MANCHESTER: Pakistan opener Shan Masood has said it will not be easy to play in the rainy season and now the first day of the first Test against England is looking good.
Shan Masood, A young batsman of age 30, scored an unbeaten 46 on a rain-affected day and was in constant partnership with Babar Azam (69) before the game was stopped due to poor lighting.
“As a team, being in that stop-start position is challenging because you have to switch, switch off and switch again. These are the challenges of Test cricket, especially we all know about the weather in England, ”he told reporters after the day. “We are facing this difficult period in perspective of weather and if the weather is good, we will start from the 2nd,” he said.
Masood praised Babar, saying we are proud to have a batsman like him. “I have always enjoyed batting with him and there is no doubt that our team has a batsman who ranks among the top batsmen in the world in all three formats,” he said.
Masood considers himself and his teammates very lucky to play Test cricket during the COVID-19 epidemic. “Even at this time of the epidemic, we agreed to play the game we all love, we are proud that I we are playing for our country in this difficult environment. We have been training for the last one month, but it’s hard to play internationally.” He said.