Pakistan win toss, bat first against Leicestershire in practice match

04:51 PM | 19 May, 2018
Pakistan win toss, bat first against Leicestershire in practice match
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LEICESTERSHIRE, England - Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and decided to bat first in a two-day warm-up match against Leicestershire here on Saturday.

Team Pakistan last week beat Ireland by five-wicket in the historic Test. The men in green will take on England on May 24 at Lord’s O in the first Test.

The Pakistan team consists of Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Sami Aslam, Usman Salahuddin, Sarfraz Ahmed, Saad Ali, Shahdab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hassan Ali, Muhammad Abbad and Rahat Ali.

The format of the practice match is two innings per side, with the side batting first in the first innings allowed to face a maximum of 100 overs of bowling. The hours of play are 11:00 local time (3pm Pakistan time) until 18:00 (10pm PST) with lunch taken at 13:00 (5pm PST) and tea at 15:40 (7:40pm PST).