BBC Sport - Ian Bell expects difficult time for England in UAE

Jayawardene can help England - Bell

England batsman Ian Bell believes the Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates will provide a stern challenge, saying victory would be among the best results he has had as an international player.

England lost 3-0 to Pakistan in the UAE in 2012, but Bell tells BBC Sport's Joe Wilson they are better equipped this time.

He also praises the appointment of Mahela Jayawardene as a consultant coach and believes the Sri Lanka legend can help improve England's record on the subcontinent.

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