Pakistan ODI captain is making the trip due to the demise of his mother-in-law
Pakistan ODI captain Azhar Ali will leave the team in the UAE before the second Test match against England starts on Thursday, October 22.
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He is making a trip back to the country because of the death of his mother-in-law.
My mother-in-law died last night Plz remember her in ur prayers.
— Azhar Ali (@AzharAli_) October 19, 2015
It is not confirmed, according to ESPNcricinfo, whether he will be back in time for the second Test or not.
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Azhar missed the first Test because of the toe injury which earlier ruled him out the of the third ODI against Zimbabwe where wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed stood as captain in place of him.
Pakistan need to stage a comeback: Waqar Younis
Pakistan were saved by bad light on day five of the first Test when England only needed 29 runs to take 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series.
Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis said that England had shed their underdogs tag and his team were now supposed to make a comeback.
“Yes, its a big relief not being 0-1 down and I am confident that my side will bounce back,” said Waqar.
“Before the series started it was their (England) own verdict that they were underdogs but now we are the side which have to stage a comeback.”
More updates will be added soon…