#PakvsAus: A Look At The Possible Playing XIs For The Second Test

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Second #PakvsAus Test is scheduled to begin from tomorrow at National Stadium, Karachi and so, here is a look at the likely playing eleven for both sides.

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#PakvsAus: Pakistan’s Likely Playing XI

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The green shirts are likely to make 2 changes i.e. Nassem Shah is all set to make way for Hasan Ali while either all-rounder Faheem Ashraf or leg spinner Zahid Mahmood are likely to play ahead of Iftikhar Ahmed. 

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Australia on the other hand have confirmed one change i.e. leg spinner Mitchell Swepson will be allowed debut at the expense of Josh Hazlewood.

Pakistan’s Likely XI: Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (captain), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf/Zahid Mehmood, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi.
Australia’s Likely XI: David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins (capt), Mitchell Swepson, Nathan Lyon.


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During an online interaction ahead of the second Test Pakistan’s skipper said, “We had a look at the pitch yesterday and planned things initially. We will have a look today again and finalize our playing XI for tomorrow. We know the spin-friendly behavior of Karachi’s pitch and we are ready to give opponents tough time.”