Pakistan return to Test motion within the bio-secure bubble at Old Trafford on Wednesday six months after they thrashed Bangladesh of their final contest within the longest format.
England final week sealed a 2-1 collection victory over West Indies within the first worldwide collection since cricket floor to a halt as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
Paceman Tanveer, who has performed 119 white-ball matches for Pakistan and is pushing for a recall, is aware of Joe Root’s facet are favourites to safe one other collection win.
But with the thrilling Naseem Shah and Shaheen Afridi charging in mixed with the likes of seamer Mohammad Abbas and star spinner Yasir Shah, Tanveer says the vacationers can be an enormous menace if the batsmen step up
He instructed Stats Perform News: “Pakistan has the power to shock, everyone knows that. One day they are often nice and the subsequent day not so nice, however the unpredictability makes them extra harmful.
“I’m undoubtedly not writing Pakistan off. Yes, England have performed good cricket because the first Test in opposition to West Indies [which they lost in Southampton], particularly within the bowling division they appear robust.
“But having stated that, Pakistan additionally has good kids and bowling-wise I’m probably not anxious. But they may want the batsmen to assist the bowlers.
“If they’ll try this I believe it will likely be a superb competitors. England has the sting as a result of they’re at house and have already performed three Test matches, however Pakistan additionally has an opportunity. It’s going to be a really attention-grabbing Test match collection.”
Naseem grow to be the youngest bowler to take a Test hat-trick in opposition to the Tigers in February and Tanveer expects the 17-year-old to thrive in English situations.
He added: “Naseem Shah has proven he is superb with the crimson ball and I believe he can be extra threatening with the ball swinging round in England.
“He’s obtained tempo and he can swing the ball each methods, he is younger and may bowl lengthy spells. Shaheen Afridi is now a longtime cricketer and his confidence may be very excessive as a result of he is been performing properly because the World Cup.
“Naseem and Shaheen are going to be more and more threatening bowlers in Test cricket.”
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