PAK vs ENG: Pakistan is currently in England for the limited-overs series & this could be a challenging tour for the visitors as we all are aware of England’s excellence in white-ball cricket. Just before Pakistan left for England they suffered a major setback as their batting Coach Younis Khan quit form his role. Despite facing setbacks PAK Captain is hopeful of emerging victorious in the limited-overs series.
In a video posted on Youtube Babar Azam has shared an emotional message for his fans before the tour officially begins. He said to his fans that Pakistan is in England to win & the National team will not disappoint its fans.
“My dear cricket fans, I hope you are doing fine. Players and fans have a great relationship and they are nothing without each other. This relationship is getting stronger with each passing day. Fans are also special for Pakistan cricket who stand by them during good and bad times. They cheer on our win and give us confidence when we lose. This is their identity. When we talk about Pakistani people present in the United Kingdom we can’t express their support in words. After Pakistan, we have the biggest fan base in the UK,” Babar said.
Captain Babar Azam further said that the team has reached England & is currently undergoing quarantine. He said that the players are very excited for the England tour as fans would be allowed in the stadium during the fixtures. Azam also urged the fans to support the team by watching their matches on television & extending their support through social media. He concluded his note by ensuring the fans that Pakistan’s squad will emerge victorious in the tour & the team will not disappoint its fans.
The touring team will play three ODIs & three T20I matches against England Pakistan will also play two 50 overs intra-squad practice matches & will head to Cardiff on July 6 where the first ODI against England will be played on July 8.
PAK vs ENG Full Schedule
|8th July||1st ODI||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|10th July||2nd ODI||Lord’s, London|
|13th July||3rd ODI||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|16th July||1st T20I||Trent Bridge, Nottingham|
|18th July||2nd T20I||Headingley,Leeds|
|20th July||3rd T20I||Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester|
Pakistan ODI Squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Usman Qadir
Pakistan T20I Squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Arshad Iqbal, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sharjeel Khan, and Usman Qadir.
England squads – Not announced yet
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