Pakistan cricket team leaves for England on a special plane
LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team left for Manchester on a special flight to play a long series against England.
The special plane of Pakistan cricket team flew from Lahore to Manchester at 10 o’clock. The Green Shirts will play 3 Tests and 3 T20I matches during the tour of England.
The national squad, which is currently heading to England, includes 20 players and 11 management members, while bowling coach Waqar Younis and physiotherapist Cliff Deacon will join the team from Australia and South Africa.
Apart from them, players who come positive for Corona Test will be able to be a part of the team after coming negative for 2 Tests.
Upon arrival in Manchester, the Pakistan cricket team will practice after a 14-day quarantine in Worcester, after which it will leave for Derbyshire on July 13.
The Pakistani team will play four-day matches at the Derbyshire County Cricket Ground.
Azhar Ali will lead the Test team during the tour of England, and Babar Azam will captain the T20 team. We are leaving for another historic visit to England: Babar Azam
Before leaving, T20 captain Babar Azam said that it has always been a pleasure to play in England, and now we are leaving for another historic tour of England.
He said that he was looking forward to this journey with talented players, and as always, the prayers of the fans were needed.
Babar Azam further said that the love and unconditional support of the fans is also needed at this time.