Pakistan Cricket Team is all set to face the host England in the prestigious format as the highly anticipated Test series will begin in Manchester today.
Ahead of the mouth-watering encounter, the exciting bowling line-up of the men in green has been termed as ‘high class’ by the renowned cricket analyst and commentator Michael Vaughan.
The bowling attack of Pakistan for the Manchester Test features scintillating packages in the form of right-arm medium-fast bowling marvel Mohammad Abbas, left-arm fast and furious Shaheen Afridi and fierce right-arm fast bowling prospect Naseem Shah.
As it appears, the former English captain Michael Vaughan expects a spectacular show from the emerging pair of pacers Shaheen Afridi and Naseem Shah.
According to Vaughan, the duo of Shaheen-Naseem is the potential Wasim-Waqar pair in the coming times.
Particularly that young pair, we are probably talking about the new Wasim and Waqar in five years’ time, with the amount of cricket that they are going to play together,” said Vaughan, who has represented England in 82 Tests and 86 One Day Internationals.
Vaughan believes Mohammad Abbas has the required ingredients in his bag needed to test the English batsmen following being handed the Dukes ball.
“With the duke ball, Mohammad Abbas is going to move it and bring the batsman forward, which is exactly what you require,” Michael Vaughan revealed the mechanism Abbas would follow against the English batsmen.