2nd Test, Preview: England vs Pakistan at Leeds
May 31 (CRICKETNMORE) - England will take on Pakistan in the second and final test at Leeds starting from June 1. The hosts were thrashed by nine wickets in the series opener at Lord’s on Sunday.
England dropped Mark Stoneman and replaced the opening batsman with Keaton Jennings.
Pakistan would be high on confidence after their nine-wicket routing of England in the opening test match. England, on the other hand, will be aiming for victory to level the series. The home side has a good record in tests against Pakistan at this ground with just the one defeat from nine matches.
Squads: England vs Pakistan
England: Joe Root (c), Mark Stoneman, Alastair Cook, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Dom Bess, Mark Wood, Sam Curran
Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (c/wk), Azhar Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Sami Aslam, Haris Sohail, Fakhar Zaman, Saad Ali, Asad Shafiq, Usman Salahuddin, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali, Rahat Ali, Faheem Ashraf
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