DUBAI: England’s Crazy Army of loud fans were left with an empty feeling as their team slipped to beat by Pakistan inside 3 days in a first Test played in a ethereal (25,000) capability Dubai Stadium.
Dressed inEngland’s blue ODI colors, the Barmy Army, who follows their team around the world, outnumbered the Pakistani admirers who struggle to take time off from their works in the Gulf State.
It’s thrilling to be here in the UAE, but the stands are quiet, Graham Ffitch told news agency. We expect to take genuine rivalry in the stands from the Indian admirers whenEngland goes there in October this year.
England will trip Sri Lanka in April and face a truly confront to keep their world number 1 Test status in the sub-continent, regarded as their poor point. Things have not in progress fine.
The second Test will be played inAbu Dhabi (January 25-29), while the third Test returns toDubai from February 3-7. The Tests will be followed by four one-day and three Twenty20 Internationals. And the premier stands’ tickets for the limited over series are already sold out.
A few Barmy Army members bought 2 tickets just to take pleasure in the sun. Quite a lot of the lads have bought 2tickets. I believe we’ll begin off in the sun, Billy Cooper, the Barmy Army’s long-serving trumpeter, told newspaper.