England’s Shahzad Out of First Pakistan Test; Bresnan Comes In

England bowler Ajmal Shahzad has been ruled out of the first cricket Test against Pakistan because of an ankle injury. Tim Bresnan has been added to the squad.

Shahzad has been withdrawn “as a precautionary measure,” the England & Wales Cricket Board said in an e-mailed statement, adding that he may be able to return for the second Test.

The opening match of the four-Test series starts tomorrow in Nottingham.

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