Rawalpindi Test between Pakistan and England to begin as scheduled

Rawalpindi Test between Pakistan and England to begin as scheduled

The first Test between Pakistan and England in Rawalpindi is set to begin today as scheduled, with the ECB informing the PCB on Thursday morning that they were in a position to field a XI.

The prospect of the match being delayed by 24 hours arose on the eve of the Test after an illness swept through the England camp, casting doubt over whether the visitors would have enough fit players to take the field. With England having named their starting XI 48 hours before the game, it remains to be seen how many of those players end up taking the field.

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