Published On: Sat, May 21st, 2016

Inzamam demanded seaming pitches for preparation



Inzamamul Haq, the Pakistani cricket team’s new chief selector, has required seaming pitches for training prior to the national side starts a tour of England in July 2016.

Because of England’s impressive Test record at home, Inzamam has stated Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) chief curator that players who are present at the camp from 29 May to onwards in Lahore must be provided fresh seaming pitches for training.

It was reported on Friday that “Inzamam has gone through England’s record in Tests at home and is well aware that they thrashed India 3-1 in 2014, despite the visitors having a world class batting line-up,” a source from PCB stated on the term of inscrutability.

Previously, Inzamam also induced the board to send the team two weeks prior to England to establish an accommodation camp in Hampshire prior to the trip officially starts in July.

Almost 31 possible are at present receiving a boot camp in Abbottabad to evaluate and lift up fitness levels of players.

Though, from 29 May to onwards the act will move to Lahore where players will be joined by Mickey Arthur, the novel head coach. The week-long camp resided in Lahore will concentrate on players’ cricket skills for England’s visit.

The chief selector has recommended these gauges to permit team members to accustom to English terms, as it will be the initial time since 2013 that Pakistan will perform a Test series external Asia and the Middle East.

The sources stated that “Inzamam realises that Pakistan’s biggest problem is that since the tour of South Africa in 2013, the Test side was confined to playing in UAE where pitches did not test the batsmen,”

He further added that “Therefore, he knows that how Pakistani players adapt to English conditions will decide the series,”

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Albeit Pakistan are amid the apex three Test sides in ICC rankings, critics have inquired their batting presentation which is mostly limited to friendly situations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

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