Pakistan, Sussex observe minute-long silence to honour Edhi853 views
HOVE: Pakistan and Sussex cricket teams observed a minute’s silence in the memory of Abdul Sattar Edhi, who passed away in the late hours of Friday, before the start of play on Saturday.
The national side also donned black arm-bands to honour the country’s most celebrated philanthropist.
The national side is locking horns with Sussex for its second first-class contest before the first of the four Test matches begins Thursday.
After a decent show in the first three-day match against Somerset, the unchanged batting line-up put up 363 runs for the loss of five wickets by the end of first day after which Misbah-ul-Haq declared the innings.
Pakistan’s One-Day International (ODI) skipper, Azhar Ali, outshone his teammates with a remarkable 266-ball 145, his second century on the tour.
With three changes in the bowling line-up, Pakistan fancy defending their first innings lead.
Mohammad Amir, Rahat Ali, and Yasir Shah have been rested to make way for Imran Khan, Wahab Riaz, and Zulfiqar Baber.
Pakistan will play England in four Tests, five ODIs, and a Twenty20 International in the two-month-long tour.
News Source Muslim Times