After 17-Year Hiatus! England Cricket Team Arrives In Pakistan

After 17-Year Hiatus! England Cricket Team Arrives In Pakistan

England cricket team in Pakistan

After long 15 years, get ready Pakistani cricket fans the England cricket team has landed in Pakistan to play 7 matches of the T20 series.

Undoubtedly, it’s a proud moment for every cricket lover out there and a big occasion for PCB that another international cricket team decided to play in Pakistan.

Source: DAWN

Security has been tight, as per the sources in civil aviation, the English cricket team arrived in Karachi on an Emirates flight via Dubai Thursday morning.

Police officials said strict security arrangements were made for the visiting team for their drive from the Karachi airport to the hotel.

England landed in Pakistan

Everyone remembers the day when New Zealand canceled their whole tour right before a few hours remaining for the toss on the basis of a false bomb threat message.

Source: DAWN

Following that, British High Commissioner came forward and said “Our travel advice for Pakistan has not changed.”

But after facing endless backlash from British Journalists and other former players England rescheduled their tour.

Right after next month, ECB Ian Watmore apologized and promised that England team will arrive in Pakistan for the series and here they are.

Source: Cricket Times

The first four matches of the series will be played at the National Stadium, while the last three will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium.

England team T20 Squad

  1. Jos Buttler (captain)
  2. Moeen Ali
  3. Jonathan Bairstow
  4. Harry Brook
  5. Sam Curran
  6. Chris Jordan
  7. Liam Livingstone
  8. Dawid Malan
  9. Adil Rashid
  10. Phil Salt
  11. Ben Stokes
  12. Reece Topley
  13. David Willey
  14. Chris Woakes
  15. Mark Wood

The Pakistan cricket team squad hasn’t been announced yet. Jos Butler England’s skipper will likely do a press conference at 2pm.

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