Canterbury – Power drizzle and unhealthy mild supposed play on the second one day of Pakistan’s excursion opener towards Kent at Canterbury used to be deserted and not using a ball bowled on Sunday.
When the gamers must were taking the sector at 11:00am native time for the second one day of 4, they remained within the pavilion, with the pitch and sq. beneath protecting covers whilst the floodlights shone brightly towards a dismal sky.
The umpires then introduced they might take lunch 45 mins early within the hope of creating a instructed begin to the second one consultation.
However with the unhealthy climate firmly set in, the umpires referred to as off play for the day at 1:30pm.
Kent are 39 for one in respond to Pakistan’s first innings 168, a complete by which Imam-ul-Haq’s 61 used to be the highest rating.
Uncapped at Take a look at stage, Imam’s inclusion within the excursion squad generated debate for the reason that 22-year-old left-hander is the nephew of Pakistan leader selector and previous global batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq.
However there used to be no denying Imam’s ability or software as he struck 9 fours in a 111-ball innings performed in most often English overcast and swing-friendly prerequisites that favoured the bowlers, with medium-pacer Will Gidman taking 5 for 47.
Kent have been one for one in answer when Hasan Ali, some of the stars of Pakistan’s one-day Champions Trophy event win in Britain closing yr, had Daniel Bell-Drummond lbw.
However Sean Dickson 24 now not out and Kent captain Joe Denly 12 now not out noticed the hosts via to Saturday’s shut with out additional loss.
After this fit, Pakistan face Northamptonshire ahead of offering the opposition for Eire’s inaugural Take a look at, in Malahide, from Would possibly 11-15.
Pakistan then recross the Irish Sea for a two-Take a look at collection towards England at Lord’s (Would possibly 24-28) and Headingley (June 1-5).