English player will experience the challenging probability of conquering Pakistan’s new look spinning duo as the Ashes champions try to opposite their 3-0 whitewash before around on the dry pitch of the UAE. When they met in the UAE last time, Pakistan annihilated the then world number one rank team in 3-0, thanks to Saeed Ajmal who took 24 wickets and Abdul Rehman who took 19 wickets.
As they start a three match test series in Abu Dhabi from 13 October, Pakistan will depend on the same tool but in the arms of leg spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar who have taken over from Ajmal and Rehman, who were not chosen for the tour.
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“I think they have performed six or seven series and haven’t lost any one. That reveals what is at the front side of us. The best part in test cricket is trying to win away from home ground. It’s getting tougher and tougher,” said cook, one of four heirs of the 2012 serie“I don’t think Ajmal’s absence deteriorates or fortifies them anyway. It’s always when you perform against Pakistan, India or Sri Lanka spin plays its part,” Cooke said.
Cook confessed Yasir Shah presents a wide range of difficulties. “He has an excellent start to his Test career,” said Cook. “Sixty wickets in ten games is a great attempt and obviously Saeed was an excellent bowler as well.”