Misbah-ulHaq And Andrew Strauss Very Good Batting Captains


DUBAI: Rival captains Misbah-ul Haq and Andrew Strauss both accept batsmen will be beneath burden to accomplish as Pakistan booty on England in the aboriginal Analysis starting actuality from Tuesday.

The angle for the aperture appointment of the three-Test alternation at Dubai amphitheater is likley to advice circuit bowlers and although Pakistan were assertive to comedy with Saeed Ajmal and Adul Rehman, Strauss gave little hints at England's combination.

"It will depend on the accompaniment of the wicket, you consistently aces your aggregation which you
anticipate gives you the appropriate antithesis to win a Analysis and if the wicket turns a hell of a lot again acutely two spinners become an option," he said.

England, who rose to the top of the apple Analysis rankings in August aftermost year, aftermost played two spinners in a Analysis in March 2010 aback off-spinner James Tredwell partnered Graeme Swann.

But they will be adamantine apprenticed to accommodate Monty Panesar, because his eight-wicket booty in their additional bout bold win and the history of the angle which helps spinners.

Pakistan won one of the two Tests played actuality so far, adjoin Sri Lanka in October aftermost year on the aback of 13 wickets by the leash of Ajmal, Rehman and opener Mohammad Hafeez, who gives them an added advantage in spin.

Spinners additionally took 11 of the 25 wickets that fell in the fatigued Analysis amid Pakistan and South Africa in 2010.

England accident Tim Bresnan - who gives them a batting advantage - as anon as the bout started, will advance them to either comedy with bristles batsmen and accommodate a third seamer, but Strauss remained philosophical.

"I will say we are aggravating to put the appropriate aggregation to win a bold of cricket. That's consistently our philosophy," said Strauss, who showed aplomb paceman Stuart Broad will balance from a accessory bottom injury.

"Because the wickets actuality are analytic collapsed it's a abundant claiming for our bowlers who accept done well, so its a analytic abutting footfall to say 'right appear on lets prove ourselves' and absolutely you accept to comedy able-bodied adjoin them," said Strauss.

Strauss said Panesar bowled able-bodied and it was nice to see him aback in the account afterwards arena the aftermost of his 39 Tests at Cardiff in the 2009 Ashes.

"Monty bowled awfully able-bodied (in the ancillary game) and it's absurd to see him back, but as I said you aces the ancillary which fits the altitude and acquiesce you to win and that's all we will do tomorrow.

"The aboriginal Analysis consistently sets the accent for the blow of the alternation so the antecedent skirmishes are consistently important, Pakistan accept played lot added candid out actuality but the things are absolutely alike in this account as we accept a acceptable body up."

Misbah agreed batsmen will face a absolute analysis in Dubai.

"In Dubai whichever aggregation bats good, gets an bend and its not alone the bold of spinners, I anticipate fast bowlers additionally comedy a actual important role, if you attending at the aftermost alternation (against Sri Lanka), the aggregation which batted able-bodied won," he said.

"The wicket looks abundant bigger than the aftermost Analysis we played here, we accept a counterbalanced advance and the altitude actuality favours us but at the aforementioned time its important to comedy acceptable candid adjoin England.

"They are the top ancillary in the apple so we aloof can't await on the actuality that we apperceive the altitude well. We still accept to comedy acceptable candid to exhausted them."

The additional Analysis will be played in Abu Dhabi (January 25-29) while the third will be played in Dubai from February 3-7. The Tests will be followed by four one-day and three Twenty20 internationals.

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