl is a good track for batting Spin may be a factor too.
Fixtures: All the matches will start from 3:30PM (IST)
13 - 17 August - 2nd Test Rose Bowl Southampton
21-25 August – 3rd Test Rose Bowl Southampton