• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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England turn to Pakistan great Saqlain to help solve spin problem

Saqlain Mustaq with Adil Rashid at Old Trafford

By: Eastern Eye Staff

England are in a spin in more ways than one as they head into the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Friday (July 22) looking to level the four-match series at 1-1. Alastair Cook’s men suffered a 75-run defeat inside four days in last week’s first Test at Lord’s, with Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah taking 10 wickets. England will hope to play Shah better at Old Trafford, where the pitch is likely to offer more turn and have called in former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq as a coaching consultant at Manchester. While they will hope he can advise…

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