Zimbabwe chosen to bat vs Pakistan
Zimbabwe will bat first after profitable the toss in Harare throughout the first of two Test matches. In sunny circumstances on the Harare Sports Club, Brendan Taylor, deputising for an injured Sean Williams, talked about his side wished to profit from the upper batting circumstances early on, and try and assemble scoreboard stress. Roy Kaia comes into the side for his debut Test, whereas Richard Ngarava edges out Victor Nyauchi in Zimbabwe’s first Test in opposition to Pakistan in eight years.
Babar Azam’s side will attempt to atone for the ultimate time these two carried out red-ball cricket, when Zimbabwe ran out shock winners. They go in with two spinners, with Sajid Khan incomes a debut as he appears to operate alongside Nauman Ali. Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali are the premier fast bowlers, with Faheem Ashraf the allrounder at No. 7.
It is a chance for Pakistan to pick out up a major away Test win beneath head-coach Misbah-ul-Haq; their ultimate eleven away Tests have seen 9 defeats and two rain-affected attracts.
Zimbabwe: 1 Prince Masvaure, 2 Kevin Kasuza, 3 Tarisai Musakanda, 4 Brendan Taylor (capt), 5 Milton Shumba, Roy Kaia, Regis Chakabva (wk), Donald Tiripano, Tendai Chisoro, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava.
Pakistan: 1 Imran Butt, 2 Abid Ali, 3 Azhar Ali, 4 Babar Azam (capt), 5 Fawad Alam, 6 Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 7 Faheem Ashraf, 8 Nauman Ali, 9 Hasan Ali, 10 Sajid Khan, 11 Shaheen Shah Afridi.