Fawad Alam returns in test cricket after 11 years

Fawad Alam returns in test cricket after 11 years

Left-handed batsman Fawad Alam has returns to test cricket after 11 years against England in Test 2 at the Rose Bowl. Captain Azhar Ali won the toss and decided to hit first. Fawad, 34, replaced Shadab Khan.

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

At the 2019/20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Fawad scored 781 runs in 10 games for Sindh. He finished the season with a good average of 71 and a high score of 211 against South Punjab in November.

It should be noted here that England leads the three-match test series 1-0 after winning the opening test by three wickets.