Rawalpindi Test: Pakistan Might Not Change The Winning Combination

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Rawalpindi Test i.e. also the last of the two match Test series between Pakistan and South Africa is all set to begin tomorrow and so, here is a look at a few things ahead of the all-important game.

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Pakistan Likely To Remain Unchanged

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Pakistan are likely to stick with the same winning combination that played in Karachi. Nevertheless, there still is a probability of including Haris Rauf in the playing eleven i.e. if the wicket and conditions otherwise are conducive to pace bowling in which case spinner Nauman Ali despite a wonderful debut will have to sit out.  

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Test Ranking At Stake

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Another victory for the green shirts will not only help them white-wash the Proteas but it will also allow the national side to move to fifth position in the ICC Test rankings. They are placed at number seven position as of now. 

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Babar Azam Opens Up Ahead Of The Game

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Speaking ahead of the series decider skipper, Babar Azam said, “Yes, these are home conditions but South Africa is a top Test side and beating them was morale-boosting.

“We have been telling the players to be confident. I don’t want them to take pressure, learn from mistakes and do your best.”