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LONDON - Brazil midfielder Paulinho is set to undergo a medical at Tottenham on Friday ahead of a move from Corinthians. LeGarrette Blount Jersey . Paulinho, 24, is due in London where he will hold talks with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy and manager Andre Villas-Boas. Named by FIFA as the third best player at the Confederations Cup, which Brazil won, Paulinho will be Tottenhams first signing of the summer. Tottenham is looking to strengthen its squad after finishing fifth in the Premier League last season and narrowly missing out on a place in the Champions League. Wes Hopkins Jersey . The Croatian served 21 aces and hit 42 winners against Sijsling, who double-faulted to give Cilic a 4-3 lead in the deciding set. "All the players, they know me and they were really happy to see me and they were really happy that this is over for me," Cilic said. Trey Burton Jersey . Nathan MacKinnon, Jamie McGinn and Jan Hejda also scored for the Avalanche, who won despite being outshot 38-23. MacKinnons goal, also on the power play, came with just over a minute remaining. . The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday. The Nets said they would issue another update next week after consultation with their doctors. Match factsOctober 21-25, 2016 Start time 10am local time (0600 GMT)Big PictureAfter lop-sided T20 and ODI series, West Indies fought to make the day-night Test in Dubai a thriller. While Pakistan eventually won in the last hour of play on the fifth day, they had to work hard for the 1-0 lead as West Indies showed resilience for two long days, thanks to Darren Bravos plucky 116. Bravo held the sides chase together, taking the team to within 83 runs of the target of 346 before being dismissed.West Indies also had other strong performances - Devendra Bishoos record 8 for 49, and Marlon Samuels 76 in the first innings - and through their performance in the second innings appeared to have regrouped as a team after the limited-overs losses.The attention on the day-night Test and the pink ball will now shift to the traditional day game and the red ball. For Pakistan, the likely return of Younis Khan, who was added to the squad after recovering from dengue fever, will be a boost to a batting line-up that floundered without his calming influence in the second innings in Dubai. Azhar Alis form at the top of the order will be important, as will Yasir Shah, but West Indies can look at Bravos innings in Dubai for lessons on how to tackle Yasir. A 3-0 scoreline is not unlikely for Pakistan but they will probably have to work harder for it than they had to in the limited-overs series.Form guidePakistan: WWLLW (last five completed matches, most recent first)West Indies: LDLDLIn the spotlightInducted into the opening slot, Sami Aslam has struggled to convert his starts into big runs in the five Tests he has played in. In Dubai, he scored 90 in the first innings and 44 in the second but couldnt go on and reach a century. Similarly, on the tour of England, he scored 82 and 70 in the Edgbaston Test.The conditions in the UAE make it tough for fast bowlers to get wickets, and West Indies troubles have been compounded by the lack of effectiveness of frontline bowler Shannon Gabriel. Although he consistently bowled at speeds of over 140kph in Dubai, Gabriel couldnt find the wickets while also struggling to control the run rate as much as his Pakistan counterpart Wahab Riaz. His trouble with no-balls in the first innings - he bowled 10 - was also an issue for West Indies. He will have to step up for them to fare better.Team newsBabar Azam, who made his debut in Dubai, may make way for Younis Khan in the playing XI. Pakistan may also look at bringing in left-arm spinner Zulfiqarr Babar in place of Mohammad Nawaz, who also made his debut in Dubai. Wilbert Montgomery Jersey. Pakistan (possible): 1 Sami Aslam, 2 Azhar Ali, 3 Younis Khan, 4 Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), 5 Asad Shafiq, 6 Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), 7 Mohammad Nawaz, 8 Wahab Riaz, 9 Yasir Shah, 10 Mohammad Amir, 11 Sohail Khan.While there are a few weak links, West Indies may not want to tamper too much with a combination that fought hard in the first Test.West Indies (possible): 1 Kraigg Brathwaite, 2 Leon Johnson, 3 Darren Bravo, 4 Marlon Samuels, 5 Jermaine Blackwood, 6 Roston Chase, 7 Shane Dowrich (wk), 8 Jason Holder (capt), 9 Devendra Bishoo, 10 Miguel Cummins, 11 Shannon Gabriel.Pitch and conditionsThe pitch for the previous Test in Abu Dhabi, between England and Pakistan in October last year, drew criticism for its unresponsive nature. In matches prior to that one, however, the pitch offered some assistance to seamers and spinners. The weather is expected to be clear in Abu Dhabi for the course of the game.Stats and triviaDarren Bravo has made 1507 runs in Asia at an average of 60.28, the third-best for any overseas batsman with at least 1500 runs in Asia. Bravo has hit five hundreds and seven fifties in just 15 Tests in AsiaMisbah-ul-Haq is set to equal Imran Khans record of captaining Pakistan in the most Tests. The Abu Dhabi match will be Misbahs 48th Test as captainPakistan have a 4-0 win-loss record from eight Tests in Abu Dhabi - the most they have played and won at any venue without losing a matchMarlon Samuels made his debut in 2000 and has played 69 Tests. He needs another 146 runs to complete 4000 runs in the formatQuotesI am very happy the way Pakistan won the Test, the way Azhar scored a triple hundred and joined that elite group. I was watching the match and was very excited when on the last day there were ups and downs. The way West Indies fought and Darren Bravo scored that fighting hundred, its pleasing when youngsters play like this.Younis Khan was watching the Dubai Test closely from the sidelines, and was happy to see a good contestWe are accustomed to the conditions, only pink ball was new to us. Our body needed to get accustomed to the clock, bowling in the night and the afternoon start. Now we have the whole day, and it is a small adjustment.Jason Holder on the challenges of going back to day cricket after five days of playing in the night Wholesale Authentic JerseysWholesale NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys AuthenticCheap Jerseys 2018Cheap Nike NFL JerseysWholesale Jerseys 2020Jerseys From China' ' '

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