Raza to lead Pakistan 'A' in second England tour match
DateLine: 2nd November 2005
Hasan Raza will lead a Pakistan 'A' squad featuring seven Test players against England in the tourists' second warm-up match in Lahore, the Pakistan Cricket Board said Wednesday.
The second tour match starts Sunday.
Raza, also a member of Pakistan's 16-man squad for the first Test, leads a line-up which beat Australia 'A' in their home series two months ago.
England fought back to win the first warm-up match against Pakistan Cricket Board Patron's XI by 52 runs on Wednesday, despite setting the home team a target of only 158.
The first of three Tests begins in the central city of Multan on November 12.
Taufeeq Umar, Imran Farhat, Shahid Yousuf, Hasan Raza (capt), Faisal Athar, Mansoor Amjad, Amin-ur-Rehman (wicketkeeper), Arshad Khan, Mohammad Asif, Shahid Nazir, Mohammad Khalil, Rizwan Ahmed, Junaid Zia and Usman Tariq.
(Article: Copyright © 2005 AFP)