Shadab hits with a big blow as he has been ruled out of the first test match against Australia due to injury which accidently came in Asia Cup.
A major blow for the Pakistan as well as they were planning to set trio for the first test which looks no more, however Pakistan hopes to get his fitness back in few days to be picked for the second test.
Shadab who could be more effective on these pitches especially against Australia who are not known as good against spin especially in subcontinent been rested for the first test now which is the confirmed by the team management.
Shadab who could be more effective for sure as he proved him in swing conditions as well, in England tour he got three fifties in three test matches with good average which shows he is developing in the longest format too.
His development was leashed by Mickey Arthur during the series while making the deal to hit few fifties there while batting at 7, he fulfilled requirement in style with guaranteed bright future ahead.
In his place Bilal Asif will make debut for Pakistan who is more effective batman than Bowler, as Muhammad hafeez has returned to the side will keep balance in the side with having Yasir Shah Along side Bilal Asif, this trio will play in the first test match.
Spin bowling was the key factor when Australia toured UAE last time, conditions suit them and hot weather makes fast bowler to work more harder as compare to spin.
There is one more decision to be taken whether team wants to pick Wahab Riaz or Mir Hamza for the first test, as Wahab could not perform as good it could be against him, Mir Hamza might debut and join Muhammad Abbas in the team as 2nd fast bowler.