Second Test preview: Pakistan vs. Australia
Second Test preview: Pakistan vs. Australia

Under-pressure Pakistan will be facing high-on-confidence Australia in the second Test in the two-match series starting in Abu Dhabi from Tuesday.

The Men in Green will be desperate to turn things around after a demoralizing draw in the first Test, where the home side dominated first four day of the match but could not cross the final hurdle.

The Green Caps are expected to make at least one change as opener: Imam Ul Haq has been ruled out of the series after suffering a hand injury.

On the other hand, Kangaroos will be flying high after registering an impressive draw in the series opener, courtesy Usman Khawaja and Tim Paine's resilience on the final day of the match.

Key Players


Mohammad Hafeez – 9 Cr
First in the list of key players features Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who made a great comeback in the national team in the five-day format after a gap of two years. The veteran all-rounder looked in sublime form with the bat for the home side and also claimed a wicket in the second innings of the Dubai Test. Valued at 9 Cr, Hafeez accumulated 94 points in the last game and might prove to be an excellent purchase considering the fact that he averages 58.54 while playing at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, which is 19 runs more than his career average and also has 11 wickets to his name.

Yasir Shah – 9.5 Cr
Next in the list features Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah, who had a

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Azeem Siddiqui
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