Fawad Alam makes comeback in Test cricket after 11 years


Southampton: Left-handed batsman Fawad Alam has made his comeback in Test cricket after 11 years against England in the second Test at The Rose Bowl.

Skipper Azhar Ali won the toss and decided to bat first. The 34-year-old Fawad has replaced Shadab Khan.

He has only played three Tests and has scored 250 runs. He scored 168 against Sri Lanka on his debut in Colombo in July 2009. Fawad last played against New Zealand in Dunedin in November the same year.

In the 2019/20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Fawad scored 781 runs in 10 matches for Sindh. He ended the season with a fine average of 71, and a high score of 211 against Southern Punjab in November.

It must be noted here that England is leading three-matches Test series 1-0 after winning the opening Test by three wickets.

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