Considerations began to be made to avoid the cheek spin trap, while the Pakistan team management agreed. It would not be wrong to call the conditions of this venue a spin net.
The Pakistan Test squad has camped in Colombo for a two-match series. The first match will be played at the Galle International Stadium from July 16 to 20. The conditions of the venue will not be called a spin net. The Sri Lankan team lost by 10 wickets.
In the first innings, Australian spinners Nathan Lane (5) and Mitchell Swapson (3) took wickets. Veteran pacers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins took just one wicket each. Successfully, only 2 out of 20 wickets from the winning team went to the pacers.
In the Australian innings, spinners Ramesh Mendis (4), Jeffrey Wanderse (2), Dhanan Jaya de Silva (1), medium pacer Asitha Fernando (2), a better run out, the Kangaroos did not lose a wicket in the second innings. Spinners took 25 out of 30 wickets in the match.
The Pakistan team management has joined hands to meet the spin challenge. Veteran league spinner Yasir Shah, who will replace Sajid Khan, will be the center of hope for the Green Caps. I had played an important role, Noman Ali will also be present to accompany him. There is an option to strengthen lower order batting along with spin bowling by preferring Salman Ali Agha or Mohammad Nawaz over Faheem Ashraf.
Australia and Sri Lanka also had a policy of 3 spinners, Pakistan’s part-time slowballers are Fawad Alam and captain Babar Azam, one of Hassan Ali, Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah will be selected to accompany Shaheen Shah Afridi in the pace battery. ۔
Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Azhar Ali and Mohammad Rizwan are the center of Pakistan’s hopes to compete against the Sri Lankan spinners. Batting of all-rounders and tailenders also plays an important role in the Loscorning innings. The Pakistan team will try to find out the answers to all these questions in the management practice sessions and the warm-up match starting July 11.
Yesterday, the guest cricketers started their full training at the R Sara Oval Ground in Colombo. The practice continued in separate nets for fast bowlers and spinners. Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafiq, Babar Azam, Azhar Ali and Fawad Alam conducted long sessions. , All-rounders and tailenders also continued to strive to improve their batting skills.
Assistant coach Shahid Aslam also gave separate practice to Abdullah Shafiq and Fawad Alam from throw bowling. Agha and Mohammad Nawaz also evoked the magic of slow bowling. Pacers Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hassan Ali, Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf spelled from time to time to adapt to the conditions.
Special practice of close catches was conducted in the long fielding session, the practice session of the week was canceled and the players will rest.