Paceman Wahab Riaz was pleased over driving Pakistan’s assault on the third day of the second Test against England on Saturday, saying that satisfying desires set on him was his fundamental objective.
The 30-year-old point got 4-66 to wreck England for 242 in their first innings, giving Pakistan an imperative lead of 136 in the first innings at Dubai stadium.
Paceman Wahab Riaz was delighted over leading Pakistan’s attack on the 3rd day of the 2nd Test against England
Pakistan swelled that prompt 358 by shutting the day on 222-3 with Misbah-ul-Haq thumping a quick 87 and Younis Khan an enduring 71 as they took out an alternative on snatching a 1-0 lead in the three-match arrangement.
Riaz conceded as the pioneer of the assault he was under heaps of desires.
“As the pioneer of the assault it is my part to lead and assume that liability,” said Riaz who was capably helped by leg-spinner Yasir Shah who took 4-93.
“Consistently and in each spell I need to create my best in light of the fact that my group has desires with me and I need to satisfy those and I am cheerful that I did that today.”
Riaz started England’s batting breakdown, disposing of the risky Joe Root for 88 at an opportune time the third morning after England continued on an in number 182-3.
“Root’s wicket was imperative,” said Riaz of the England’s number four.
“He plays uninhibitedly and doesn’t take weight and we knew where to go away his runs and we did that and got him out which was an essential wicket.”
That began a wicket slide in which England lost their last seven wickets for 60 runs.
Riaz said that different bowlers supplement him well.
“I think Yasir has done well in the previous few Tests,” said Riaz of the leg-spinner.
“He is our principle weapon what’s more him (Zulfiqar) Babar and Imran (Khan) give me edge as in they keep the weight which permits me to assault.”
Riaz needs to see Pakistan include more runs Sunday to drive a 1-0 lead in the three-match arrangement after the first Test finished in an attract Abu Dhabi a week ago.
“I think Yasir will be the key player tomorrow on the grounds that there is a decent turn on the pitch and on the off chance that we have that sort of score which we are searching for then England will be under weight and it is difficult to play turn here.”