If something does not occur, it does not occur. Liam Livingstone makes his Test debut in Rawalpindi against Pakistan.

England captain Ben Stokes confirms Liam Livingstone will make his Test debut against Pakistan . England squad short of 11 players with illness that has been spreading throughout the squad .

Rawalpindi, Pakistan, December 1: Liam Livingstone, one of the few members of the squad not yet ill, is preparing to win his first Test cap as England takes on Pakistan on Thursday in Rawalpindi.Captain Ben Stokes revealed on Tuesday that Liam Livingstone will make his Test debut against Pakistan in Rawalpindi.Livingstone held composure just 24 hours after the start of the first Test between England and Pakistan was put in doubt due to a virus that was spreading throughout the England squad, leaving them short of 11 healthy cricketers, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).I've just been chilling upstairs, had breakfast with Sax (Mark Saxby), who has just returned from illness, so I haven't met anybody.

It's about me, though (the decision on whether the Test will begin as planned).I'll stick around it.I'll plan as if I'm going to make my debut tomorrow, and thats fine, but if it doesnt happen, it wont happen, according to ESPNcricinfo.Livingstone was quoted as saying that he didnt plan his trip.

It was a bit odd.Everyone was going down one after the other.He continued, I've been calm up to now.The first Test will be played in Rawalpindi (1-5 December), with James Anderson, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes, Will Jacks, Keaton Jennings, Jack Leach, Liam Livingstone, Jamie Overton, Joe Root, Mark Wood, and Rehan Ahmed.

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