Yasir Shah is best leg-spinner since Warne – Stokes
MANCHESTER: England all-rounder Ben Stokes hailed Pakistan’s Yasir Shah on Wednesday as the best leg-spinner since Australia awesome Shane Warne.
Shah knocked down some pins Pakistan to a 75-run win over England in the main Test at Lord’s last week with a splendid match-pull of 10 for 141.
His arrival left Shah on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test bowler rankings and was all the more noteworthy as the pitch at Lord’s did not offer unnecessary turn.
That left Shah with 86 wickets in a negligible 13 Tests at a normal of 23, contrasted with Warne’s mammoth 708 in 145 Tests at a little more than 25 each in a vocation that finished in 2007.
Conditions could support Shah much more at Old Trafford, where the second Test begins on Friday.
Stirs, who will would like to make his arrival to Test cricket at the Manchester ground after a knee harm, was in probably of Shah’s quality.
“Yasir Shah, I figure, is the best leg-spinner since Shane Warne,” Stokes told an Old Trafford question and answer session show on Sky Sports.
“They are a decent group however we go into the Test match knowing how he bowls and we ought to have the capacity to check that,” the Durham all-rounder included.
“(The conditions are) something else we will need to attempt and adjust to and we’ll simply perceive how it goes.”
Stirs has not played for England since harming his knee in the main Test against Sri Lanka in May.
He came back to activity as a batsman just with Durham some time recently, in the wake of being esteemed not completely fit for the Pakistan opener, knocking down some pins for his area against Lancashire a week ago.
Having not demonstrated any unfriendly impacts taking after his knocking down some pins spell, the 25-year-old Stokes is excited to resume his England vocation.
“It’s the primary diversion where I have played doing both parts of my amusement,” he clarified.
“I have been playing as a batsman for two weeks, it is something I certainly needed, to get myself again into match circumstances.
“I have been knocking down some pins in the nets yet you can’t duplicate doing that, the main thing you can do is dish in an amusement. So it was great on that point and it was a gigantic certainty help.
“It appears a ton longer than it has been. I thought I would have been back sooner than I was, simply in view of how great the recovery was in the initial couple of weeks. I am here now and I’m back completely fit.”
Britain are 1-0 down in the four-match arrangement and Stokes is in line for a review to support the house side’s batting as much concerning his enthusiastic pace knocking down some pins.
“Losing is something that we can’t stand to do however we have been playing some great Test cricket in the course of the most recent two years,” he said.
“It’s one thrashing, we are not taking it to heart, we’re simply regarding it as a three-match arrangement and trusting we can win it.”