PAK vs WI 1st Test Live Cricket Score Streaming Match Result Highlights Prediction :- The Pakistan and West Indies are ready to face each other in an ultimate battle in the longer version of the game. These two teams will lock their horns on October 13, 2016, for the first test match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
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Pakistan Team Preview
The Pakistan after whitewashing the West Indies team in the shorter format of the Cricket will now take them for the longer version of the game. Misbah-ul-Haq is back in action as the skipper of the Pakistan test team, and his eyes will be looking at the No. 1 ranking test ranking in ICC which they lost to India.
The Pakistan Test team is the mixture of young and experienced contenders. Although, their batting stalwart Younis Khan will miss the series due to the back strain.
The likes of Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed along with captain Misbah-ul-Haq will make the batting order of this team. Babar Azam has been called up for the first time in Test team after his 3 tons in three successive ODI games, and he will most probably bat at No. 3.
Also, Mohammad Nawaz has been called up to the Test squad, and he is also likely to make his debut in the very first test match. Meanwhile, the Pakistan selector has sacked veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez after his poor show in the England tour.
The Mohammad Amir will lead the bowling unit of Pakistan, and he will find the support from Wahab Riaz and Sohail Khan. Yasir Shah along with Zulfiqar Babar will spin the red cherry for the team. Well, Misbah will take a guard in this match with the single motive of winning it and putting up a solid performance in the very first test match.
Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed(w), Mohammad Nawaz, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Khan, Imran Khan, Rahat Ali, Zulfiqar Babar
West Indies Team Preview
The West Indies team has a disappointed t20 series and ODI series. They faced humiliation in the shorter in the colored clothing as Pakistan whitewashed them.
Although, the action now shifted to the longer format of the game and Jason Holder led side must look for another fresh start to earn some pride in Test match format.
The West Indies test team has a couple of impressive performers and if, they groomed well then there will be no stopping for Carribean people in the longer format of the game.
The likes of Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Blackwood and Roston Chase are the starts in the West Indies batting lineup. Jason Holder along with Carlos Braithwaite will be the quality all rounder for the team.
The bowling unit of this team will be lead by, Shannon Gabriel along with spinner Devendra Bishoo. It is believed that Alzarri Joseph will make his debut in this match to provide some solidity to the bowling department of West Indies team.
Although, it will not be going to easy for Jason Holder’s man to beat Pakistan team at their second home, but Cricket is a game of uncertainty anything can happen.
West Indies Squad
Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Dowrich(w), Jason Holder(c), Roston Chase, Shannon Gabriel, Devendra Bishoo, Jomel Warrican, Alzarri Joseph, Carlos Brathwaite, Leon Johnson, Miguel Cummins.
Pakistan is hot favorite to win this match.