Pakistan will perform as per expectation but still need improvement: Sarfraz

Monitoring Desk

LEEDS: Pakistan Cricket Team Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said on Thursday that Pakistan team performing as per expectation but the England should not take as easy in second test match.

Pakistan and England 2nd test will be played on 1st June at Leeds as earlier in the first cricket match Pakistan beat England team by nine wickets and secure its position by 1-0 in test series.

“It’s a good sign that our team is performing as per expectations in all three departments. But we have a lot to learn even then and have to accomplish a lot,” the Pakistani skipper said while speaking to journalists at Headingley.

He further said that Usman Salahuddin to replace injured Babar Azam in second Test

Ahmed confirmed that middle-order batsman Usman Salahuddin has been chosen over opener Fakhar Zaman to replace injured Babar Azam for the second test.

Sarfaraz said that the team practiced in an open field on Wednesday and refrained from issuing a comment on the pitch condition.

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