Shaheen Shah Afridi was harmed in the main Test against Sri Lanka in Galle. He is as yet not recuperated. Pakistan commander Babar Azam has reported to play spinner Numan Ali rather than him in the subsequent Test.
The second test between the two groups is beginning from Sunday (July 24). Like the principal match, it will likewise be played at Galle Stadium. Numan’s position in the 11th spot is very nearly 100%. About him, Babar said on Saturday, “Shahin’s nonappearance is most certainly a major blow for us. The manner in which he bowls, he takes wickets when required, which helps the group a ton. Tragically, he can’t enter the field. I will feel his need.’
Babar adds, ‘Taking into account what is happening, we are taking a spinner in the group. Taking Numan Ali. He will play. We will field with two pacers. We will attempt to handle the best XI. The mix not entirely settled by the circumstance.’
It just so happens, Shaheen made a remarkable commitment to the triumph by pursuing 342 goes against Sri Lanka. He additionally took 4 wickets on turning wickets like objectives. Sri Lanka’s innings fell to 222 runs. Pakistan’s most memorable innings finished at 218 runs. Notwithstanding, Pakistan was at risk for finishing the innings from the beginning. Babar Azam and Naseem Shah’s solidness dispersed that misgiving. Sri Lanka scored 337 runs in the subsequent innings.
Therefore, Pakistan got an objective of 342 races to win. That target was accomplished by Abdullah Shafique’s courageous 160, Babar Azam’s 55, Mohammad Rizwan’s 40, Imam Ul Haque’s 35 and Mohammad Nawaz’s 19 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi as of now has 99 Test wickets. Accordingly, he should hang tight for an additional opportunity to get his 100th Test wicket. He will end up being the eleventh Pakistani bowler to step through 100 wickets in Exams.